How to Revive an Old Blog Article for SEO

Blogging is not a major piece of artwork like the Sistine Chapel, but there is an art to making your blog a masterpiece. Blogs are a combination of timely and evergreen content. Timely content focuses on trends, news articles, and pop culture events, while evergreen content stays relevant and provides value for a long time. It is rare to update timely content simply because it’s old news; however, there is value in updating and reviving old evergreen content. Leveraging old blog posts and their established place on the web can extend the life of your best content. It is especially…

How to Use a Blog to Increase Organic Traffic

There are many great reasons for businesses to blog, but one stands out — increasing your keyword rankings and growing your organic search traffic. The number of terms that a website can rank for is related to the size of the site. That is, more indexed pages mean more opportunities for ranking. For most small and medium-sized businesses, there is a limit to the number of pages that can fit onto the site before it becomes bloated and hard to navigate. Once you’ve reached your limit for services, products, case studies, etc., it’s time to get serious about creating blog…

Blog SEO: How to Search Engine Optimize Your Blog Content

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is incredibly important for marketers. When you optimize your web pages — including your blog posts — you’re making your website more visible to people who are using search engines (like Google) to find your product or service.But does your blog content really help your business organically rank on search engines? In this article, you’ll find the answer to this question and more. Get ready for an in-depth exploration into the world of blog SEO, the factors that affect it, and tips to start optimizing your blog site for the search engines. Although it’s clear…

This post is a part of Made @ HubSpot, an internal thought leadership series through which we extract lessons from experiments conducted by our very own HubSpotters. Cliché: A picture is worth a thousand words. Fact: HubSpot’s pictures are worth 120 thousand clicks. Last year, my colleague Karla Cook gave our readers a 3,000-word peek behind the curtain into a new SEO strategy we implemented at the beginning of 2018. That strategy, which was designed to fix a traffic plateau across the blog, increased our organic traffic by 25% year over year — to eight million organic pageviews per month….

If you’ve ever written a blog post before, you know how much time they can take. From topic selection, to gathering research, to writing the post and pressing “Publish,” the process often demands hours. That’s why, if your post doesn’t earn the traffic you expected, it can be a major letdown. All that work that goes into a post for less-than-stellar engagement is, no doubt, one of the most frustrating experiences. Fortunately, there’s a way to combat low traffic and bring eyes to your writing: search engine optimization. SEO is a language that speaks specifically to search engines like Google…

As a marketer, promoting and driving traffic to your blog isn’t easy. It can feel like you’re talking into a void sometimes. We’ve all been there. However, there are almost 4.5 billion active internet users. Getting blog readers is all about promoting your content to the right people at the right place and the right time. So, how can you do that? To start, you’ll need to diversify your blog promotion strategy so you can get traffic from several sources. You can get generate traffic through content aggregators, social media posts, social bookmarking, or reciprocal sharing sites. Below, let’s review…