Posts in category "SEO"

Google Keyword Tool: All Hail Your New Master

Google Keyword Tool: All Hail Your New Master
“Hey Julie, I’m working on this post about blah blah blah, and I’m having trouble coming up with some decent keywords. Could you give me some?” I get this email several times a day, every day. And my answer is usually “sure I can.” And I can. But so can you. And then you don’t... Read more »

Google, Spiders, and You

Google, Spiders, and You
Did you know Google is overrun by spiders? It’s true, and spiders are the key to how Google indexes and ranks your blog posts in search results. Here’s how Google describes the process: Google’s spiders regularly crawl the web to rebuild our index. Crawls are based on many factors such as PageRank, links to a... Read more »

Choosing keywords: A non-love story

Choosing keywords: A non-love story
I’ll be the first to admit that choosing keywords is hard. And a pain in the buns. And it’s kind of like an Escher painting; the more you think about it, the harder it gets. Most of the time, I find blogger-level SEO to be pretty straightforward, but choosing keywords is the one area everyone... Read more »
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Ten Steps to SEO Success

Ten Steps to SEO Success
Well, maybe not 10 steps (that sounds rather involved). More like 1o things (and I mean easy, breezy things) that will get your post higher rankings on Google. And who doesn’t want that? Anyone? Anyone? I thought not. Ahem. Without further ado, here are 10 easy things you should do to, for lack of a... Read more »