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Free webinar – ‘SEO Lessons From 50+ Startup Audits’ – watch now!

Free webinar – ‘SEO Lessons From 50+ Startup Audits’ – watch now!

*UPDATE – we recorded the webinar, and I’ve embedded it below for you to watch 🙂 'SEO Lessons From 50+ Startup Website Audits' – Webinar From Hike 18.10.18 from Kieran Headley on Vimeo.   We’ve decided to do a free webinar, and we’d love it if you wanted to join? Ever since we created our[…]

“How well is my SEO doing?” – A checklist for small businesses

“How well is my SEO doing?” – A checklist for small businesses

If you’re serious about SEO (and you probably should be, considering it drives 51% of ALL website traffic) then you need to be serious about tracking it too. And you want to know what you’re tracking as early as possible in your ‘SEO-career’. This will ensure you’re focusing your efforts on what has the greatest impact.[…]

The power of the page title

The power of the page title

When it comes to SEO there are very few things as important as a good page title. Like a good suit or a Rolex watch – it’s a timeless classic 😂 In this post I’m going to explain what a page title is and where you find one, and then I’ll move on to explain WHY it’s[…]

Learn how this startup use SEO to drive over £20k’s worth of PPC traffic

Learn how this startup use SEO to drive over £20k’s worth of PPC traffic

Today we’re going to look at how startup Beyond Life use SEO to drive well over the equivalent of £20k’s worth of PPC traffic every year… …from just 10 pages of content! Yup, 10 pages. We’re going to show you how they did it, and how you can use the same tactics to drive more[…]

Why SEO is important for startups — and why we’re building Hike

Why SEO is important for startups — and why we’re building Hike

(NOTE – this post is taken from Medium where it was originally posted. If you want to read it there – not sure why you’d want to, but hey – here’s the link) So, it was a miserable Thursday in Manchester late last November. I was interviewing for a place on the Ignite Startup Accelerator[…]

We’ve started a Facebook Group for Founders!

We’ve started a Facebook Group for Founders!

So whilst we continue the build of Hike we’ve created a Facebook Group to help founders with their SEO. It’s called – very simply – SEO for Startups… We built this group as we’ve been receiving lots of SEO questions from founders. They all know SEO could be really important for their business, but they[…]

Bad backlinks – what they are and why you should care

Bad backlinks – what they are and why you should care

I had a question yesterday from a founder on our SEO for Startups Facebook Group. They’d spotted a few ‘spammy’ backlinks to their website, and wondered how much they need to worry about them. This is a great question, and it’s a topic I think all founders should be aware of as it can have[…]

Learn how Stripe (a multi-billion dollar startup) use SEO, and what you can learn from it

Learn how Stripe (a multi-billion dollar startup) use SEO, and what you can learn from it

So today we’re going to look at the incredibly successful startup Stripe. Coming out of Northern Ireland, but establishing themselves in Silicon Valley, Stripe are likely the UK’s most successful tech startup ever. So where better place to start our case study series? Today I’m going to look at how Stripe use keywords to drive[…]

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