My first ever “SEO is dead” prediction

I’ve been doing PPC management for 11 years (since 2006) without ever claiming “SEO is dead.” So what’s changed?

Last month, I was at Turing Fest and listened to Rand Fishkin and Wil Reynolds talking about voice search.

Rand told the audience,

Voice search that shows text results – great! That’s just more things to SEO and PPC for.

Voice answers? That scares the crap out of me. It should scare the crap out of everybody in here.”

Why should it “scare the crap” out of us?

It comes down to one thing … (more…)

SEOs To Go On Strike?

The SEO community is not happy. In an interesting, but very flawed article: Dan Cristo is bemoaning the fact the “organic” listings are now being pushed below the fold. According to Cristo, “Any SEO who sees this should be outraged!” and he proposes the SEO world revolts against the Read more…

Has the G20 dealt a blow to SEO?

On Friday (19th July 2013), Finance ministers from 20 of the world’s largest economies have endorsed the first internationally co-ordinated attempt to roll back decades of ballooning tax avoidance by many of the biggest multinational corporations in the world. (From the Guardian) Obviously, there are certain companies in the crosshairs: Amazon, Vodaphone, Read more…