Tag: structured data

Rich Result and structured data best practices in Shopify

A new JSON-LD for SEO customer was asking about any best practices to get the best Rich Results possible by Google. The best practices I’ve seen are: make sure your data is correct in Shopify. e.g. Products: title, price, inventory (if you use it). Pages/blog posts: title, author, image, excerpt, etc. make sure your page has …

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Shopify apps to fast-track your way to SEO failure

A JSON-LD for SEO customer shared a screenshot of a SEO app with me. Two options caught my eye: Does “Show random product rating between 4 and 5 stars” and “All products have 5 stars” sound like something you should enable? Probably not, unless you like fake reviews and spam. These two options are a …

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Will Google be using JSON-LD for the foreseeable future?

A JSON-LD for SEO customer asked yesterday about the future of JSON-LD which was rather timely given recent news with data-vocabulary: Is there a chance the app could become redundant in the future? Or will Google be using JSON-LD for the foreseeable future? No one can predict the future of Google but they have been …

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When your breadcrumbs lead poor Hansel right into the witch’s oven

Last week I encountered a store who was using another SEO app that added Breadcrumb structured data. Incorrectly. You might have heard JSON-LD for SEO doesn’t include Breadcrumb structured data because it’s not possible to automatically create it correctly for every theme. Here’s the danger of bad automatic breadcrumb data (with the domain, content, and …

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Who is responsible for the structured data in your Shopify store?

Yesterday I was looking at my support metrics and saw that 42% of my support conversations for JSON-LD for SEO were problems in another app’s or the theme’s structured data. While it’s not the fault of my app, I do know enough about how structured data works that I’ll still respond and try to help …

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The new Shopify store marketing plan

Recently I was asked how a new Shopify store should get started with their marketing. They were considering SEO and Google Ads but ran into problems with both and wasn’t sure where to start. Roughly I’d recommend getting your analytics, structured data, and Rich Results started first and then then look into SEO or Merchant …

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