What makes a blog post bad? The most pervasive problem we find is poor flow. The post jumps from one idea to the next or the post reads like a stream of consciousness – except it’s not a stylistic choice. One way to prevent this is by creating an outline for your blog post. Below is my method for outlining posts and organizing my thoughts to create a cohesive, logical piece. Table of Contents How to Write a Blog Post Outline Outlining Tips from HubSpot Bloggers Blog Post Outline Example 1. Write down as many distinct takeaways from the article as […]
The creator economy has seen exceptional growth over the last few years and will only grow more in the future. So, what does that mean for brands, and how can marketers leverage this booming economy? To answer this question, I spoke to a couple of HubSpot’s marketing experts and researched the creator economy’s size, growth, and the changes we can expect down the line. Here’s everything marketers need to know, starting with how the creator economy has grown over time. How the Creator Economy Has Grown Over the Years The exact size of the creator economy can vary, depending on […]
Does your IP address help or harm your rankings in search? Continue reading to learn whether IP addresses are a Google ranking factor. The post Is IP Address A Google Ranking Factor? appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
SEO has a very obvious benefit to companies. More traffic, more leads or sales, more revenue. But how else can SEO skills and activity help? The post Why Everyone In Your Business Wins With SEO appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
From ensuring website loading speed to crafting great social media content, these 8 strategies can help you generate more leads and foster sustainable business growth. The post 8 Creative Real Estate Marketing Ideas And Examples appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
LinkedIn is upgrading its messaging experience with a new ‘Focused Inbox,’ which aims to cut down on spam and surface more relevant messages. The post LinkedIn’s New Focused Inbox Surfaces More Relevant Messages appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Twitter is expanding recommended tweets to all users, including people who managed to avoid them until now. The post Twitter Now Puts Recommended Tweets In Everyone’s Feeds appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Promoting a local business isn’t easy these days. Whether it’s because of oversaturation or complicated search engine algorithms, it’s all too easy to feel like no one will find your business in the local search results. Luckily, using business directory websites is an easy way to improve your local SEO. All you have to do is list your business in online business directories such as Yellow Pages, Manta, and more. This is called building citations, and it’s a critical piece of a local marketing strategy. Today, Google is inserting itself between consumer and local business websites much more often. For […]
Whether you want that job promotion or to sidestep into a new field, you’ll need to commit to learning new skills. One of the best ways you can do that is by taking free online courses. Blog posts and podcasts are great starting points for exploring a particular topic. But online business courses will provide you with the time and space you need to explore a topic in depth and truly master a new skill. Plus, most courses are made up of on-demand videos and exercises that you can progress through at your own pace. Below, we’ve gathered the best […]