Blog Archive: February, 2015

Is SEO Really Dead?

Is SEO Really Dead?
The Internet is awash with articles that ponder the death of the SEO industry.  In November of 2013, Forbes published an article titled “Is SEO Dead?”  In March of 2014, Copyblogger stated that the term, SEO “is officially dead.”  In July of 2014, ClickZ stated that if SEO “isn’t functionally dead, it’s certainly in the sick-house.”  Are you seeing the trend?

Yet when I perform a Google search for SEO, I’m inundated by 11 pay per click ads, 374 billion search results, and 6.89 million news results.  So if SEO is dead, why does there appear to be such a booming industry?  Conversely, why are content marketers heralding its demise?  There are simple…