Do you know where your website's [or blog's] grades are?
Use today's cool tool, Website Grader developed by HubSpot, to find out.
Using a 100 point scoring system, you'll have one number to relate to along with lots of areas to improve. And, the really cool thing: you can compare your site to any other site or blog on the Internet.
Website Grader Cool Tool Profile
Challenge: assessing site performance in comparison to competition
Solution: Website Grader free SEO report
How to: type in your URL, keywords, competitive sites and email address
What you get: emailed report plus permanent link to your results; sample free SEO report
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How to Publicize Your Results
Pull out the best rankings and fold them into your credentials. Keep in mind that numbers shift; update them every few months. If you follow the suggestions, your site's rankings will rise. Yes, it is okay to show off. In fact, it's quite all right to report your score and your rankings - as long as they're relevant to your readers, sponsors or advertisers.
Grade your site, leave a comment and let us know how you did or what you'll fix. I'll go first.