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How to Do SEO Audit to Boost Your Google Rankings and Traffic

While we can over-analyze SEO and make it as complex as possible, in its purest essence there are only two core aspects of SEO: Optimizing your content for SEO to provide more value to the human audience. Optimizing the technical SEO of your site so Google and the other search engines can properly index it. Thus, in performing an SEO audit, we actually only need to focus on these two areas. It’s a very common mistake to perform a too technical SEO audit, that can take weeks to complete—and even by then, due to......

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Top Lead Generation Strategies for Startups in 2021

Lead generation is often the most important aspect of any business, but can also be the most challenging. If you can’t bring any leads, you simply can’t get new customers and grow your business. This is why we often measure a marketing team’s success in how many high-quality leads they can generate in a given amount of time. In startups, arguably lead generation is even more important: since the business hasn’t yet made any money, we have the challenge of generating as many leads as fast as possible so we can generate......

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The world of sales and marketing is getting more complicated than ever. The lines between the two are now (very) blurred, and with all the available channels, new tactics, and the increasing number of personnel, the need to streamline all these marketing and sales processes in one single app/solution is now more important than ever. This is where HubSpot gained its popularity as a platform that simplifies and takes care of the whole business process in one single dashboard. More About HubSpot Let us first discuss HubSpot as the benchmark in this......

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Inbound Marketing Strategy for Startups: 2020 Guide

Starting a new startup is certainly a challenging task, and arguably the biggest challenge at the beginning is how we can get our brand known by our target audience – building awareness. This is why implementing inbound marketing as early as possible is very important. Instead of pushing our message to the customer like in traditional marketing (or outbound marketing), inbound marketing focuses on attracting our target audience to come to us. The idea is, since your audience is already attracted to what you are offering, the conversion rate would be higher.......

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How To Develop SaaS Lead Generation Strategy To Grow Your Company in 2020

Lead generation is the most important, and also often the most challenging aspect of any SaaS business. If you don’t generate leads, you won’t get new customers, and thus, your SaaS business won’t grow. SaaS lead generation is also quite unique due to the nature of the business: in SaaS, you are not selling any physical product, and so your audience has more time to compare your product with other alternatives online. Also, the length of the SaaS life cycle can vary a lot, some can be very short, and some can......

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Effective Customer Acquisition Strategy for Startups in 2020

Your startup simply won’t grow if you can’t generate new customers, period. So, without a proper customer acquisition strategy for your startup, you are going to run into various problems along the way, and it’s going to be very difficult if not downright impossible to grow your business both B2B and B2C. On the other hand, figuring out which channel is the most effective and sustainable to use in generating new customers is often the biggest challenge for any business. In this guide, we will discuss all you need to know about how......

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Most Effective Content Marketing Strategy for Startups in 2020

There are generally three different types of how startups approached their content marketing: some thought of content marketing as secondary and so it’s not the focus of the early days of the startup. Some others, know that content marketing is important and implements it, but doesn’t really have a strategy and so it’s not fruitful. Only a select few startups properly plan their content marketing strategy, executes it well and so they can reap the long-term, sustainable benefits. In this guide, we will learn how we can become the third group. After......

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How to Effectively Implement Content Marketing For SaaS Businesses

Content marketing is a very important aspect of the SaaS business. In fact, in a SaaS space, probably your content is just as important as your product. So, how can we effectively implement content and inbound marketing for a SaaS business? In this guide, we will learn how. We will divide this guide into three big sections: keyword research, content development, and content promotion. All three are equally important for a successful SaaS content marketing campaign, and let us begin with the first one.   Keyword Research for SaaS Business   1.......

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How Incapsula Doubles Their Business Year Over Year With SEO, Content Marketing and CRO

I’ve recently listed another great interview with Tim Matthews, who was a VP of marketing at Incapsula (now Imperva). Incapsula/Imperva is a cloud service that accelerates and secures websites of any kind and had $1.5 billion market capitalization at the time of the interview. Incapsula accelerates all the good content and block all the attack traffic and keep websites safe, so they can do what they’re meant to do. Tim emphasized the importance of SEO and content marketing in their customer acquisition strategy and shared some numbers they were able to achieve: Market Capitalization: $1.5 billion Protects: 5,000,000+ websites Number #1 customer acquisition channel: Content Marketing......

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How Content Marketing and SEO Helped BuildFire Become a 7-Figure ARR SaaS Company

Growth Everywhere is one of my favorite podcasts where Eric interviews successful entrepreneurs, founders, CEO, marketing leaders and venture capitalists. There is a lot of valuable information and insights on how those companies achieved customer and revenue growth and what marketing strategies and tactics they used to get there. I often hear that founders emphasize the importance of content marketing and SEO and how those channels played the main role in company success and growth.  In one of the interviews, Eric Siu chatted with Ian Blair who is the CEO of BuildFire. BuildFire is the mobile app......

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