5 Link Shorteners to Try Besides Google URL Shortener

Hubspot

Trying to convince people to click on a long, jumbled link is almost as bad as a door-to-door salesman trying to sell people financial services. URL Shortener. Some URL shorteners even offer branded link options. url-shorterner”.

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The 28 Best Miscellaneous Online Tools for Marketers

Webbiquity

These include tools for blog commenting, direct mail automation, website hosting, language translation, link shortening, password management, mileage tracking, and website performance monitoring, among other functions. Link Shorteners. 2) Google URL Shortener. ” — HubSpot.

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The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools

Webbiquity

This post reviews more than a dozen special-purpose SEO tools for functions like finding HTML errors, checking for broken links, performing technical SEO analyses, optimizing video content, checking page-load speed, and more. 5) Link Prospector. 8) Broken Link Checker. HubSpot.

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How to Create UTM Codes to Track Your URLs [UTM Builder]

Hubspot

Luckily, you can prove all of that with a few special codes added to the end of your URLs: They are called UTM codes. In this blog post, you'll learn what UTM codes are, how to use them, and how to build them in both HubSpot and Google Analytics. How to Build UTM Codes in HubSpot.

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Canonicalization 101: Everything You Need to Know About Canonical URLs

Hubspot

While many aspects of SEO are pretty straightforward -- like headings, meta descriptions, and link building -- other aspects of SEO can be a bit trickier. For example, we, humans, may think of [link] and [link] as the exact same page. When are Canonical URLs necessary?

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Holy, Hubspot! 4 Easy Steps to Real-time Lead Fulfillment

NetLine

We have lots of customers who are using the Portal to load up their sales pipeline in Hubspot by generating leads with content syndication on our lead generation network. To make the flow of leads even simpler, the Portal can be connected directly to Hubspot in a few quick steps.

How to Optimize Your URLs for Search [Quick Tip]

Hubspot

One of the last things I do before publishing a blog post is a little URL check -- I make sure it''s well-optimized for both readers and search engines. In the spirit of sharing knowledge, I thought I''d share the process I use to optimize those URLs every time.

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Google+ Finally Rolling Out Custom URLs for Pages and Profiles

Hubspot

Looks like Google+ is finally rolling out custom vanity URLs for Google+ business pages and personal profiles, as reported by Marketing Land earlier today. like say, this -- [link] And you'll be able to make a similar change to your own Google+ URL, too!

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Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm to Crack Down on Photos With URLs and Click-Bait Headlines

Hubspot

In April 2014 , they cracked down on like-baiting, frequently circulated content, and spammy links. Update #1: Facebook will now prioritize link posts over photo updates that have URLs in the captions. Here''s what a link post looks like: Post by HubSpot.

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The 8-Step Process HubSpot Uses to Optimize Google Advertising Costs

Hubspot

Over the past three years, HubSpot has spent millions of dollars and ran over 1,200 controlled experiments on acquiring free CRM users through Google advertisements. The 8-Step Process HubSpot Uses to Optimize Google Advertising Costs. HubSpot CRM"). With over 3.5

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Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment

Hubspot

I didn't think about influencer marketing again until I joined HubSpot. When I started experimenting with influencer marketing strategies for the HubSpot Sales Blog seven months ago, I was operating under a few key assumptions: If one influencer is good, 23 is better.

The Most Important Keyword for SEO in 2018

Webbiquity

Organic search accounts for a third of all traffic to B2B websites on average, according to HubSpot. So while “keyword stuffing” is a practice long dead and buried, it’s still important to have keyword phrases show up in your URL, headings, meta title, and page text.

Here's How to Add a Link to Your Instagram Story [Pro Tip]

Hubspot

If you have over 10,000 followers or you're a verified user, you have an incredibly effective tool at your disposal -- the swipe up link. This link enables you to post exciting content regarding a new product, service, or event, and then encourage those users to "swipe up for details".

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July Social Media News: Snapchat Links, Instagram Photo Replies & More

Hubspot

1) Snapchat adds links to posts. One of Instagram's biggest competitive advantages over Snapchat was the ability to drive traffic: Brands and verified users could add links to Instagram Stories to drive followers to landing pages, blog posts, and purchase pages.

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Everything I’ve Learned About Podcasting as HubSpot’s Podcast Marketer

Hubspot

Here at HubSpot, we've been watching the world of podcasting grow and change. From our POV here at HubSpot, it's clear we're slowly moving away from audio you tune into and towards on-demand audio. Download new episodes of the Growth Show and learn something new today: [link].

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Track shares, likes, tweets, and more for any URL. Or use the multi-URL dashboard to enter lots of different web addressed and export a quick report.” 29) Who Shared My Link. If you have a Muck Rack account, you can see which journalists shared the link.

How to Build Inbound Links the White Hat Way

Hubspot

This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Agency Post. As a result of the recent Penguin updates , link building has changed … again. What is Link Building? Moz defines link building as “the process of acquiring hyperlinks from other websites to your own.”

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30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #18: Link to Sources and Examples

Hubspot

Participating companies should submit their blog URLs on this page to enter the challenge. Winner(s) will receive a complimentary ticket to INBOUND 2014 and be featured on the HubSpot Inbound Marketing blog.

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How to Create Social Sharing Links in Under 5 Minutes [Quick Tip]

Hubspot

When I get that urge to share stuff, the first thing I do is glance quickly around the website for social sharing links so I can pass on whatever I''m reading with just the click of a button. Before we get into how to do this, let''s quickly go over what social sharing links are.

