Brian Harnish – Search Engine JournalSEO, Search Marketing News and TutorialsThu, 02 Dec 2021 13:00:01 +0000en-UShourly 1 The 11 Best SEO Books You Should Read via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/best-seo-books/219337/Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:40:41 +0000/best-seo-books/219337/Brush up on your SEO knowledge with recommended reading on link building and optimizing for local, ecommerce, entities, and more.

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Do You Have An SEO Triage Plan? 11 Things To Check via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-triage-plan/426234/Fri, 12 Nov 2021 14:45:54 +0000/seo-triage-plan/426234/You have a short period of time for checks and action to bring immediate value. What should you have in your SEO triage plan?

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Checking Your Page Size for SEO: A Complete Guide via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/page-size-seo/420828/Wed, 20 Oct 2021 12:45:09 +0000/page-size-seo/420828/Learn about checking your page size for SEO, including tips, tools, best practices, and why it's important.

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What Type of SSL Certificate Does Your Website Need? via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/type-ssl-certificate-website-need/187863/Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:41:13 +0000/type-ssl-certificate-website-need/187863/Learn about the different types of SSL certificates, how they impact marketing here, and which one may be right for your website here.

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Image Alt Text vs. Title Text vs. File Names: What’s the Difference? via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/image-alt-text-vs-title-vs-file-names/259441/Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:45:19 +0000/image-alt-text-vs-title-vs-file-names/259441/What's the difference between image alt text, title text, and file names? Learn how to optimize each one for search.

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How to Optimize for Rich Snippets: A Complete Guide via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/rich-snippets-how-to/410090/Fri, 11 Jun 2021 13:45:07 +0000/rich-snippets-how-to/410090/What are rich snippets and how do you optimize for them? Learn how to enhance your visibility in Google Search with rich snippets.

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Avoid These 15 Common Google Analytics Mistakes via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/common-google-analytics-mistakes/401708/Mon, 03 May 2021 13:45:30 +0000/common-google-analytics-mistakes/401708/Simple analytics mistakes can interfere with your SEO reporting. Learn how to avoid the most common Google Analytics mistakes here.

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How to Build a WordPress Site in 24 Hours via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/wordpress-seo/how-to-build-wordpress-site/Sat, 01 May 2021 12:00:23 +0000/wordpress-seo/how-to-build-wordpress-site/Want to learn how to set up a WordPress site in less than 24 hours? Find step-by-step instructions and get your website up and running.

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The 11 Most Important Parts of SEO You Need to Get Right via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/most-important-parts-of-seo/254225/Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:41:20 +0000/most-important-parts-of-seo/254225/Get your page speed, crawling, and all 11 important parts of SEO right for greater online visibility and higher search rankings.

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50 Questions You Must Ask to Evaluate the Quality of Your Website via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/evaluate-website-quality/233555/Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:40:51 +0000/evaluate-website-quality/233555/Does your website follow SEO best practices? Work through these 50 questions to evaluate the quality of your site and improve rankings and traffic.

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Google Webmaster Guidelines: Everything You Need to Know & Understand via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-guide/webmaster-guidelines/Sat, 06 Mar 2021 14:45:04 +0000/seo-guide/webmaster-guidelines/SEO professionals use Google's Webmaster Guidelines to choose tactics and strategies that align with Google's expectations. Here's what you need to know about them.

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18 More SEO Issues That Cause Search Rankings & Traffic to Drop via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-issues-rankings-dropped/395704/Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:45:58 +0000/seo-issues-rankings-dropped/395704/There are many reasons a site's search rankings and traffic may drop, from technical on-site issues to off-site SEO. Use this checklist for diagnosis.

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An SEO Guide to Advanced Google Search Operators via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/google-search-operators-commands/215331/Fri, 12 Feb 2021 12:40:09 +0000/google-search-operators-commands/215331/Advanced Google search operators can deliver powerful insights to inform your content strategy, SEO audits, and more. Use this for quick reference.

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10 On-Site Technical SEO Factors to Assess in an SEO Audit via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/on-site-technical-seo-factors/Sun, 26 Jul 2020 19:00:35 +0000/seo-audit/on-site-technical-seo-factors/Your SEO audit must uncover any common technical SEO issues preventing your site from ranking. Here's what to check for and how.

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Link Profile Audit: 28 Things to Check via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/seo-audit-checklist-link-profile-audit/Sun, 26 Jul 2020 13:00:41 +0000/seo-audit/seo-audit-checklist-link-profile-audit/Here's how to maintain a healthy link profile and ensure bad backlinks don’t get bad enough to bite you with periodic link profile audits.

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Ongoing Website Updates: 9 Major Issues to Monitor in an SEO Audit via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/website-updates/Sat, 25 Jul 2020 16:00:53 +0000/seo-audit/website-updates/Regularly monitor website updates to ensure site mismanagement doesn’t cause issues later. Here's how to identify issues that can occur in the process.

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10 Website Content Factors You Must Check During an SEO Audit via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/website-content-factors/Sat, 25 Jul 2020 13:00:39 +0000/seo-audit/website-content-factors/Your website content plays a big role in your SEO success. Here's a checklist for auditing your website's content, schema markup, and more.

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The Basics of Link Remediation, Link Removals & Disavows via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/link-remediation-link-removals-disavows/374834/Thu, 23 Jul 2020 12:00:06 +0000/link-remediation-link-removals-disavows/374834/Did you know that link remediation, link removals, and disavows should be a regular process? Learn how to take advantage of this critical SEO task.

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How to Check for Duplicate Content During an SEO Audit via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/duplicate-content/Sun, 19 Jul 2020 16:00:57 +0000/seo-audit/duplicate-content/Identifying duplicate content issues is a crucial part of your SEO audit. Here's what you need to check for and how to do it.

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How to Evaluate Content Length in an SEO Audit via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish/seo-audit/content-length/Sun, 19 Jul 2020 12:00:44 +0000/seo-audit/content-length/Thin content and how content is organized sitewide are some of the factors that can impact rankings. Learn more about content-related audit items here.

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