How I Built 826 Backlinks to a Single Article in 8 Weeks

No matter how much SEO evolves, backlinks remain the primary “currency” for Google when ranking websites. In fact, a November 2016 study from First Page Sage found that backlinks are still the number one overall ranking factor in Google’s algorithm: And I seriously doubt this will change any time soon. Of course, there are other critical[…]

17 Examples of Fabulous Explainer Videos

Feel intimidated by the notion of creating an explainer video? There’s no need to be — they just represent another excellent way to get your content out to your target audience. Besides the really big brands that we are all familiar with, a lot of lesser-known companies and even small startups are using them. Even if[…]

The Digital Marketer’s Guide to Programmatic Marketing

The evolution taken in place in digital marketing over the last decade is amazing. We’ve gone from horrendous keyword stuffing and “spray and pray” campaigns to incredibly smart and efficient strategies that maximize ROI. This evolution has largely been fueled by data and predictive analytics. And what I love is the power that small-scale marketers[…]

16 Video Marketing Statistics to Inform Your Q4 Strategy [Infographic]

As marketers find more innovative ways to attract audiences, video has become a meaningful part of the strategic conversation. Video is long past the status of an “up-and-coming” marketing tactic. It’s here, and it’s an increasingly powerful way to communicate your brand story, explain your value proposition, and build relationships with your customers and prospects. […]

The 7 Best Office Music Playlists for Productivity

Not long after I first started at HubSpot, I was welcomed with a fresh pair of orange, noise-canceling headphones. At the time, I had no clue that these headphones would carry me through many long work days and some of the deepest, darkest levels of writer’s block. Over two years later, they are truly the[…]

6 Digital Storytelling Lessons from Pottermore

As technology continues to lower the cost of content production, today’s end user is asked to digest more stories than ever before — in conversation, in written text, at the movies, in advertisements, and even through web design. With so much to absorb, it’s essential for digital marketers to differentiate their content and deliver an[…]