The 10 most common WordPress SEO challenges and how to solve them

If you’re new to the business of SEO and are just figuring out how to optimize your WordPress site for search, navigating the landscape of SEO can seem like a nightmare. Here are 10 challenges to watch out for, and how you can solve them.

5 SEO features to make sure your ecommerce platform supports

When choosing an ecommerce platform to power your online store, it’s important to consider search engine optimization (SEO) features in your decision-making process. Let’s take a look at five core features that your ecommerce platform needs to have, along with examples of platforms that offer each feature.

Build it and they shall come: Why your site architecture and search strategy must be aligned

As a society, we have been conditioned with the age-old saying “Build it and they shall come”. However, does this hold true … read more

Why SEOs can’t afford to wait around for a mobile-first index

SEO and performance marketing agency BrightEdge today released a new report which sheds light on the steadily widening gap between mobile and desktop search. I spoke to Erik Newton, VP of Customer Marketing and Head of SEO at BrightEdge, about the report’s findings, Google’s mobile-first index tests, and how SEOs can adapt their strategy.

The best SEO influencers and resources to follow

The SEO industry has spawned a vast array of influencers, dispensing invaluable insights that businesses can apply to their own strategies. With luminaries like Rand Fishkin, Danny Sullivan and Matt McGee announcing their departures from the scene in the near future, who should SEOs follow for advice and best practices? Here are some of the best experts and resources in the industry right now.

5 ways to identify potential featured snippets to rank for

Have you been wondering how to start owning Google’s featured snippets for your brand? The first, and most important, step in earning featured snippets is understanding how to identify “snippable” opportunities. Here are five ways to identify those opportunities.

How to escape Google’s filter bubble

Over the years, Google has greatly increased the extent to which it tailors results to the user, with the aim of improving accuracy and relevance. While this can be helpful and convenient, many users find it disturbing – or unhelpful to their efforts in getting their site found by a wider audience. Here, we look at how, as a user, you can escape Google’s filter bubble – and as an SEO, how you can penetrate it.

The 15 best Google Chrome extensions for SEO

Google Chrome has taken a dominant position as the world’s favorite desktop browser, and it can be customized using tens of thousands of downloadable browser extensions. Among these are hundreds of SEO-themed extensions which can assist SEOs in every part of their work. Here are our 15 favorites.

Why site speed is as important as ever on the visual web

As the internet has become a more important part of our daily lives, our online experience has evolved and we prefer much more visual content. But visual content, and its associated massive file sizes, slows down websites. Here’s why SEOs shouldn’t overlook this as an issue, and what can be done about it.