Posts tagged site traffic
Benefits of backlinks for Squarespace SEO

“My backlinks bring all the boys to the yard…“

LOL! Ok, that’s not entirely true but I still do LOVE backlinks, mostly because they are fun to build and lead to major SEO goodness. 

What are backlinks and why do they matter for SEO? GOOD QUESTION, my friend! Today we are going to do a deep dive into the wonderful (and sometimes shady) world of backlinks and I’m going to show you why they are so important for your Squarespace website’s SEO, and how to build backlinks.

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Here's how I increased my website traffic by nearly 30% in 4 months

Over the past few months, I’ve made a conscious effort to increase traffic to my website. My hard work as paid off and I’m super excited to share how that worked out with you today!

Let me start off by saying that business growth has always been my top priority and higher website traffic is just a channel for bringing in business.

Although my website didn’t experience any “hockey stick” style growth, it DID increase by nearly 30% in less than four months. Page views to my website were UP in April, an increase of 9.5% mo/mo from the month before. That’s something to be proud of!

In this post, I’m going to explain why I care so much about increasing my website traffic and also show you what I did to get these kind of results. I hope to show you that with the right strategies, anyone can increase traffic to their websites and get serious results - without selling their first born child in the process.  

Let’s take a look.

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Expert Roundup : Using social media to support your website

What comes to mind when you hear the words "social media"? 

Do you think about how much fun it can be to grow an audience on the platform of your choosing? How great it is to show off your products/services for free (or low cost)? How awesome it is to interact with your audience on a daily basis and see how they are engaging with your brand?

Or, on the flip side, do you get overwhelmed with how much of social media relies on pre-scheduling? Feel defeated whenever you see accounts growing faster than yours? Or get frustrated trying to maintain a picture-perfect aesthetic?

Trust me, we all experience feelings on every end of the spectrum when it comes to social media.

Social media is a powerful tool that holds an enormous amount of weight in your website's marketing efforts, but it doesn't come easy. It takes a lot of time and effort to build and maintain a strategic profile no matter which social media platform you're on.

But believe me when I tell you that social media is one of the greatest ways to drive traffic back to your website and support your business efforts. It just takes a bit of know-how!

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Why Site Traffic is Worth your Attention [Plus a Bonus Guide on Ways to Increase It]

As an online entrepreneur, I am lucky enough to connect with people everyday across a variety of industries. We get to talk shop and share our thoughts on tech trends, insights, best practices and the value that websites bring to businesses. This is something I hugely enjoy and appreciate...except when I hear people preaching bad advice!

By now you know that as a writer and web developer, my number one goal is to help people build websites for their businesses that are as profitable, simple and effective as they can be. There is a lot of information out there, a lot of which is out of date or totally off the mark, and it can be tough to figure out who to trust.

If you want a website that captures the attention and interest of new visitors, drives sales and simplifies communications, you must design and build a website that meets your needs.

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