Game Plan

There’s a lot of things you need to do, to have a successful SEO campaign. What should you do first? What is the most important thing to do?


START HERE: How to do Search Engine Optimization

Last updated on July 21, 2021 | Posted in Game Plan

This is how all the parts of the Curious Ants SEO guide fit together.

The Comprehensive Guide to Excluded Pages in the Google Search Console Coverage Report

Last updated on January 12, 2021 | Posted in Technical SEO

It’s important to keep track of pages Google has excluded from their index. Thanks to the excluded pages section within the Search Console coverage report, you can see why a page as excluded. What follows is an explanation of all the reasons a page might be excluded from Google’s index. It will also explain what […]


How to write a link building outreach email

Last updated on December 16, 2020 | Posted in Link Building

If you want that link, you need to ask for it. Here’s the best way to ask for a link over email.


How to write meta descriptions for SEO

Last updated on October 27, 2020 | Posted in Content

There’s a lot of mis-understandings about meta descriptions. Let me clear them up for you.


Does your site need a privacy policy?

Last updated on October 26, 2020 | Posted in Analytics

As governments get more aggressive in protecting consumer privacy, you might need to take explicit steps to protect your website visitors.


The Comprehensive Guide to Valid Pages in Google Search Console’s Coverage Report

Last updated on June 23, 2020 | Posted in Technical SEO

Google Search Console’s coverage report lists several reasons a page might be “valid”. What does this mean? Is there something you need to do about this?


The Definitive Guide to XML Sitemaps

Last updated on June 23, 2020 | Posted in Technical SEO

Here’s everything you need to know about XML sitemaps and your website.


How to get keyword research data from the Google Ads Keyword Planner

Last updated on June 12, 2020 | Posted in Keyword Research

The best way to get data about keywords is from the Google Ads Keyword Planner- if you have access to it.


How to determine the canonical version of your webpage?

Last updated on June 12, 2020 | Posted in Technical SEO

For SEO, each page should only be accessible through one specific URL. This is your canonical URL.


How to get free keyword research data from Google Trends

Last updated on May 29, 2020 | Posted in Keyword Research

An important part of keyword research is using data to evaluate which phrases you should focus on. Google Trends is a good way to do this for free.