If you’re using WordPress for your website, you should download some useful plugins. You can get plugins for everything – to help with website design, to block spam, to resize images… but this blog post will focus on the best plugins for SEO.

Yoast

Yoast SEO can be integrated with every blog post and is a useful way to see if you have included your target keywords enough times, as well as check for other types of on-page optimisation. With Yoast, you will need to type your keyword into a bar at the bottom of the page, and it will then tell you how many times you have included the keyword in the text.

When using Yoast, it is important to be aware that it isn’t the ‘be all and end all’ of SEO – sometimes the plugin does encourage keyword stuffing, which should be avoided. However, it’s a very useful tool to see where your keywords are.

All in One SEO

All in One SEO is probably the most popular SEO plugin out there, used by 2 million+ users. With All in One SEO, you can type in interesting meta descriptions and ensure that your titles are SEO-friendly. All in One SEO can also perform checks on your website as a whole, ensuring things such as the site map are put together so Google can crawl the website effectively.

SEM Rush

SEM Rush is an SEO tool with a writing assistant plugin. This SEO tool will help you with your overall writing, including keywords and your general style, to ensure that it is both readable by search engines and by potential customers.

Squirrly

The Squirrly plugin acts like an ‘SEO consultant’ as it makes comments and corrects your blog posts with the best SEO in mind. It can be used in conjunction with Yoast and other plugins.

As you can see, there are some great plugins that you can use to boost your SEO game, and these four are a great place to start. By using them, you can be sure that your pages will be better optimised and show up well in search results!

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