SEN's 7 SEO Predictions for 2013
It's becoming a tradition around here at SearchEngineNews.com to read Casey Markee's SEO Prediction post every year. His 7 SEO Predictions for 2012 were right on target and still very relevant today. If you haven't read it yet then we highly recommend you take the time.
Well, this year is no different and since Casey already released his 2013 predictions to top level members (within our blog mid December) I figured I'd cheat just a little and post the best parts here within the updates so that we can be sure no one misses it! Hey, we can't let them have all the fun now can we :)
Here's How Planet Ocean's Lead SEO Consultant and Penalty Expert plans to spend MOST of his time and resources:
1. Guest Blogging Still Goes Strong - But Quality Matters! Similar to the 2012 death of SEO prediction, I don't see Guest Posts dying out in 2013. Specifically, I do not see Google going after guest posting through any concerted algorithmic update on their part. However, like anything, quality matters. Make sure to review our tips for quality guest posting and remember what the point of guest posting is: a viable way to get not only high-quality content for your own site audience but as a tactic you can use to push out your own content and achieve niche-related dofollow links.
If you do decide to use guest blogging in 2013 we recommend you check-out My Blog Guest and Guest Blog it as their communities seem to provide the highest quality sites and content from which to choose.
2. Technical SEO Algorithm Coming: Google is going to continue to punish sites in 2013 with algorithmic updates aimed at improving the user experience. I believe an evolution of Panda, Penguin, and EMD will arise in the form of a new algorithmic u...