A Few Quick SEO Wins Your Google+ Page Needs
MAY 15, 2014
This post will give you some strategies for optimizing your Google+ page and some news about publishing to Google+ from HubSpot. Beginning today, HubSpot customers will be able to publish directly to their Google+ pages using Social Inbox. Why publish to Google+? Here''s what HubSpot''s Google+ Links section looks like: The SEO Benefit. SEO Social Media
How to Add Google Authorship for Multiple Websites to Google+ [Quick Tip]
MARCH 6, 2014
Google authorship is a hugely beneficial integration for prolific online content creators that can help boost SERP clickthrough rates, author and site visibility, and page views. ” 4) Add the websites or blogs to where you publish content and click “Save.” Otherwise, your Google+ profile won’t be able to crawl the posts you’ve published.
The Anatomy of a Shareable, Linkable & Popular Post: A Study of Our Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
So when I recently joined HubSpot, I decided to use my love of data to help us understand what our "winning formula" is for content that is heavily shared on social media, earns lots of links, and brings in tons of organic traffic. So, here's what was done: We extracted each of the URLs of every blog post that we've ever published on the HubSpot Marketing Blog (a total of 6,192 blog posts).
6 SEO Tools to Analyze Your Site Like Google Does
JUNE 5, 2012
You can monitor your site for malware and crawl errors, both essential for conquering the SERPs. This easy to read list allows publishers to see which links are not working as they should, giving them the opportunity to address the problem. This quick snapshot gives a publisher or SEO manager a quick reference as to where changes can easily be made to help optimize the page.
6 Tips for Creating Content That Spreads Naturally
DECEMBER 6, 2012
We’ve all been there -- you hit publish on a blog post and expect the social shares, page views, and agreeable comments to start rolling in. So it takes more effort than simply publishing content and doing your typical marketing to reach your audience and generate leads. Plus, recent data from HubSpot shows that photos on Facebook generate 53% more likes than the average post.
Everything You Need to Know to Dominate Local Search
DECEMBER 2, 2011
From on-page optimization to inbound link building to social media involvement, here is the ultimate guide for how to optimize your website for local search so you can dominate the SERPs. Source: HubSpot via Google ) Tweet This Stat! Every new blog is a new indexed page for your site, a new page on which to target a geographic search phrase, and a new opportunity to get found in the search engine results pages (SERPs). That means your page title, URL, header tags, image alt text, and page content should be optimized with local terms. Connect with HubSpot
48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The Ultimate Guide to Enterprise SEO by SERPs. How Top Ranking Brands Like Moz and HubSpot REALLY Do SEO by Social Media Today. And are your website URLs optimized? ”) to technical website development, link structure, URL optimization and more. As Geddy Lee of Rush sang in the band’s 1981 hit Tom Sawyer , “changes aren’t permanent. But change is.”
The Ultimate Online Editing and Proofreading Checklist
APRIL 24, 2015
As we all know, content creation isn't as simple as just stringing together a few words and hitting "publish." At least all high-quality content creators know this. The important thing is to be consistent across all content you publish. Tip: If you don't have a style guide, you can download HubSpot's and customize it as you see fit.). Topic Selection. more interesting?
How to Research Blog Topics: A Step-by-Step Process
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
HubSpot Keyword Tool. If you are a HubSpot customer, you can use the Keyword Tool to save you some time and discover keywords based on a number of different factors. If you haven’t taken the plunge and become a HubSpot customer just yet, below are a couple of other ways to find your long-tail keywords. What other content has been published on this topic before?
Discover Where Your Competitors Are Beating You Online
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
You need to expand your view of your competitors to include those who are ranking on page 1 in the search engine results pages (SERP) for the most relevant keywords to your business. You need to know how many pages, blog articles, and social media posts your competitors are publishing and how often are they publishing. Every company has competitors. Why is this so important?
20 (More of the) Best SEO Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Discover how to use Google Analytics data, technical tweaks, website audits, keyword research, fresh content, social media activities and more for SEO success here in 20 more of the best SEO guides of 2011, a follow-up to 40 of the Best SEO Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far) published last November. Sure-Fire Signs Your SEO Sucks by HubSpot Blog. But SEO is changing.
The Sophisticated Marketer's Guide to Generating More Leads With SlideShare
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Titles are arguably the most important part your SlideShare -- it’s the only part of the presentation most people will see before they decide to view it, particularly in social media and the SERPs, so you better make sure it’s a good one. If your title is too long, your SERP CTR could plummet. Usually, people will publish a story with a set number of steps or tips.
