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  • Top SEO Skills

    Top 9 Skills all SEOs should have. (That’s one more than the SEJ list. WTFSEO FTW!) A Sense of Humor. Let’s face it, nobody visits this site so you probably came here from Ryan’s SEJ article and are realizing that he wrote this post simply for the sole purpose of linking to his own site […]

  • Seven SEO Trends We Watched in 2017

    The year is coming to an end, and that means it’s time for our competitors to write their 2018 prediction posts and talk about Trends They Expect To See in 2018. After our company holiday party however, we decided against adding to the rampant speculation and instead decided to attempt to remember focus on the […]

  • Popular

    WTFSEO 2017 SEO Ranking Factor Study

    Greetings WTFSEOers and welcome to the 2017 edition of our Google ranking factors study. It may seem like just last year we published the complete list of Google ranking factors but alas, Google makes several hundred algorithm updates per year – which is great for us because we can keep recycling the same bullshit post […]

  • POLL: How Would You Rate WTFSEO?

    Gentle Readers, our leadership has asked us to reach out with a simple one question poll to help us gauge our site’s performance. Please let us know how we’re doing by voting in the following poll. Your opinion is appreciated and valued.

  • Poll: Is Black Hat SEO Working For You?

    Black Hat SEOs have been talking lately about whether or not their methods are working. If you’re an SEO, take our poll below on black hat SEO and let us know if it’s working for you. Apologize for the short post today – we had an image we really wanted to use so we needed […]

  • SEO Poll: was your site affected by covfefe?

    There’s been a lot of twitter chat about covfefe lately in the SEO industry. That being said, we’d like to understand how covfefe affected SEO. Go ahead and take our poll below. I’ll share the results in the near future. If you were hit or not hit or whatever, take the poll. Tell your colleagues […]

  • An Open Letter To The SEO Industry

    How are you all doing? We’ve now been a member of the industry for, well, most of our unprofessional life, and We feel it’s time we ask some things of you. You see, we’ve been thinking a lot about our industry in the past few years, and we’ve come to an important realization: WE NEED […]

  • Reading Content Out Loud Improves Google Rankings

    SEO is hard and SEOs are always looking for a new way to rank. Good news for you, we’ve uncovered a new ranking factor. And it comes directly from Google itself. Google’s own Gary Ilyes told us recently on Twitter, and SEroundtable covered: “DYK if you read out loud the text on your page and […]

  • SNL Bingo

    SNL Cold Open Bingo Card

    A lot of our readers have told us that they’re seeing too much of the same style content when they login to Facebook or Twitter. Many are becoming apathetic toward social media or news and some are even losing friends over the type of content being shared. At WTFSEO, we understand our gentile readers – […]

  • TAFE: Our January Finances & Nearing Profitability

    Here at WTFSEO we firmly believe in the code of TAFE (That’s TAGFEE minus the generosity and empathy) Since being acquired by CoCuMo a few months ago, we’ve been forced to changed our ways of thinking about openness and transparency. In keeping with the spirit of the TAFE code, we’re going to release our January […]

  • SEO Chatter: Algorithm Update?

    Some guy on twitter we’re not following noticed that several of his keywords moved from page 7 – where they got 0 clicks – to page 4 – where they still send 0 clicks. Is this a major ranking algorithm update? We reached out to Google to demand that they provide us with a change log […]