Increasing Series-A B2B SaaS Company’s Blog Traffic 141% YoY
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Increasing Series-A B2B SaaS Company’s Blog Traffic 141% YoYMichael MacMillan2021-11-11T14:35:16+00:00
Industry: B2B SaaS
Project Type: SEO Engagement
Last Funding Type: Series A
Headquarters: San Francisco
Number of Employees: 51-100
Team Locations: Western US and Australia
Weekly Organic Traffic: ~5K
Blog posts are a great authoritative driver of organic traffic. Having a process to regularly review current resources, strengthen keyword positions, and answer even more customers’ queries would ensure it continued to deliver.
The team at MacMillan Search put into action methods to monitored and analyzed the search results. We used our findings to providing optimization direction and implementation support to the in-house team for new and existing content. Adding an SEO perspective to the tactical process greatly improve the chances to rank higher for more high intent keywords. Our strategy included:
Refining existing content – The real opportunity for growth was content with high intensity to keywords within striking distance. With some refinements, we were able to increase the visibility, positions, and ultimately traffic. Tactics included:
Regular analysis of the winning and losing content
Optimizing to improve the click-through rate for the bottom of the first-page search results
Improving the signals for search results on the second page and beyond
Reviewing the featured snippets for opportunities to optimize the results
Create blog content to better answer non-branded queries that drive clicks to product guide pages
New content creation – Our client is a thought leader in their space and maintaining this position required quality new content at regular intervals. Our content direction pulled from the main and peripheral subject matter from the:
Industries and teams they serve
Products and their features
Empowering the in-house teams – We supported content and development teams by answering implementation questions and clarifying SEO concepts. We did this using a shared Slack channel and hosting office hours.
With a process integrated and an informed team executing the blog traffic grew. The biggest highlights of Q3 were:
Blog content showing in 1.98M search results (+237% year-over-year and +111% quarter-over-quarter)
This increased visibility lead to 22K clicks (+141% year-over-year and +98% quarter-over-quarter)
The increased traffic led to more conversions (+72% YoY)
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