Yoast SEO version 4.6 saw the addition of marking a certain page or post as cornerstone content. Now with Yoast SEO version 4.8, cornerstone content is analyzed using a strict, particular set of specifications.
It is widely known that using the image tag is better SEO practice than using background images because of the screen reader implications. But we know too well how difficult it can be sometimes using image tags within constrained proportions and responsive environments.
It goes without saying that Google is the place to search the net. We all know that placing high in Google search results is becoming increasingly difficult, and yet it is still essential for business.
Good news is that Google actually provides some awesome tools for webmasters, business owners and Search Engine Optimizers (SEOs) for free, just finding out about them, and learning how to use them is not so easy. Read more
Matt Cutts, one of the biggest names at Google (Head of the spam team at Google, and wrote the first SafeSearch for Google) posted a fantastic video and slideshow about Google PageRank and how to improve it for your website.
Check out the original blog post here: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-for-bloggers/