How an Online Community Helps Your SEO

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jul 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

6 minute read

If you’re considering getting an online community and are wondering if it’ll help your brands search engine optimization (SEO), the answer is YES! Well, “yes” if you choose to go with a branded community — not just any community will do. Communities built on social media platforms will not provide you with an SEO boost.

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Topics: Community, Search Engine Optimization

The Hows and Whys of Content Maintenance

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jun 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

6 minute read

The business and technology world moves fast. Technologies and tools get outdated quickly and are constantly being replaced by superior alternatives. Do you remember those video cassettes, or those 3 ½ floppy disks? As a 90’s kid, I remember them all.

Well, those video cassettes were soon replaced by DVD’s, which were replaced by streaming services and Netflix. Those 3 ½ disks were replaced by the USB, then things like Google Drive or Dropbox.

You don’t see the older versions of these anymore (at least, not unless it’s in a cute vintage store, or in your grandma’s basement) because they’re irrelevant and outdated. All businesses have done away with the old to ensure that they remain relevant, competitive, in-line with competitors and meet customer demands.

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Topics: Community, Search Engine Optimization

Optimizing Your Forum SEO: Q&A

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

4 minute read

So - you want to make the most of your forum SEO to increase your visibility and drive more traffic?

Smart move!

At Vanilla, we know the ins-and-outs of forums, and we also know how to apply SEO specifics to your forum for prime optimization. As a result, we've got the answers you're looking for. Here are some commonly asked questions regarding forum SEO.

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Topics: Community, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization

Drive More Traffic To Your Forum By Using These SEO Tips

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

5 minute read

When you think of search engine optimization (SEO), chances are that your mind automatically thinks about tactics to increase the rank of your website and web pages. What you might not think of, however, is applying these practices to your community forum. 

Yes, SEO tactics can also be applied to your forum and increase traffic just like any other web page. This blog will give you some of the best tips when applying SEO to forums. 

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Topics: Community, Marketing, Search Engine Optimization

SEO: Covering the Basics

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on May 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM

10 minute read


SEO, also known as Search Engine Optimization, is a topic that's top of mind in the business world today. For your business to succeed, it's important to know what SEO is, and more importantly, how to use it to make your business and content as effective as possible.

In this blog, we will provide you with the first Chapter in our newest eBook, The Big Book of SEO, which provides you with an all-you-need-to-know guide about SEO.

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Topics: Search Engine Optimization

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