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7 Reasons Why Senior Living Facilities Should Incorporate Drumming As An Activity, by Respectful Beats™

Author: Respectful1 Publish Date: November 25, 2017
Drumming is more than just music — it’s an engaging activity that is proven to reduce stress, alleviate pain and help keep you mentally active and...

Sharing Caregiving Responsibilities

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: November 25, 2017
Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Caring for an older family member often...

This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time For Lively Discourse On End-Of-Life Wishes

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: November 22, 2017
Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  The roast turkey and pecan pie may be the same as...

Problems With Your Hospital Care? Speak Up!

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: November 22, 2017
 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org  My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day weekend,...

Happy Thanksgiving

Author: Linda Ziac Publish Date: November 21, 2017
  Happy Thanksgiving   A time to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful for.   In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared...

What? Why? Where? And Who Cares about Care Coordination?

Author: IrinaKoyfman Publish Date: November 21, 2017
What? Why? Where? And Who Cares about Care Coordination?   What? According to the Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality "Care coordination...

Preparing For Winter

Author: Comfort Keepers of Shelton CT Publish Date: November 21, 2017
Senior Help Desk Senior Blog by Mark McGoldrick and by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT Seniors have home care options to help keep them safe &...

Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees

Author: Craig Smith Publish Date: November 21, 2017
Medicare Part B premiums jumping 23 percent for many retirees About 42 percent of recipients will see their premium jump to $134 from $109. The...

Know the Signs of a Stroke

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: November 20, 2017
Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov A stroke is serious, just like a heart...

Shingles: Don’t Let It Get You The Way It Got Me

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: November 20, 2017
Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Bruce Horovitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Bruce Horovitz and his wife,...

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In order to gain additional exposure for your Senior Help Desk Blog, it is important to consider the keywords or phrases that your target market may be searching for on Google. This way, your blog will start appearing more frequently within Google searches for such keyword phrases. When crafting your Senior Help Desk Blog, Be sure to focus on one topic and use the relevant keywords that are attractive to your target market. List these keywords in the title of your blog, as well as within the blog's content itself. 

A word of caution: use keyword phrases, but don’t over-do it. Search engines, like Google, can sense when an article is over saturated with the same few words or phrases. Integrate them with a natural flow!  Be sure to use the keywords that matter in the title of the post. Yes, cute titles can be eye-catching and thought provocative, but titles that state what the article is about, with consideration to the relevant keywords will help Google best process the information.

 

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Do you know how to develop an “inbound linking strategy”? Here’s a basic overview: Search engines, such as Google, tend to refer websites that others also refer. This proves that your website is a reliable source of information. How can you help prove to Google that your website is a reliable source of information (thus gain more exposure in a keyword search)? Blog! But be sure to include your website’s URL in each entry. Start your inbound linking strategy today by submitting a Senior Help Desk Blog!

 

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