Maria Yefimenko
9 Articles
Maria is a writer and editor at SE Ranking. For the best part of her career, she has built experience and expertise in content marketing and blogging. With a particular fondness for doing research, she has written on lots of tech-related topics, including SEO, fintech, blockchain, and startups. Her passion for travel and music allows her to broaden her outlook and use her strengths – creative and descriptive writing.
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Semantic SEO: What is it and how it can boost your rankings
Jul 30, 2021 21 min read

Semantic SEO provides better results for businesses and customers in all areas: from better consistency between requests and results to a deeper understanding of what language your clients are using. Here is the overview of what semantic SEO is, how it works, and how to optimize for semantic search.

Maria Yefimenko
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Guide to Google Penalties: Full list and ways to avoid them
May 30, 2021 20 min read

Google penalties can be a big headache: they can drop your rankings in a split second or even remove your site from the index. To protect your property from a sudden traffic loss, read this guide to learn what Google penalties are, how to check if your site has any, and how to recover from them.

Maria Yefimenko
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Top-20 grammar and spelling checkers (to fix English writing errors)
May 24, 2021 13 min read

Even professional writers and syntax gurus make mistakes that can harm their reputation, hinder their rankings, and even cost money. If you don't have a proofreader to check after you, you can avoid common errors with the help of grammar, style, and spell checkers. Here are the top-20 tools to fix issues with English writing.

Maria Yefimenko
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Meet the new Google Search Console: Full guide for SEO specialists
May 19, 2021 26 min read

Anyone who runs a website, from Product Managers to SEO experts, can benefit from using Google Search Console. This tool helps users evaluate their site's performance and make it stand out in Google Search results. However, the question is: how to use it most effectively? Read our comprehensive guide on the updated GSC to make the most out of its tools and reports.

Maria Yefimenko
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Hreflang: Full guide for newbies
Apr 13, 2021 18 min read

If you are planning to manage content in multiple languages for your global visitors, focus on implementing hreflang attributes. Learn how to set up hreflang and help users find the right language versions of your page.

Maria Yefimenko
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The complete SEO guide to redirects
Mar 19, 2021 23 min read

Redirects are a basic SEO technique that plays an essential role in website optimization. In this article, we will discuss the types of redirects, when you should use them, and things you should take into account when implementing them.

Maria Yefimenko
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How to create a well-structured SEO-friendly URL
Jan 28, 2021 17 min read

Clean and concise URLs have the right structure that describes what is on the page. Does your website have many of those? Learn what are SEO-friendly URLs, how to create them, and why they should be a part of your SEO strategy.

Maria Yefimenko
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How to set up Google Search Console
Dec 21, 2020 13 min read

In this article, you will learn how to add your website to Google Search Console using five methods, how to add users and manage permissions, connect GSC to different CMS, and more.

Maria Yefimenko