October 10, 2014
Between WordPress development, content production, editing, publishing and keeping your plugins and themes in order you’ve already got enough on your plate. This presentation focuses on how to optimize your WordPress site for search without adding another full time task to your schedule. We’ll take a beginner-friendly look at how to optimize your site, your content and manage the off page factors that all impact where you show up in the search ratings. We’ll also look at the fundamentals of how search engines rank content to lend a better understanding of how these optimization processes work. In the interests of keeping costs down we’ll take a quick tour through free tools you can use as you optimize your sites. The session will also touch on some of the dangers of getting carried away with your SEO, touching on Google penalties and how best to avoid them.