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The Secret Behind My 1,866,913 Monthly Search Visitors (It’s Not What You Think)

How many visitors do you think NeilPatel.com generates each month? Maybe a million… maybe 2 million? I bet you’re going to guess 1,866,913. If that’s what you guessed, you are wrong. This blog actually generated 2,530,346 visitors. 1,866,913 is the number that came from search engines. So, what’s the secret to my ever-growing Google traffic? • Read More »


15% off on all training courses: Yoast Academy sale

Great news: you’ll get a 15% discount on any Yoast Academy training course or bundle if you get it now! Why? Because we have an anniversary to celebrate! Exactly three years ago, we launched Yoast Academy with our first training: Basic SEO. Now, we have a full-fledged Academy with 9 awesome training courses. Thinking about • Read More »


A big shout-out to open source

WordPress is open source. Yoast SEO is open source. At Yoast, we’re open source fanboys (and fangirls). We’ve talked about it, we’ve written about it. And still, lots of people do not know why open source is so unique. Most people do not even know what open source software is or how it’s made. That’s • Read More »


Ask Yoast: Hiding images for Pinterest in your posts

Pinterest is a pretty popular platform these days. It’s basically a search engine, with a social aspect. So, making your images appealing for sharing on Pinterest can be a great idea. And not just if you have a mom-blog or DIY site! If you use Pinterest right, it can help you drive more traffic to • Read More »


Blog post images: Why use them and where to get them

For the bloggers who started building websites in the early 00s, blogging was ‘just’ writing an update on your life or writing a tutorial. Photos were  not usual and if you had photos, you made sure the title of the blog post contained something like: ‘warning: image heavy’. Today, you cannot imagine posting a blog • Read More »


How to add HowTo Schema to your how-to article

You might know that structured data in the form of Schema.org can do wonders for your search results. It also forms the basis for an ever-increasing amount of new and exciting developments on the search engine front. Google has said many times that structured data is beneficial. Today, we’re going to look at a relatively • Read More »