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SEO & Social Media Marketing of A Sports Networking Portal

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 SEO & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
OF A SPORTS NETWORKING PORTAL




  www.harbinger-systems.com
                                            HARBINGER SYSTEMS


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   Systems works with its customers as a partner in                           Systems Software
   technology innovation.                                                     Digital Marketing



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                                                        www.harbinger-systems.com
                                                  SEO & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
                                                 OF A SPORTS NETWORKING PORTAL


   Situation                                                                  Challenge
          A social networking portal for sports fitness enthusiasts started      Very basic SEO brought some online traffic, but user
          by an ardent sports and athletics fan                                  registrations per week on the website stuck at single digits for
                                                                                 months
                                                                                 Limited control over visitor demographic due to unfocussed
                                                                                 targeting
   Harbinger Solution
                                                                                 Portal not optimized for visitor experience and conversions,
          Harbinger analyzed meta tags / titles, website rankings and            and needs actionable metrics through analytics
          keywords progress of the website
          Recommended content improvements, friendly file names,              Technologies & Tools
          folder structures, and URL encoding
                                                                                 Twitter, CoTweet, FriendFeed, Facebook, Youtube, MySpace
          Website sitemap, robots creation and submission to search
          engines                                                                Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools
          Created and significantly enabled Twitter, FriendFeed and              Search engine optimization, titles and meta tags optimization
          Facebook presence                                                      Sports directories research and submissions
          Integrated popular sharing widgets on website for viral effect         Alexa ranking, Google page rank, inbound links research
          Suggested multiple small-to-medium changes in website
          structuring and content writing for SEO-friendliness




          Benefits                                                                                                  BOTTOM LINE
            Website user registrations went up 700% in 3 months                                       Startup company now being recognized as a
                                                                                                            brand, with advocates and followers
            Social media fans and followers in hundreds, up from none
                                                                                                                    across the internet
            Website on top three search pages for most of the desired keywords
            Technically rich website significantly improved from visitor behavior and
            conversion perspective


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Description: A social networking portal for sports enthusiasts and participants started by an ardent fan starts being recognized as a brand, with advocates and followers all across the internet.