Times are every changing especially in the SEO world. It’s time to start doing SEO for 2013 and stop trying to live like it’s 1999 again.
I am proud to say I have never been banned, penalized, or even sandbagged for any Google update. I never had a site that was hurt by Panda, Peguin, or any other Google animal through the years.
I have had many people come to for advice, suggestions, or even to review their site to see what I would suggestion.
It’s time to throw away Old School SEO today
I want to suggest 8 Old School SEO techniques that you need put aside today:
I can remember back in early 2000′s it was as simple as emailing and asking for another webmaster for a link exchange. Well, back in the early 2000′s that might be okay, and a popular way to gain some good links.
In 2013 SEO is not just swapping links, but the way to do it now is to earn links. Links should be viewed now as a natural way to give back to what you feel is valuable, additional material, or just something worth letting your readers now about. When content is great and helps readers or visitors, I promise you that you will receive links to it. Also, usually works the other way around in that you usually have to give before you receive the link love from other sites.
Instead try this - The Ultimate Guide to Guest Blogging
First impressions is a lastly impression. When someone clicks on your site and the design is nice looking, easy to navigate, and search engine friendly than your going to win.
I know a lot of people that spend tons of money only to have strange functions, to fancy of a design, and you can not find anything that you want on the site. So a nice, clean, professional design is a MUST!
Don’t go ignoring the design and start increasing your views by just a improved design today.
Think about hiring a great SEO company. This SEO company should be able to work with you or your designer to make just a few simple tweaks that will boost your SEO in 2013.
Check this out – Design is still about the word
Authenticate Social Media
One of the newest and hottest topics you keep hearing about is authorship within Google rankings. Well, this can start with social sharing buttons that you can find on just about any good website now.
Search Engines are wanting to make sure your a real person and that you are the one actually running your Twitter, Facebook, and Google + accounts. It seems that search engines are tired of letting computers cheat, automate, and cut corners. It’s about being real and authentic with all social media.
Larry Page was even quotes by saying this:
More reasons for social media – 3 Reasons That Avoiding Social Media Will Hurt Your Business
Under Analyzing SEO Data
Awe Inspiring Content
These are questions that need to be ask to make sure awe inspiring content is what your site is delivering. Don’t over think this, and it’s really not that hard. It’s not any real secret besides offering new, quality, and awe inspiring content.
I could not say this any better of How to rank high on Google long term.
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Google is the only Search Engine
Its time for SEO 2013 to diversify, and create several different sources for your clicks.
Check out the Secret to Inbound Marketing: Caring.