Small Business SEO Tips & Tricks

Read our latest blogs and watch our latest videos. We provide SEO advice for the small businesses and startups who need a bit of SEO help! From onsite & technical, to content & backlinks... we cover it all!

Updated backlink reporting

Updated backlink reporting

We are currently working on improving the way that backlink information plays a part in the Hike platform and as part of this we have launched our first update. This update improves the UI in the current backlink reporting and gives additional functionality for you to be able to interact with the data. The first[…]

The importance of schema markup for local SEO

The importance of schema markup for local SEO

Just before the end of 2018 we introduced you to Local SEO, including what it was and how to do it! This week it’s time to take your level of knowledge one step further,  as we introduce a slightly more advanced tactic called schema markup…  Enjoy!

There’s been a leak at Google! UX & SEO tips for e-commerce

There’s been a leak at Google! UX & SEO tips for e-commerce

There’s been a leak at Google! Someone ‘leaked’ Google’s best practice UX document for e-commerce sites 🤯 In this weeks video, we run through the main learnings from the document that anyone can use to improve their website and the SEO implications 👍 Also, it wasn’t just the e-commerce best practice guidelines that were leaked… there were[…]

Intro to e-commerce SEO – AMA #4

Intro to e-commerce SEO – AMA #4

We were back with our fourth AMA (Ask Me Anything) discussing E-commerce SEO. E-commerce SEO can seem like a bit of a minefield for SEO newcomers, and with good reason; it’s arguably the most difficult form of SEO. Have no fear though, Hike is here to help! In this weeks video we tackle: – what e-commerce[…]

Hike’s new action engine

Hike’s new action engine

We have been working tirelessly over the last few weeks to bring continual improvements to the Hike platform and we have again in the form of our new Action Engine. This is the biggest change to the Hike platform since we launched and we are super excited to set it live! Hike’s Action Engine is[…]

Intro to local SEO – AMA #3

Intro to local SEO – AMA #3

We were back with our third AMA (Ask Me Anything) just before Christmas over on our Facebook Group. It was all about Local SEO. A lot of our users – and those new to SEO in general – aren’t always quite sure what local means in terms of SEO, so this video aims to help[…]

Hike’s sitemap reimagined

Hike’s sitemap reimagined

We have been working tirelessly over the last few weeks to bring continual improvements to the Hike platform and we have again in the form of our new sitemap builder. We listened to your feedback on the old sitemap tool, some of your key issues were; – It is tough to navigate when you have a[…]

SEO AMA #2

SEO AMA #2

We were back with our second AMA (Ask Me Anything) over on our Facebook Group last Friday. And again we’d like to share these videos here on our website – there’s some SEO gold in this one! This week we discuss: – If you should ‘stop’ SEO – Quality vs quantity when it comes to links –[…]

SEO AMA #1

SEO AMA #1

We’ve just started an AMA (Ask Me Anything) series over on our Facebook Group and we want to share the videos here on our website. And this is our very first one! (You’ll notice very quickly due to my poor camera skills… don’t worry, we do fix this very quickly!). This week we discuss: – How[…]

How to (re)distribute content for visibility & SEO

How to (re)distribute content for visibility & SEO

Over on our Facebook Group ‘SEO For Startups‘ we were recently asked a great question and I wanted to share it – along with our answer – on our blog… What’s the question? So Amit here is asking a great question, and it’s something a lot of people don’t even think about. He’s asking how[…]