Married name change is a tough decision for any bride, but it can be even harder for ladies trying to keep their SEO ranking. If coming up under your maiden name via internet searches is important to your career (as a writer, doctor, lawyer, blogger, etc.), you may not want to change your name. That being said, Mashable just published an article showing that certain forms of married name change can help your SEO rankings!
According to this Mashable article, taking two last names or hyphenating your maiden name with your spouse’s last name can result in higher SEO results. The author, Samantha added her married name to her maiden name and then waited to see what Google would do with her new moniker. The result? She was easily found under her maiden name and also came up under searches for her married name. As far as SEO goes, the more ways you show up under searches the better!
Hopefully this info helps with your married name change decisions! For more information and help with your married name change check out MissNowMrs.com, the premier online name change service for brides!