CreativeMinds SEO Blog

Blog articles on SEO strategies, keyword research, and the SEO Keyword Hound.

SEO: How to Find Your Competitors’ Keywords and Outrank Them

SEO: How to Find Your Competitors’ Keywords and Outrank Them

The practice of online search-engine optimization (SEO) is—by its very nature—part of an intensely competitive arena. After all, there is only so much room available for top-ranking webpages to be displayed on search-engine pages, like Google.

This means that (as with any contest) understanding the ins-and-outs of your biggest online rivals is necessary to succeed. This is also why conducting good SEO competitor analysis is so critically important.

Onsite SEO: Make Google Love Your Website

Onsite SEO: Make Google Love Your Website

Search-engine friendly websites are the ones that always earn better rankings in query results, and naturally draw higher web traffic.

That’s why excellent search-engine optimization (SEO) is such a vital aspect of website management. But understanding the importance of good SEO is only the first step in understanding how to successfully implement SEO practices.

BREAKING NEWS: The Hound is Alive!! (and hungry for SEO)

BREAKING NEWS: The Hound is Alive!! (and hungry for SEO)

We are so excited to say that today marks the launch of our brand new SEO Keyword Hound plugin! This unique WordPress SEO plugin is the result of over a year of hard work by our research and development team, and is the latest in our stellar 100+ WP plugin lineup.

A cutting edge SEO tool, the Hound helps you rank higher on Google and Bing SERPs by highlighting juicy keyword opportunities you’ve been missing, simply by comparing your keyword use with your competitors’.

11 (Quick) SEO Tactics To Help Google Love Your Titles

11 (Quick) SEO Tactics To Help Google Love Your Titles

There’s a lot of talk (and controversy) about title optimization nowadays. On one hand, SEO specialists argue that tuning your title can increase traffic. On the other, critics are fast to associate it with predatory click bait that turns away audience.

But it’s important to contextualize the discussion and remember that title optimization involve many possible strategies.

How CreativeMinds Approaches Speeding Up & Optimizing a WordPress Website [Case Study]

How CreativeMinds Approaches Speeding Up & Optimizing a WordPress Website [Case Study]

Website speed is important. It not only matters for user experience, it matters for SEO. A slow website is a signal to Google that your site is not good. This can result in lower search rankings.

As part of our Performance and Speed Optimization Analysis Service, customers contact us with their website speed issues and ask for our help.

Recently, we received a message from someone who wanted to optimize their page load time from 5 seconds to 3 seconds or less. The website in question has about 2,500 sessions and 6,000 page views per day.

10 Free SEO and Content Marketing Tools for WordPress That Every Blogger Should Be Using

10 Free SEO and Content Marketing Tools for WordPress That Every Blogger Should Be Using

In recent years we have seen a large number of quality WordPress plugins that help index, edit, optimize, promote, schedule and distribute posts across the web, all aiming to give bloggers and webmaster better control over their online interactions and search presence.

While many of the content marketing tools for WordPress are paid extensions, a few good ones are still available for free. In this article we will go over some of our favorite free SEO & content marketing tools that will make your WordPress site a million times better!

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento

Everyone knows that Magento is the eCommerce Giant, while WordPress is it’s blogging, SEO, and CMS counterpart. So you, a smart and entrepreneurial store manager, have a carefully-crafted and functional Magento store for your eCommerce business.

On the other hand, you’ve built a beautiful WordPress website or blog that discusses, showcases, or reviews some of your Magento eCommerce products. Or, maybe you have a website that is built using a combination of both Magento and WordPress features.

WordPress Vs. Magento – Which Is Better For Your New Online store?

WordPress Vs. Magento – Which Is Better For Your New Online store?

If you are currently operating a website, and looking to integrate some e-commerce functionality into it to grow your business, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed with the variety of options that are available to choose from.

In this article, we are going to highlight some of the benefits and downsides of the two most popular solutions – Magento and WordPress- to help you make the right decision for your business.