Euro 2012 SEO Special – What Kind of SEO Are You?

With the Euro 2012 tournament kicking off today, we thought we would put an SEO spin on the tournament. SEO is all about getting to number one, winning on the SERPs and becoming the best in your industry.  The similarities with the Euros are uncanny (well not quite!) but we feel SEO and football have a lot to learn from each other. So what we have done is set out the top seven teams in Europe today (according to UEFA – but we can’t understand why Portugal isn’t in this top seven), and we’ve discovered numerous links between SEO and football nations. So what kind of SEO are you? France You will have a sense of arrogance in the way you conduct your SEO. Your strategy will take little notice of what industry thought leaders say, and you still use strategies that were reminiscent of the 2000 glory days when you won the Euros e.g. keyword stuffing and bolding your keywords… Although you get by quite nicely, you will never reach that number one position. Stop looking back and get with the times. You might actually end up seeing results! Russia The secretive SEO type, you have a strategy that you share behind your iron curtain of secrecy. You can be partial to dirty tricks like masking and spammy blog commenting (grey hat). You rely heavily on spying on competitors, using competitor link analysis as your main link building technique. England You are great at sticking to best practice. Constantly playing it safe with your SEO techniques, but you refuse to think outside of the box. You still produce... Read more...