SEO for Bloggers

  • Weekend Reading: Guest Blogging

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 30, 2014
    Guest posting has been a hot topic lately around the writing, blogging, SEO, and marketing communities. That's a result of Google's Matt Cutts making the proclamation that guest posting (for SEO) was dead, and him more recently mentioning that Google had penalized MyBlogGuest. That site, owned by Ann Smarty, connects guest bloggers to host blog owners.  While I don't know […]
  • 3 SEO Basics for Beginner Bloggers

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 7, 2013
    If you're getting started as a blogger, chances are good you'll hear about something known as search engine optimization, or SEO. SEO is everything you do to make your blog rank well in search engine results. Ranking well in search engines can bring more targeted traffic, meaning new readers, to your blog. There are countless "SEO experts" out there who […]
  • Do You Stress Each Time Google Unleashes Algorithm Updates?

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 6, 2012
    My inbox has been flooded with newsletters that I subscribe to from SEO, marketing, and Web development sites. And lately all they seem to be talking about is Google. Panda. Penguin. Whatever update they're rolling out or mucking around with at the moment, it's always the same cry. "The Internet as we know it is ending! Duck, cover and prepare […]