Holier Than Thou

    • An Open Letter To The SEO Industry

      How are you all doing? We’ve now been a member of the industry for, well, most of our unprofessional life, and We feel it’s time we ask some things of you. You see, we’ve been thinking a lot about our industry in the past few years, and we’ve come to an important realization: WE NEED YOU TO LINK TO US AND SHARE OUR POSTS. S ...

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    • How to Spot a Valid “Top SEO” List

      When it comes to lists containing “Best of” and “Top”, there are so many out there and frankly they’re all very subjective. While it feels great to be on a list, let’s face it, you’re still just “on someone’s list” for whatever reason. Often it’s for no other reason that you’ve partied with the list creator. “Top SEO” lists are no different, however that doesn’t invalidate them.

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  • How to Fire an SEO

    … ranking your site for a keyword that has no relation to what you do, but your cousin’s kid said should you should be targeting because *everyone’s* searching for it They’re better looking than you You’re not quite sure what they actually do There’s an SEO WordPress plugin, right? You’ve been told to reduce headcount by the execs, and you’ve…

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  • TAFE: Our January Finances & Nearing Profitability

    … Here at WTFSEO we firmly believe in the code of TAGE (That’s TAGFEE minus the generosity and empathy) Since being acquired by CoCuMo a few months ago, we’ve been forced to changed our ways of thinking about openness and transparency. In keeping with the spirit of the TAGE code, we’re going to release our January costs and income below. As you…

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  • Cyber Monday Tips For SEOs

    … it note that’s covering your webcam. Don’t take snapchat screenshots – it now tells the other person you did it. Instead, take a picture of your phone with another device. Make sure your robe and wizard hat are properly ironed and cleaned. [Apologies, my editor just explained cyber Monday to me….] Rather than going onto Amazon to find out…

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  • These 2 Slides Will Make You The Ultimate SEO Guru

    … The end of digital marketing conference season is almost here. That can mean only one thing: it’s almost time for next year’s digital marketing conference season! How exciting! Did you follow all the great advice on how to be an amazeballs speaker? Did that advice help transform you into one of the highest rated presenters of all time at the last…

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  • Exclusive Conversation With Google Spam Team Member

    … While at a conference out west last week, our senior editor managed to get some private 1on1 conversation with a member of the Google search quality team. Without that Googler’s consent, we recorded that top secret meeting. Below, is the transcript: WTFSEO: Hey [name redacted] It’s been a while. Haven’t seen you since that last conference, how…

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  • Penguin Recovery Case Study

    … Depending on which SEO you ask, it’s been a few days to a few weeks since the latest Google Penguin update launched – and while most recovery case studies had been written in draft mode many months ago, we haven’t seen many of them actually showing up on Owdy yet. For you, though, the wait is finally over though! Here at WTFSEO we’ve partnered…

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  • How To Write A ’10 Best SEO Blogs You Should Read’ Post

    … SEO is important for the largest brands to the smallest businesses. That’s why there are thousands of blogs dedicated to the topic of making SEO great again! Everyone is cranking out in-depth guides, how-tos, tools, tips, and tricks. However, one thing that is sorely lacking is lists of the best SEO blogs you should be reading. This is one…

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  • Why Modern SEO Requires Almost No Technical Expertise

    … The Internet is complicated. If you think about the innumerable calculations that go into every Google search just to bring you the perfect information for your request, it can almost be overwhelming. Trying to appeal to every line of code in Google’s core algorithm to rank higher would be virtually impossible, even for the most advanced…

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  • What’s It Like to Interview at WTFSEO?

    …First, why we started WTFSEO Quite simply, we started WTFSEO to Make SEO Great Again! It’s been almost 2 years since we started this journey – and frankly it hasn’t been as rewarding as we’d hoped when it comes to ad dollars. That’s why we need you, gentle applicant, to join our team and help us fill our pockets with your hard earned cash – a small…

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  • The Ultimate Relationship Building Link Profile Test

    … As an above-average SEO, you know links are the most important thing in the world. Except, you also know that relationships are the new backlink, according to some SEO gurus, thus making relationships even more importanter (you goddamned millennials and your slang – Ed). So if the best links come from the best relationships, then how do you know…

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  • Editorial Direction: Supporting Our Bot Traffic

    … Based on recent news that as much as 50% of traffic to websites may be coming from bots, we’ve decided that we need to pander to this community, so from this point forward every other post will be written for bots rather than humans (sorry fleshbags). 01000001 00100000 01110010 01101111 01100010 01101111 01110100 00100000 01110111 01100001…

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  • Four reactions Facebook SHOULD have

    … I’m sure you have all seen the new Facebook reactions that give you options besides the traditional “thumbs up” to indicate that you “like” a post… except perhaps not, since the vast majority of people are still only using the like button to indicate their general acknowledgement of a given post. Be that as it may, WTFSEO would like to humbly…

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  • WTFSEO… IN SPACE!!!!!

    … Yes, it’s true. WTFSEO has joined the space race. Unlike those folks at a certain regal SEO tool who 3d printed a map of servers around the world and called it “the Internet”, we’re actually printing the whole, complete internet (even the naughty bits.) In association with the fine folks at NASA (Nigerian Allied Space Association), WTFSEO…

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  • SEOs, Google & Open Letters: The Clustérfuck à Trois

    … going to take yourself out of your own index, Google? After all, you now have more ads “above-the-fold” than anybody with the recent removal of right-side ads. FOUR in fact. Where is your original content? Oh wait, you don’t HAVE ANY original content! Because your entire business model relies upon scraping everybody else! But we’ve gotten off…

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  • 7 Reasons We’re The Best

    … Recently it has come to our attention that some marketers don’t currently think that WTFSEO is the best. Despite sending out a newsletter with the same title, many people didn’t get the message – so we’re following it up with this blog post. Here are the top 7 reasons why we are the best SEO blog on the Internet. (Ed note: are there blogs…

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