Is SEO Dead?

Is SEO Dead?

The old days of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) have long  gone by the way side.  Thanks to Google there is a new phase in Search Engine Optimization.  SEO has changed and it’s important to spot the trends now.  You must be aware of this if we want to get high rankings for websites. So the new trends of SEO in 2013 are discussed below:

(1) Quality Over Quantity:
Website rankings will be more dependent on the quality rather than quantity.  Websites now must generate quality, relevant and  theme based content and must be regularly updated with new content if you want to achieve higher rankings in searches.
(2) Social Media Factor:
More than ever before social media will play a significant role in how well your site ranks. So off site marketing with the help of social media can make a big difference now.  Search engines are now paying a closer attention to what others are saying about your brand on various social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
(3) More Personalized Search:
The role of keywords is now less significant.  In fact, all major search engines no longer pay attention to this attribute.  Your pages content is what counts and it’s relevancy to the site is more important than ever before.
(4) Link Quality:
Now, link quality is an important factor for SEO, quality actually means the linking domain authority. It was not te same before 2013.  The links pointing to your website must  be of high quality, relevant and theme based on the content of your website.
(5) Blog/Forum commenting:
General blog or forum commenting will be a waste of time it won’t matter in 2013, we have to establish a professional relationship through social media, link building and regular content update.  Give your website users the information they truly need and want