Last week, I talked about how register and filler (i.e. level of formality and extraneous speech) affect the viability of your blog. The Language of Blogging: Part 2 takes a look at some other linguistic concepts to keep in mind while you’re blogging. Code-switching: Bilingual bloggers, take note: code-switching, i.e. alternating between languages, can throw  … Read more

#linguistics #SEO

7/30/13 Update: Search Engine Land just released an in-depth explanation of the Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors, combined with a quick-start guide to SEO. View it HERE. For this week’s link roundup I wanted to share some interesting content that was recently released in the SEO community. The Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors  … Read more

#Content #link building #Link Roundup #SEO

SEOmoz wrote a great article on foreign language SEO back in December. As they mention, only two of the world’s top ten economies (the US and the UK) are predominantly English speaking. While some of the other top tens have a large English-speaking population (India and Germany come to mind), the appeal of one’s native  … Read more

#foreign language #google analytics #SEO #seomoz

If you are a regular reader of the Wheelhouse blog, you’ll remember the contest we ran a few weeks ago for a free voucher to Aaron’s Google Analytics (GA) course at the School of Visual Concepts. I was interested in learning Google Analytics so I asked Aaron, a few months prior, if I could sit  … Read more

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There are numerous ways to feature content on your website or blog. Below is a list of nine of the best ways to show off stats about your business or engage your audience.

#Content #Data #Images #SEO #Visual

Rand Fishkin said it back in 2011: “the job of the SEO has been upgraded to an organic web strategist.” It was true back then and, with the roll out of Google Panda and Penguin in 2012, nothing is truer as we enter the new year. The new role involves a mix of content creation,  … Read more

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Link-Building Strategies Guest blogging may be the most well known link-building strategy, but it’s not always the most effective. The best approach depends on your site’s Internet presence, and since no two websites are exactly alike, it’s important to create an individualized link-building plan. Read on to learn about my observations from the field. Image  … Read more

#Guest Blogging #link building #Links #SEO

In Part 1 of my Blogging SEO for Beginners: Optimize Your Posts, I covered the steps you can take to optimize your post content. In Part 2, I will cover steps you can take in the back end that will help give your posts an extra SEO boost. 1. Use an SEO plugin SEO plugins  … Read more

#Blogging #SEO #Wordpress

  In this two-part series, I’ll cover SEO strategies that new bloggers can implement in order to increase search engine traffic to their content. The first segment will focus on techniques you can implement within your writing, while the second will concentrate on back end actions you can take to further optimize your posts and  … Read more

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