written by
Brik De Maeyer

A Blog Update to Intrigue All Content Marketers

Content Marketing Search Engine Optimization StoryChief Updates 1 min read

Since the beginning of StoryChief, our users have loved the free blog feature they receive from us. Well, it was time to give it a name and a well-deserved update!

Meet William - the easiest blogging platform out there.

This feature packed release is available today for all users.

  1. Top scores for SEO, performance and accessibility
  2. Turn Your Visitors Into Leads and Sales
  3. Face-lift of your blog navigation
  4. Some love for authors

Top scores for SEO, performance, and accessibility

We have improved the Google Lighthouse score, an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages. To attain such a high ranking, our developers dug deep into the code and made some vast improvements. Your blog now runs with a perfect score!

Top scores for SEO, performance and accessibility

Featured snippets and voice searches

Structured data is now added to all your blog posts to help Google better understand your content. Some of the key benefits are:

  • Show in the Knowledge Graph, featured snippets, and voice searches.
  • Increase your click-through rates.
  • Improve your search engine visibility.
Example featured snippet about podcast syndication

Valuable Keyword insights

Google Webmaster Tools is a free service provided by Google. It displays all of the important SEO aspects of a site, such as keywords and backlinks. It will also help you to better understand your visitors and search engine rankings. Activate Google Webmaster tools.

Turn your visitors into leads and sales

New widgets to capture leads and sales have been added to your blog. You can now add banners, newsletter forms, and custom links.

Turn Your Visitors Into Leads and Sales
Add banners, buttons, and a newsletter signup form to capture leads and drive sales.

A face-lift for your blog navigation

The navigation has now become a beautiful sidebar where you can add custom links to external landing pages and add a newsletter signup form. For each category on your blog, we will show a submenu with the latest stories. All improvements to better help your visitors find your valuable content.

Face-lift of your blog navigation
The new navigation sidebar containing custom links, newsletter signup form, and category submenus.

Some love for authors

Each author now has a beautiful detail page with a bio, social links, and written articles.

Tired of hosting your own blog and tackling security updates?

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