WHY
SEO
BALLS
SUCKS
AND WHAT WE’RE GOING TO DO ABOUT IT
HOW SEO WORKS (2000 VERSION)
1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search wor...
HOW SEO WORKS (2004 VERSION)
1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search wor...
HOW SEO WORKS (2008 VERSION)
1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search wor...
HOW SEO WORKS (2011 VERSION)
1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search wor...
but if it’s just
about links…
This is Troy
Troy is “HAWT”
Troy is looking for love
Troy likes nice girls, but he can’t find one
This is Sharpay
Sharpay is popular
Sharpay buys her friends
Sharpay is a total bitch
This is Gabriella
Gabriella is not popular
She can’t buy friends
Gabriella is lovely
Back to our
feature presentation
>> THE EARNED MEDIA MANIFESTO
>>
>> YOU CANNOT BUY POPULARITY : AUTHORITY IS EARNED
>>
>> USERS ARE PEOPLE
>> USER EXPERIE...
EARNED MEDIA (2012 VERSION)
1: Content is relevant (keywords are optional, Google is clever)
2: Websites look beautiful (y...
Earned media: Happy endings
Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media
Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media
Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media
Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media
Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media
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Talking about SEO and social media. Warning, this presentation does contain some industrial language, because it was delivered to a team with a sense of humour and an expectation that I'm going to swear a little bit.

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Summer 2012 seo 2 earned media

  1. 1. WHY SEO BALLS SUCKS AND WHAT WE’RE GOING TO DO ABOUT IT
  2. 2. HOW SEO WORKS (2000 VERSION) 1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search words 2: Buy some links 3: ???? 4: Profit!!!1!
  3. 3. HOW SEO WORKS (2004 VERSION) 1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search words 2: Buy lots of links 3: ???? 4: Profit!1!!1!
  4. 4. HOW SEO WORKS (2008 VERSION) 1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search words 2: Buy a shit-load of links 3: ???? 4: Profit!!!1!
  5. 5. HOW SEO WORKS (2011 VERSION) 1: Shove in all the keywords, key phrases, search terms, popular terms, key words, search words 2: Get the site in great shape 3: Think a bit about users 4: Buy a fuck-tonne of links 5: ???? 6: Profit!!!1!!!!11!!1!one!eleven!!!!
  6. 6. but if it’s just about links…
  7. 7. This is Troy Troy is “HAWT” Troy is looking for love Troy likes nice girls, but he can’t find one
  8. 8. This is Sharpay Sharpay is popular Sharpay buys her friends Sharpay is a total bitch
  9. 9. This is Gabriella Gabriella is not popular She can’t buy friends Gabriella is lovely
  10. 10. Back to our feature presentation
  11. 11. >> THE EARNED MEDIA MANIFESTO >> >> YOU CANNOT BUY POPULARITY : AUTHORITY IS EARNED >> >> USERS ARE PEOPLE >> USER EXPERIENCE IS IMPORTANT >> CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING >> GIVE PEOPLE A REASON TO CHOOSE YOU >> LISTEN TO EVERYONE >> SPEAK HOW YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE SPOKEN TO >> BE REMARKABLE >>
  12. 12. EARNED MEDIA (2012 VERSION) 1: Content is relevant (keywords are optional, Google is clever) 2: Websites look beautiful (you should make an effort) 3: Make it easy to share content (who doesn’t like a button) 4: Make all content worth sharing 5: Get the right people to talk about you for the right reasons 6: Ask customers what they want 7: Make friends with the popular kids 8: Stand out from the crowd 9: Be in the right place at the right time 10: Talk to customers throughout their journey
  13. 13. Earned media: Happy endings

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