SEO is Not To Blame for Your Crap Content

by Nicolette Beard
During the interview process in November, I interviewed one social media candidate who was an active blogger. I asked him how he optimized his blog for search engines because a key social media skill is in understanding the interplay between search and social. I don’t do SEO. I don’t want to risk over-optimizing my site at the risk of alienating my visitors, he told me.Read the full article

How can good sites that don't know about SEO rank well?

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