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!

SEO AMA #7

SEO AMA #7

Last week we recorded our 7th AMA (Ask Me Anything) video over on Facebook! Although we may look like we’ve been doing this for many years (?) we still make lot’s of mistakes, and this week was no exception. We had to record this video twice due to an unforeseen human error (Kieran…). Again we[…]

SEO AMA #6

SEO AMA #6

Back again with our AMA (Ask Me Anything) videos over on our Facebook Group. These seem to be going down very well with our audience, as we break down tricky SEO concepts into easily understandable chunks šŸ™‚ On this week’s video, we answer 4 questions that were posed to us, based around… – How do[…]

Link building doesn’t get much easier than this

Link building doesn’t get much easier than this

In this post I’m going to tell you all about a little backlink-building secret, that’s helped Hike gain relevant, high-quality backlinks. Make sure you read on, this is a good one… Why build links? Link building. Digital PR. Backlink acquisition. Link outreach. Whatever you want to call it, building backlinks to your website is still[…]

Backlink Opportunities

Backlink Opportunities

As mentioned in our previous posts here and here, we have been making a large number of changes to the backlink data we collect and display within Hike and this week is no different! We want to introduce you to the new Backlink Opportunities section within Hike… The Backlink Opportunities tool will check the backlinks[…]

SEO AMA #5

SEO AMA #5

This week we’re back with our AMA (Ask Me Anything) videos over on our Facebook Group. And again, we like to share these videos here on our website so you can all enjoy them too. This week we tackled some great questions, including – Should you pay for directory citations? – The 5 key SEO[…]

An introduction to Google’s new Search Console tool

An introduction to Google’s new Search Console tool

If someone asked me what the best free SEO tool was, I could answer in a heart-beat! It is – of course – Google’s Search Console tool. In this weeks video, we run through the 4 key features of the tool that you need to know aboutĀ ? Also, stay tuned for next week, as we[…]

Competitor backlinks and more…

Competitor backlinks and more…

Another week has passed at Hike and we have pushed even more new features to the platform! Below is an update on the new functionality; Competitor Backlinks One of our most loved features within the platform is the ability for you to get detailed information on your competitors including keywords they rank for, estimated traffic[…]

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,Ā  as we introduce a slightly more advanced tactic called schema markup…Ā  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 sitesĀ ? In this weeks video, we run through the main learnings from the document that anyone can use to improve their website and the SEO implicationsĀ ? Also, it wasn’t just the e-commerce best practice guidelines that were leaked… there were[…]