Compounding Posts Generate 38% of Your Blog's Traffic: Here's What HubSpot's Look Like

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Did you know that there is a certain type of blog post that makes up 10% of a blog's repertoire, but are responsible for generating 38% of total blog traffic? If you do the math, that means just one of these special posts brings in the same amount of traffic as six regular posts.

Don't Kiss 5% of Your Organic Traffic Goodbye: New Data on Why You Should Optimize Your Website for Mobile

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This past spring, the web was abuzz as Google released the much-feared algorithm update that severely punished websites that were not optimized for mobile. Starting on April 21, we saw a marked decline in organic traffic over a three-week period.

How To Increase Referral Traffic And Get More Leads

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Most marketers have one goal in common: increasing the amount of traffic to their website. There are various tactics for accomplishing this goal including search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), blogging, social media marketing, etc. What Is Referral Traffic?

The 15 Best Special-Purpose SEO Tools

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Given the importance of search engine optimization—organic search remains the top source of traffic for most B2B websites—t’s vital to use the right tools to help with various aspects of optimization, for any size website. 14) On-Page Optimization Tool. HubSpot.

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How to Optimize Your Existing Blog Content for Traffic & Conversions [Live Google Hangout]

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But not just any blog -- a blog that boasts relevant, consistent content that's optimized for both the target audience and search engines. So what if I told you that your blog could generate leads and traffic without you having to create new post every single time?

What To Do If Your Website Traffic Is Down

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You’ve noticed a dip in website traffic. It’s good to keep an eye on your website visits and performance to notice change over time, but if you’re getting less traffic and fewer phone calls, it’s time to investigate further.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

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gShift Labs is the first (at least that I’m aware of ) integrated software package for managing web presence optimization (WPO). HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO.

10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content

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We spend tons of time writing posts and optimizing them for search and social media. We'll excitedly watch as we see a burst of new traffic to our site. You can start by analyzing topics that you have published in the past to see how well they have continued to attract traffic.

Where Is Your Traffic Coming From? An Analysis of 15K Websites [Infographic]

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We all know that sources of website traffic can vary greatly from business to business. Where is their traffic coming from? via the HubSpot Research website at research.hubspot.com. Have any website traffic insights you'd like to share?

8 Clever Ways to Triple Your Content Output (and Traffic)

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They’re also a great way to attract links and traffic: according to AnsonAlex , businesses that publish infographics grow their traffic an average of 12% more than those that don’t. They also rank well, and can drive long-term organic traffic to your site.

12 Awesome HubSpot Resources That Won't Cost You a Dime

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Over the years, HubSpot has developed a number of free tools and programs that we love to share with others. 1) HubSpot CRM. HubSpot's new site, freestockphotos.org, catalogs photos that you can use for blog posts, social media, or wherever else you need high quality photos.

The Beginner's Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)

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Today, most marketing teams are structured to drive traffic towards websites, which then converts into leads for the sales team to close. Once this process starts to deliver results, marketers then seek to generate even more traffic, and hopefully even more success.

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

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After all, any conversion rate optimization expert worth their salt knows to take industry "best practices" with, well, a grain of salt. Over the years, I've spent a lot of time analyzing HubSpot’s Marketing Blog.

How We Increased Organic Traffic by Over 50% Using Technical SEO Updates

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More importantly, we'll show you what we did to fix them and how these solutions resulted in us growing our organic traffic by more than 50% in just one month. Click here to learn more about her historical optimization project.). This was published by HubSpot.

How We're Using Influencers to Drive Engagement on Social Media: A HubSpot Experiment

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Check it out in action: The Results: Our pod has started to generate 10-20 additional comments per Instagram post from relevant influencers within HubSpot's vertical. Check our the HubSpot Summer Startup contest here: 3) Rethinking How Social Media and PR Work Together.

How One Company’s Investment in Blogging & SEO Increased Traffic By Over 2,500% in One Year

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Setting aside time to brainstorm blog topics, structure posts around relevant keywords, optimize calls-to-action and social sharing buttons, and strategically place relevant internal links can sound daunting to many marketers. They started by creating the blog, which they did using HubSpot.

How to Create a Content Strategy That Actually Drives Organic Traffic

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Content marketing alone won’t deliver organic traffic. Content marketing employed strategically will deliver the organic traffic you want and need. In this article, I explain the process for creating a content strategy that drives traffic in detail. You get organic traffic.

How to Increase Your SEO Traffic in 30 Days [Free Daily Planner]

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However, as search engines continue to evolve, it’s becoming more and more important for marketers to keep their content fresh and properly optimized. To help you out, HubSpot & OnPage.org teamed up to bring you these best practices in the form of a handy 30-day planner.

How to Optimize Your Content for Google's Featured Snippet Box

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From a sample of just under 5,000 queries, I found that the CTR to the HubSpot website for high volume keywords increased by over 114% , even when we ranked #1 (just below the Featured Snippet -- like in the example below). How often does HubSpot rank within the Featured Snippet?

7 Ways to Optimize Your SlideShare Presentations for More Traffic & Leads

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And whether those presentations are meant for industry speaking gigs or educational webinars, all those slides can have some great traffic and lead gen potential beyond their originally intended use. Creating slide decks is a regular practice for many marketers.

The Shark Tank Effect: How to Prepare Your Website for a Traffic Influx

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Can you imagine the traffic influx these businesses receive -- and the damage it could do to their websites if they aren't prepared? Many young businesses' websites aren't equipped to handle huge percentage increases in traffic. Research what kind of traffic influx to expect.

