SEO


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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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 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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How SEO Helped Time Doctor Become a 7 Figure SaaS Company and Generate 20,000 Trials Per Month

Is ranking on the first page of Google and SEO all that important for SaaS and technology companies? Wouldn’t it be easier if I just pay for ads? What’s the value, is it worth the investment and will it help increase the revenue? Those are the questions I’ve been always asked by marketing leaders, company executives, founders and investors all the time. Like it or not, the search engines and especially Google are now very important in so many aspects of our lives and when we are looking for products and services......

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When it Comes to SEO, When Should You Hire An In-House Expert And When Should You Hire A Freelancer?

The trend of working from home is one that is a force to be reckoned with, especially when you consider the sheer number of people who enter the gig economy in exchange for their full-time, regular desk jobs. There are many reasons why workers may like to take on a freelancing job, either full time or on the side. Some of the more common reasons include the option to bolster their income, to help them make ends meet, or because they want a more flexible schedule. In fact, about 50% of the......

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Should You Hire SEO consultant, SEO Agency or In-house SEO

SEO as a marketing channel is fairly unique compared to other channels like advertising or PR campaigns: SEO is mainly done in your own medium, so there isn’t any publishing cost associated with it. Compare it to, say, advertising, where you need to pay a certain fee to the ad publisher (i.e. Google Ads or Facebook Ads). With that being said, SEO can be 100% free if you are willing to do everything by yourself—and if you have the time—. This is simply not possible with most other marketing channels (again, for......

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How Long Does SEO Take to Work and How to Rank on the First Page

It’s a fairly known secret that SEO is a long term game. The real question, then, is how long? In fact, as a digital marketing agency, “How long will it take me to get ranked #1 for X keyword?”, “How long will it take for my site to get on the first page of Google?”, or similar ones are among the most common questions we get asked for. The answer, however, is not that simple, and there is not a one-size-fits-all answer due to the many different variables involved in SEO. In......

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How to Develop an Enterprise SEO Strategy to Drive Leads and Revenue

How should we plan an enterprise SEO strategy? SEO as a marketing channel consists of many different tactics and activities, and on the other hand, it is a very flexible channel where different businesses might require different strategic implementations. Thus, planning an SEO strategy for an enterprise company can be easier said than done, as we’ll need to consider many different variables to plan many different elements. With that being said, in this guide, we will discuss a step-by-step guide in planning an SEO strategy, and by the end of this guide,......

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