Must-have SEO plugin for bloggers and freelancers
February 17, 2020

Must-have SEO plugin for bloggers and freelancers

NaveenKumar Namachivayam | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins

Yoast fulfills the need of search engine optimization. It integrates with WordPress and quite easy to get started. It helps me to attract the organic traffic from the internet search engines like Google, Bing, etc. It also helps to keep structured and organized content throughout the blog. Search engine algorithm often changes, but with Yoast plugin, no need to worry it.

Pros

  • Keyword optimization.
  • Quick indexing.

Cons

  • Expensive.
  • Social media previews are limited.
  • It takes time to see the ROI in search engine optimization game.
  • Only one year of free updates. Yearly plan apt for small businesses. No need to hire an expert.
Yoast has the large user base and the support is great. Learning Yoast is easy for those who are beginners in search engine optimization. Squirrly is very expensive and apt for medium size businesses. It has limits almost in all the features. Page-level SEO is great in Yoast. Yoast training videos are very useful.
Very responsive, frequent updates, large community, and the training videos are quite useful. Wizard makes the setup easy.

Do you think Yoast delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Yoast's feature set?

Yes

Did Yoast live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Yoast go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Yoast again?

Yes

For freelancers, bloggers, the free version of Yoast might be very useful. If you are a beginner, Yoast is a good plugin to get started with your search engine optimization. It gels with WordPress well and it comes with the wizard to set up and get started. You can also generate site map.

Yoast Feature Ratings

7.6
Keyword analysis
8
Backlink management
8
SERP ranking tracking
8
Page grader
6
Competitive analysis
Not Rated
Site audit / diagnostics
8
Site recommendations
Not Rated
Task management
Not Rated
Local SEO
Not Rated
Social SEO
6
Mobile SEO
8
Global SEO
9
Multi-domain support
Not Rated
Integration with web analytics tools
8

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