The Ultimate Facebook Marketing Cheat Sheet
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
Claim Your Page's Vanity URL: Once you've created your business Page, make it more shareable and easier to find by creating a more recognizable vanity URL (e.g. Auto-Publish Blog Content: Start populating your Page's wall with content! If you maintain a business blog, you can connect your blog to auto-post links to new blog content you publish. Connect with HubSpot
Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
are the most retweetable day/time of the week, per Dan Zarella of HubSpot. (I don’t buy that one, as in my experience, Twitter pretty much dies between noon on Friday and early Saturday morning.) 48% of Twitter users say they rarely or never check Twitter. Social Media 2011 Just The Stats by Reciprocate Karen Emanuelson shares research from HubSpot showing that there are 10.3
30 Careless Mistakes That Will Totally Muck Up Your Marketing
JANUARY 9, 2013
In fact, many of these were crowdsourced from my marketing colleagues at HubSpot, many of whom I know were speaking from experience. So instead of labeling your list of marketing students, "List A," label it as "Marketing Students," silly. 4) Prematurely Publishing Content. In fact, here's how to pick the perfect CTA for every blog post you publish. We've all had those moments.
7 Silly Google+ Business Page Mistakes to Fix NOW
DECEMBER 5, 2011
This publishing inconsistency throws followers for a loop and prevents you from building momentum. Short bursts of publishing quickly loses steam. Google+ business pages are still young; if you're going to make an attempt to leverage it for marketing, give it more time and dedicate yourself to regularly publishing fresh content. 2.) Connect with HubSpot
Is Author Rank Really Relevant?
JULY 18, 2014
SERP results for the authorized will simply have a byline. Thirteen years ago, Google published this: PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of how important the website is. Many content management systems have tools that will prompt you to tend to your tags and titles as you prepare to publish. Here ye, here ye.
40 Essential SEO Terms Marketers Should Know [Glossary]
DECEMBER 12, 2011
Blog - A part of your website where you should regularly publish content (e.g. Canonical URL - The canonical URL is the best address on which a user can find a piece of information. Specifying the canonical URL helps search engines understand which address for a piece of content is the best one. Connect with HubSpot 40 SEO Terms You Must Know! Directory and Dmoz.
11 Ways to Totally Screw Up Your Inbound Marketing
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
While your publishing volume should certainly remain competitive for your industry, keep the quality of your content up too, or you'll be penalized in the SERPs and your analytics. 4.) Publishing a ton of content, and then abandoning ship. Connect with HubSpot There are a lot of rules to follow to create a (near) flawless inbound marketing strategy. You know why?
How B2B Marketers Can Succeed on the 6 Big Social Networks
MAY 10, 2012
At HubSpot, we update our LinkedIn company status 4 times a day, each time publishing either a new blog post, or a lead generation offer. Bonus Tip: If your blog runs on WordPress, LinkedIn has a WordPress app that lets you automatically publish the posts you publish on your blog to your LinkedIn profile, and instantly notify your LinkedIn network of the new post.). 4) Highlight your products/services to a targeted audience. You can even publish it to Twitter (which you'll certainly be using after you read about Twitter's B2B uses later in this post)! No prob.
7 Sure-Fire Signs Your SEO Sucks
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Whichever camp you're in, a reality check is always healthy to see if you can fix what feels like broken SEO; or, if you're seeing lots of wins in the SERPs, drive even more success from your SEO efforts. Also, link to other people in content you publish. Connect with HubSpot Signs Your SEO Sucks, and How To Fix It. 1.) Your SEO wins are short-lived. Let's say you do.
Confessions of a Content Marketer
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
But for the majority of people who see minimal gains after investing time and effort into legitimate content creation , it’s dismissive to say the problem is just bad writing or publishing too infrequently. There’s tons of great content out there, but if it hasn’t been optimized , search engines can’t find it and won’t return the page in the SERPs. Right?
How You (and Rick Santorum) Can Fix a Damaged Search Reputation
JANUARY 6, 2012
If you want to know more, well, just Google it; the result is usually in position 2 or 3 in the SERPs. It's not an uncommon problem: Businesses with the same name as you could be the ones appearing in the top of the SERPs, or negative ads could outrank your website, causing serious damage to your reputation. Where do you stand in the SERPs for those terms? Connect with HubSpot
7 SEO Twitter Tips to Rank Better in Search
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Basically, Twitter is a natural complement to your site and a way to gain some additional spots on organic search engine results pages (SERPs), helping your website and its content get found. Don’t Forget Your URL. Connect with HubSpot Lior also advises for the MA in political science department at the Tel Aviv University. Here are 7 tips to help you get started. 1.
The Handy Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Facebook Pages & More
JANUARY 20, 2016
The more detailed version includes links to research studies, our own findings at HubSpot, and advice for how to optimize your posts and profiles. That's the 140-character limit on Twitter, minus the 23 characters a URL takes up in a tweet, minus one for the space between the title and the link.). It's the short description you see on a SERP to "preview" what the page is about.