5 Links to Help WordPress Users Improve Their Search Engine Optimization

It’s Friday afternoon, and your work week is winding down. What better time to sharpen the saw a bit with a little extra knowledge to make you a better WordPress website owner?

Today, we’re going to focus especially on SEO. So make sure that you check out what’s new in the latest release of Scribe. And then check out the links below.

  1. Could Bad SEO Bring Down Your Business?
    Sonia Simone delivers an essential SEO perspective that you’d be wise not to overlook. SEO has changed, and not only do certain techniques no longer work…they may work against you.
  2. Are You Still Making These Six Senseless SEO Mistakes?
    For our friends at Blue Glass, Henneke Duistermaat compiles thoughts on SEO from some of the leading thought leaders on content marketing and, specifically, SEO.
  3. The Top 6 SEO Resources for Bloggers
    For ProBlogger, Matt Beswick provides links to and explanations of some of the most useful SEO resources on the web.
  4. The Copyblogger Content Marketing Codex
    You can’t separate SEO from content marketing. They should not be thought of separately. So here is a smorgasbord of content marketing resources from Copyblogger that you’ll find useful.
  5. 5 Link Building Tactics to Improve Your Local Rankings
    For SEOMoz, Matt Green explains time-honored techniques for improving local search rankings.

Have a great weekend everyone. If you have link suggestions you’d like me to consider for next week’s edition, email me:

jerod [at] copyblogger [dot] com

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  1. Thanks for the links Jerod.
    SEO can make such a big difference.
    At the moment about 70% of my traffic comes via the bots – much more than I get from social media.

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