WordPress SEO Blastoff: More Traffic to Your Website Today
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WordPress SEO Blastoff: More Traffic to Your Website Today

How to configure plugins, make easy changes & which tools you need to get your website ranked at the top of Google!
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629 students enrolled
Created by Will Hanke
Last updated 12/2015
English
Price: $45
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have a fully optimized Wordpress website
  • Understand how to optimize a new post or page from start to end
  • Get better Google rankings and more traffic
  • Have each WordPress plugin installed and configured to perfection
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Requirements
  • You must have a Wordpress based website
  • You must have administrator level access to the back end of your website
Description

Course last updated on: 10/17/14

Over 600 students!

Listen, your competitors have spent enough time at the top of Google. You deserve that traffic. And the only way there is by optimizing your website so the search engines love it.

It has been said that 99 percent of Internet Searchers look at the first result on Google, Yahoo! and Bing. If your website is listed first, guess who gets all that traffic? YOU!

Pay-per-click advertising can cost a bundle, and drain your bank account quickly.

Not every small business owner has the time or focus during the day to get this done. So I've come up with this video tutorial series that will help improve your WordPress website - in your own time and at your own pace.

I've broken this training down into 20+ easy to follow videos. Each video will show you step-by-step how to optimize your site for the best search engine rankings possible.

Who is the target audience?
  • Small business owners
  • Bloggers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing staff
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Curriculum For This Course
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General Wordpress Settings
3 Lectures 17:14

In this video we start with the general settings inside Wordpress that can be modified and changed to give you the best optimization.

Preview 10:41

Reading, Writing & Permalinks Settings
03:48
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The Wordpress Plugins You Need
10 Lectures 47:53

How to find and install the Yoast SEO Plugin for Wordpress

Yoast SEO - Installation
03:00

Yoast SEO Configuration - Titles & Metas
05:40

Yoast SEO Configuration - Social
05:26

Configuring the Yoast SEO Plugin - Part One

Yoast SEO Configuration - XML Sitemap
02:05

Yoast SEO Configuration - Permalinks
03:21

Yoast SEO Configuration - Internal Links
04:55

Yoast SEO Configuration - RSS
03:01

Installing and configuring a few more SEO plugins

Links, Comments, and Related Posts
09:40

Adding a social sharing plugin and Schema Markup

Sociable & Raven Schema
09:43
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Webmaster Tools
2 Lectures 18:54

Steps for adding your sitemap to your Google Webmaster Tools account

Sitemap Settings in Google Webmaster Tools
16:53

Connecting Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics
02:01
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Backups
1 Lecture 04:30

Part of having a good website is making sure that it's backed up regularly. In this video I show you which plugin works best and how to configure it so you never have any trouble.

Backing up Your Site to Dropbox
04:30
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Building New Content
2 Lectures 17:56

The full rundown on creating a post or page from start to end. What to click, what to add, and what you need to make it 100% optimized for publishing.

How to Build a SEO-Optimized Page or Post from Start to Finish
17:56

Blog Pre-Publishing Checklist
1 page
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Google Authorship
1 Lecture 22:32

How to set up your Gravatar and then integrate it into your website. Then how to install and configure the AuthorSure plugin for Google Authorship.

Setting Up Your Google Authorship
22:32
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Bonus Video & Software Update Notices
6 Lectures 09:21
A Quick Fix for Yoast & Google Authorship
01:33

Removing the noscript Tag
02:33

You'll need to download this file and copy the contents into the Yoast plugin under 'Edit Files'.

Sample Robots.txt file for WordPress
1 page

Consider Going Secure
00:53

Authenticating Webmaster Tools (Search Console) with Yoast SEO
02:19

Where Did the meta descriptions go?!
02:03
About the Instructor
Will Hanke
3.7 Average rating
55 Reviews
7,337 Students
3 Courses
Chief SEO Strategist

Will Hanke is St. Louis Missouri’s top independent SEO professional. His business helps small and medium sized businesses reach the top of search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Bing. He is an avid SEO blogger and has authored several ebooks on Internet marketing, including two Amazon bestsellers. You can always find him teaching SEO and speaking on topics from link building to generating warm leads through your website.