Course last updated on: 10/17/14
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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.
How to find and install the Yoast SEO Plugin for Wordpress
Configuring the Yoast SEO Plugin - Part One
Installing and configuring a few more SEO plugins
Adding a social sharing plugin and Schema Markup
Steps for adding your sitemap to your Google Webmaster Tools account
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.
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 set up your Gravatar and then integrate it into your website. Then how to install and configure the AuthorSure plugin for Google Authorship.
You'll need to download this file and copy the contents into the Yoast plugin under 'Edit Files'.
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.