As the year is about to end, all I can say is that 2017 is one of the most important years of SEO Hacker. As we are about to end our seventh year, we have had some posts that can be considered to be our most popular for the year. Each of these months has given us an article that SEO professional and beginners alike have found very informative and insightful.
With the new year about to arrive in a few days, let’s take a look back at some of the best articles for each month of 2017. Some of these include SEO tool reviews, Google tutorials, and even Google news and updates. This is also a great reading list before the year ends, and helps you prepare for 2018, which would be another big year for SEO.
Google’s Mobile Interstitials Penalty has Begun
Google’s emphasis on mobile website use and accessibility has been running during most of the year, with updates and announcements that ensure that mobile websites, function properly for the benefit of users. This article talks about how Google penalizes intersitials, which hamper the user experience, and make it difficult for a lot of people to access mobile home pages.
AMP Content Links Spread Outside of Search Results
Accelerated Mobile Pages have become the main platform for more websites, as it helps these websites load faster, and become more accessible on mobile devices. This article is about how AMP sites help create a better user experience, along with the use of Accelerated Mobile Links, which helps access other AMP sites better.
What We Think Link Building Will Be Like in 2018
Link building strategies have changed and evolved over the past few years, but it remains an essential element in the SEO process. This article look at how link building could possibly look like by the time 2018 rolls in.
How HTTPS Affects SEO and Why You Should Make the Move
HTTPS sites have been on the rise in the past year, and more sites have moved to it to improve their performance. This article proves that the number of search results from websites that use HTTPS have been increasing.
Advanced SEO Techniques to Improve Your Site Traffic
Increasing site traffic is one of the main goals in SEO, and there are many ways to accomplish this. This article is about the use of advanced SEO practices on how to improve your site traffic.
Bad SEO: Never Do This with Your Internal Link Structure
Bad SEO practices are often the ones that can get you penalized by Google, or the ones that would not be able to generate the results that you want. Here is an article about what are the things that you should not do with your internal link structure.
5 CRO Mistakes That Need to Be Fixed!
Conversion rate optimization is a key element in good SEO, as it helps a business generate possible sales. However, there are many mistakes and missteps that one can do when it comes to CRO, and here is the article that would help you know more about them.
Google Search Console Tutorial: Crawl
As a part of the Google Search Console tutorial series, this article talks about crawl, and how does it help make SEO work. Crawl rate is one of the things that help get your web pages more traction, and this tutorial shows you how to do it.
How to Determine Low-Quality Pages on Your Site
Good SEO means creating or optimizing webpages that are high quality, which helps generate more internet traffic and improves the user experience. This article shows you how to look out for low quality pages on your website, and how to improve them.
How to Prevent and Protect yourself from Negative SEO
Negative SEO is still one of the biggest industry concerns, as there are many websites that use negative SEO practices. This article will provide you some steps and procedures on how to prevent it, and protect your website.
Google Vince and Venice: How These Two Updates Changed the SEO Landscape
Google updates their search engine on a regular basis, some of which can be small fixes, while some bring about massive changes. These two updates have changed how SEO works for both local and corporate sectors.
Good Content Marketing Means Avoiding These Types of Content
Content marketing is an SEO essential, as website content is one way to generate more search and internet traffic. There are types of content that bring about the best results, and help your website get up in the search rankings. This article talks about what kind of content to avoid in order to create a better content marketing strategy.