SEO = search engine optimization = optimizing content for search engines, right? Well, if a search engine’s jobs is to satisfy users’ queries, then SEO is as much about making content that’s friendly, accessible, and relevant to users, as is it is to Google and Bing.
If you’re responsible for a website, SEO is a cornerstone of your life. Nurture your SEO know-how with a handful of the latest posts in our All Things SEO column — from tips to prioritizing SEO tasks for the year ahead, to in-depth discussions on appropriate attribution. Enjoy!
(And one bonus from our sister site Marketing Land!)
Matt Cutts asked and answered, “What should we expect in the next few months in terms of SEO for Google?” Here are ten points Matt addressed, including the upcoming Penguin update, sympathy for sites that were borderline hit by Panda, and authority boosts for sites in certain niches.
Bing is attacking Google over its shift to a pay-for-play shopping search engine through a new “Scroogled” site, pledging that Bing has “honest search.” Great campaign, if it were true. It’s not. Bing itself does the same things it accuses Google of. Read the full story here.