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Shelf Life of Social Media Links Only 3 Hours [Data]

Hubspot

When it comes to link sharing in social media, it turns out it's not about where you share it -- it's about what you share. The mean half life of a link on Twitter is 2.8 The mean half life of a link on Facebook is 3.2 The mean half life of a link on YouTube is 7.4

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Improve Search Rankings with Effective Link Building

Hubspot

If you've read a bit about search engine optimization (SEO), then you know that attracting lots of high quality inbound links is one of the most effective ways to build authority and improve your rank online. First, A Quick Refresher on Inbound Links. Links that you don't have to share.

Link-Building Best Practices for Targeting a UK Audience

Hubspot

Our cheat sheet includes tips specifically for targeting a UK-based audience in respect to two types of SEO strategies: On-Page SEO Strategies: This includes optimizing the pages on your website for search, such as adding keywords to your URL structures, your page titles, your header tags, and so on.

How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent

Hubspot

At HubSpot, we like to use the acronym "DARC," which stands for digital, analytical, reach, and content: Digital means they live their lives online and are familiar and comfortable with blogging, social media, and the web in general.

How to Generate Click-to-Tweet Links for Your Content [Quick Tip]

Hubspot

Creating a tweetable link is far easier than learning custom code that you have to embed into your content. Here''s a text example: HubSpot customers with over 1,000 Twitter followers generate more than 800 new website visitors a month. Source: @HubSpot] ( Click to Tweet! ).

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A Simple Guide to Creating Social Media Sharing Links for Your Ebooks

Hubspot

If you've ever downloaded an ebook from HubSpot , you've probably spotted the social media sharing links we include in all our text-based content. But how do you create the social media sharing links like the ones you see in HubSpot's ebooks?

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How the HubSpot Marketing Blog Actually Generates Leads (Hint: It's Not How You Think)

Hubspot

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time analyzing HubSpot’s Marketing Blog. To do so, I created unique tracking URLs ( using HubSpot ) for the CTAs used within each blog post. So for a post with 10 different CTAs, I created 10 unique tracking URLs.

How to Generate Links that Tweet [Free Tool]

Hubspot

If you've ever wanted to make a link that would prepopulate a Twitter message, you've probably read a bunch of blogs, and then had to manually edit a link and add "pluses" to replace your spaces, and its just a pain. Connect with HubSpot

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How to Use HubDB for Dynamic Website Pages

SmartBug Media

Each page has its own unique URL, which is great for SEO—and you can even check out the analytics for each individual page. Head over to HubDB in your HubSpot portal and click on the “Create table” button in the upper right corner. HubSpot Web Development

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The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

Enter any URL and find other websites that are similar. Showcase reviews: HubSpot, SnapApp. Showcase Review Links. HubSpot.

Basic HTML Every Marketer Should Know (About Links)

Hubspot

As a follow up to my first post on Basic HTML Every Marketer Should Know , I wanted to dig a little deeper into links. They primarly link to other web pages, but can also reference images, documents, audio, or movie files. Connect with HubSpot

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Free Content Creation Resources, How to Dominate Organic Search, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

This week in HubSpot content, we have posts that can help you master "every little thing." Just grab a bunch of links to your content from the past month, paste them into an email, add a few images, and voilà : newsletter complete. The modern marketer wears many hats.

Six Ways to Search-Optimize a Blog

Webbiquity

Many of the same principles apply to optimizing a blog for search as for optimizing a business website : use keywords in the body copy, post titles, subheadings, permalink URL, image alt tags and meta tags. investor pages, and “Contact Us” is almost always a top-level link even though this page has no search value). Sharing your content on social networking sites like Twitter and (most importantly) Google+ as well as social bookmarking sites creates links to your blog.

Only B2B - Untitled Article

Only B2B

Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link]. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link]. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link] /. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link].

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60% of Social Media Messages are Links to Published Content [Data]

Hubspot

We think their most noteworthy finding is that, of all shares, 60% were of links to published content. A measly 4%, which is made up of URLs for brands or corporate websites. Connect with HubSpot

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Why You Need to Build Links to Your Website and What a Good One Looks Like

Hubspot

Inbound links are the unsung hero of successful inbound marketing. But what is an inbound link? In plain English, an inbound link is a link from one website to another website. For example, this is an inbound link to CNN.com. So why do you need inbound links?

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The 8 Best Link-Building Tactics to Boost Off-Page SEO

Hubspot

In search engine optimization , inbound links are a marketer's most powerful asset. But while link-building is critical, it's also tricky, considering giving an inbound link is the decision of the website linking to you, which isn't something you have complete control over.

Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

How important are footer links to SEO? Neil Patel provides an excellent and largely non-technical guide to SEO success, from keyword research and content development through meta tags, search-friendly URLs and link building.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity

HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO. gShift enables you to set up external pages to track in different categories: Press Releases, Blogs, social media accounts, videos, and shortened URLs (e.g. URL links).

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Only B2B - Untitled Article

Only B2B

Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link]. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link]. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link] /. Facebook URL: [link]. Website: [link]. Twitter URL: [link].

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Inbound Marketing & Marketing Automation

LeadSloth

SEO has not exactly been a science: you have to optimize your site’s structure and content, and you ask other sites to link to you. Hubspot - an early Inbound Marketing evangelist - is one of them, and so are Enquisite , Raven and SEOMoz (probably I’m forgetting at least a dozen vendors, so feel free to leave a comment). Link building : get high-quality links back to your site. But there are also integrated tool suites, like Hubspot and Raven.