We are all familiar with the traffic light system on the Yoast SEO WordPress plugin. We equally have the desire to get that precious green light or bullet point.
Since it has been introduced as clever gamification, this tool has helped to encourage many of us to ensure our content is optimised for search engines.
It has helped to make our lives so much easier, not just for those who are in the SEO industry and are considered to be experts, but also for those who are more in the beginner or intermediate stages and want to have a checklist.
And to be honest, I use it myself too as it allows me to keep myself accountable for what I need to do.
However, there is also a dangerous part of Yoast SEO as it can make you “cheat” your way around it to get that green light, which can eventually be detrimental to the quality of your content.[Read more…] about The Infamous Yoast SEO “Green Bullet” & Why You Should NOT Obsess About It