Brian Harnish – Search Engine Journal SEO, Search Marketing News and Tutorials Mon, 02 May 2022 11:45:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 14 Mobile Optimization Best Practices You Need To Know via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /mobile-optimization-best-practices-mobile-first/250449/ Mon, 02 May 2022 11:45:46 +0000 /mobile-optimization-best-practices-mobile-first/250449/ Achieve the best possible online presence across devices by optimizing for mobile with these 14 best practices.

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How To Find And Fix Broken Internal Links via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /fix-broken-internal-links/445173/ Mon, 25 Apr 2022 06:45:44 +0000 /fix-broken-internal-links/445173/ Broken internal links can do more harm than just turning off users. Avoid negatively impacting your SEO efforts by finding and fixing them.

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The Link Title Attribute: What It Is & How To Use It via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /link-title-attribute/335415/ Thu, 31 Mar 2022 06:45:30 +0000 /link-title-attribute/335415/ Learn all about the link title attribute, best practices for using it, and which outdated advice you can ignore.

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Analyzing Your Local Organic Search Competition via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /local-seo/analyzing-search-competition/ Tue, 22 Mar 2022 06:45:19 +0000 /local-seo/analyzing-search-competition/ A local organic competition analysis helps you understand what your competitors are doing, so you can adapt your strategy to what's happening in relevant SERPs.

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Local SEO For Beginners: Getting Started via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /local-seo/getting-started/ Fri, 18 Mar 2022 06:45:11 +0000 /local-seo/getting-started/ Just getting started with local SEO? See who needs it and how it coincides with voice search, mobile, and organic SEO, as well.

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How To Identify And Reduce Render-Blocking Resources via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /identify-reduce-render-blocking-resources/316365/ Mon, 28 Feb 2022 07:45:34 +0000 /identify-reduce-render-blocking-resources/316365/ Reducing page load time improves user satisfaction and search rankings. Learn how to identify and optimize render-blocking resources that could be holding you back.

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W3C Validator: What It Is & Why It Matters For SEO via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /w3c-validator-guide/437030/ Fri, 11 Feb 2022 14:45:38 +0000 /w3c-validator-guide/437030/ Make sure your web page code validates across multiple devices and platforms. Here's how to use the W3C Validator before you launch your site.

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14 Top Reasons Why Google Isn’t Indexing Your Site via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /definitive-list-reasons-google-isnt-indexing-site/118245/ /definitive-list-reasons-google-isnt-indexing-site/118245/#comments Mon, 03 Jan 2022 14:40:39 +0000 /definitive-list-reasons-google-isnt-indexing-site/118245/ Are you having indexing problems? From glitches in Google Search Console to significant website technical issues, this guide will help you determine why.

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SEO Best Practices: How To Create Awesome Meta Descriptions via @sejournal, @BrianHarnish /on-page-seo/optimize-meta-description/ Thu, 23 Dec 2021 13:40:55 +0000 /on-page-seo/optimize-meta-description/ Learn how to create awesome meta descriptions that help search engines understand your page’s content and inspire searchers to click through and visit your website.

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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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