The Blogging Tactic No One Is Talking About: Optimizing the Past

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Nine months ago, I analyzed a report that would transform not only my role on the HubSpot blogging team, but also the whole blog's editorial strategy. That shift is an ongoing internal project we call "historical optimization." What Is Historical Optimization?

Hello Europe! HubSpot's Heading to Dublin, Ireland

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HubSpot's Coming to Europe, And We're Hiring. This new HubSpot office, which will be opening in January 2013, is on pace to provide 150 new jobs within 3 years. HubSpot has been transforming the way companies do marketing for six years from our office in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A Handy Guide to Optimizing Your Social Media Channels

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This post is an excerpt from our latest ebook, How to Optimize Your Marketing Channels. For some, the word “optimization” conjures up thoughts of complicated mathematics and data analysis. Here’s a simple strategy for determining your optimal post frequencies.

24 Conversion Rate Optimization Tools for Research, Feedback, Analytics & More

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Believe it or not, driving traffic to your website -- albeit challenging -- isn't enough to sustain your business. In an effort to truly leverage that investment in traffic, marketers must use conversion rate optimization, or CRO, to convince said traffic to complete a desired action.

A Breakdown of All Your Website's Traffic Sources (What Means What?)

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The first place I always start when evaluating a business' marketing is figuring out where the heck all their site traffic, leads, and customers come from. It's important to keep this curveball in mind when evaluating organic search as a traffic and lead generation source.

Dear HubSpot: My Blog Isn't Generating Leads. Please Help?

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Dear HubSpot, I''ve been reading about inbound for years now, and with a change in management at my company came a chance to start implementing a lot more inbound tactics (finally!). It''s time to focus on making smart optimizations to your marketing.

HubSpot's Strategy for Winning the Marketing Automation Horserace

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Back on September 20, I posted various tips from the Inbound Marketing Summit and HubSpot User Group. Naturally, the conference also included public and private discussions of HubSpot itself, but I thought those were best shared in a separate post. The conference yielded a clear picture of HubSpot’s business strategy for the coming year. HubSpot originally focused on “top of funnel” or “inbound” marketing, which boils down to helping marketers to attract Web traffic.

Need to Convert Traffic Into More Leads? Experts Bust Common CRO Myths [Live Hangout]

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Many marketers have to find out the hard way that more website traffic doesn't always translate to more leads. Unless your site is optimized to drive visitors to take action and engage, you can attract thousands of visitors and never see one of them convert into a lead.

Announcing the Next Generation of HubSpot's Inbound Marketing Platform

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We founded HubSpot with a basic observation -- that people navigate to content, products, and companies they find interesting. We made a major stride last year when HubSpot introduced the first version of its Inbound Database, which included detailed contact profiles.

Dear HubSpot: My Mom Is the Only Person Reading My Blog

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This week, we''ll be answering a question about getting blog traffic when it seems like all hope is lost. Dear HubSpot, I work for a company that has an extremely long sales funnel, in a field that almost every business uses, but nobody wants to talk about.

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Blog SEO for the Modern Marketer: How to Optimize Your Posts

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Here’s what you need to know to optimize your blog posts for search. Optimize Blog Post Headlines and URL. Once you have your list of blog posts, you’ll want to make sure you’ve optimized the headlines. The URL serves as a nice backup for your headline in optimizing for keywords.

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HubSpot Research Offers Insights on Blog Performance

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The TrackMaven research contained data regarding the best day of the week for publishing blog posts, the best time of day to publish, and the optimal length of blog post titles. After my earlier post was published, I discovered a blog post by HubSpot that provides several insights on these perennially important issues. This post describes a test that HubSpot ran on its own Marketing Blog to determine what its optimal editorial strategy should be.

Four Expert Local SEO Guides

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What are the most important ranking factors in local search optimization? Which local directories are best at driving referral traffic (and helping with SEO)? The Ultimate List: 50 Local Business Directories by HubSpot.

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6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy

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Search engine optimization (SEO). According to research from HubSpot , “Businesses with websites that have 401-1000 web pages get six times more leads than those with 51-100 pages. Despite the many business benefits of blogging , it remains an underutilized tactic.

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

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91% of experienced social marketers see improved website traffic due to social media and 79% are generating more quality leads. Of Twitter’s 165 million users, half access Twitter on mobile devices at least occasionally. ( HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ).

Dear HubSpot: I Have to Market My New Business. Where Do I Start?

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Dear HubSpot is a weekly column that we do to answer people''s most burning questions about inbound. Dear HubSpot, I''ve got an excellent business idea for a career consulting service. Did you know that HubSpot started blogging before we even had a product ?

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Conversion-Friendly Design, Lead Gen Help & More in HubSpot Content This Week

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This week at HubSpot, we dedicated a lot of our content to improving conversions -- a critical part of every stage of the inbound marketing methodology. Dear HubSpot: My Blog Isn''t Generating Leads. 7 Ways to Optimize Your Conversion Forms to Get Better Leads.

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Optimized Links in Press Releases & Guest Posts Can Harm Your SEO, Says Google

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Do those search engine optimized press releases you''re sending actually boost your search rankings? Google Says Optimized Anchor Text Links in Press Releases Qualify as ''Unnatural Links''. It''s like my favorite analogy about diet pills," said HubSpot SEO Manager Rebecca Churt.

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Enhanced Campaigns: How to Optimize AdWords Campaigns for Desktop AND Mobile

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And if you want even more about how to make paid search work for you -- or you''re interested in understanding more of the changes Google has planned -- register for our free webinar with HubSpot on June 6th.