As you all know, we are living through unprecedented times, both personally and professionally. What none of us know is how extreme the economic fallout from this global health crisis will be.  Fortunately for Mediavine publishers, we will not only survive this tumultuous period but come out stronger on the other side.

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By now it’s no secret. The Mediavine Dashboard has been undergoing an extensive renovation behind the scenes, and one of the most exciting components of this much-anticipated relaunch is page-level reporting.

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Today in our SEO series, we’re going to explore a concept that’s essential for deploying any multi-word keyphrase, and that’s keyword proximity.

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In last week’s edition of Mediavine’s SEO series, we talked about keyword prominence, or where to place your keywords within a post. Short answer: Early. But how often? Glad you asked. This week, we’re breaking down keyword density, or how frequently to deploy your keyphrase without overdoing it.

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In today’s installment of Mediavine’s SEO series, we’re delving into keyword prominence — a term you may not be familiar with, but one that will help with things you definitely are familiar with.

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In this week’s edition of the Mediavine SEO series, we’re asking you to stop what you’re doing for a few moments and consider a few hundred words about stop words. Terribly unfunny intros aside, what does that even mean?

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In this week’s installment of Mediavine’s SEO series, we’re taking our ongoing discussion of keywords to a whole new level. We began at the start, with the basics of what is a keyword — a more complicated question than many people might think.

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The term “cornerstone content” is frequently used when discussing search engine optimization methods, but what does it mean? I attempt to answer that, in a slightly different way than most others in this field, in today’s edition of the Mediavine SEO series.

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Every month, we receive hundreds of requests to start the Mediavine application process and many of those websites end up joining our growing publisher community. Some existing publishers have asked if the continued influx of members is somehow hurting their revenue. The answer is unequivocally no. If anything it’s actually helping.

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Previously in our SEO series, we talked about what a keyword is, what it isn’t and how to approach them. Today, we’re diving further into this subject with a discussion of long tail keywords. As their name implies, long tail keywords are the longer SEO keywords or keyphrases that you’re going to want to target as you grow your website. What is the long tail, anyway? Glad you asked. In statistics, the long tail refers to distributions with a heavy frequency of a small number of things and, by contrast, a lesser frequency of a greater number of things. Think of the distribution of Google searches like the following graph. At the front end you see the biggest keywords, and on the right side are the long tail, or more specific searches. The name is actually derived from how the data appears in visual form. […]

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