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15 Leading SEO Trends for 2018

SEO trends and techniques that will be prevalent in 2018.

2017 is nearing its end. Soon I’ll have to throw away last year’s Christmas tree and buy a new one. That physical work can wait, however, as for now, we should use what little brainpower remains in our heads before we can let them recharge over the holidays.

With the changing of yet another year, now is one of the best times to ponder the latest SEO trends. There are reasons to suspect 2018 will take us in certain new directions and some of our working principles will be reinforced. What SEO trends and techniques does 2018 hold for us? Let’s sneak a peek into the very near future and brace ourselves for it.

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6 Black Hat SEO Practices That Will Doom Your Soul [Infographic]

Halloween is near. Scary things crawl out of their dark holes to celebrate and feed. Some of them may already have found their way into your site… and when midnight comes, they will gnaw at your rankings, suck your link juice, then dump your site’s cold, shriveled body on page 2 of Google!

That’s what happens when you practice black magic. Or, in SEO terms, when you dabble in black hat SEO practices. Demons hear your call and gleefully answer it, drawn to the scent of a sinning webmaster. For the “meager” price of making your website their home, they promise you high rankings, lots of visitors and a spike of traffic – and then take it all away. Sometimes demons drag the website itself to the abyss, too.
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Static Website vs Dynamic Website: Which Is Better for SEO?

Static vs dynamic websites

All websites were static once. Join me in my time machine and check the CNN web page as it was in 1996.

It loads in under 32 ms, its size is 74 KB, there are only 22 requests to load the full page.

Static vs dynamic websites
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RankBrain – the Wild Card of the Google Search Ranking System

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RankBrain represents one of the most intriguing changes in the world of SEO in the last year. Initially introduced in October 2015, it still remains a mystery for most experts. However, due to numerous studies performed since then, we are able to understand some basics features of this machine learning system.

Even though the name may imply otherwise, its priority is to provide more relevant results to searches that are completely new. After initial trials, people from Google realized that this system is actually great when dealing with ambiguous and poorly defined queries as well as natural language.

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SEO Bestiary: What Kind Are You?

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I am not going to talk about Panda, Penguin and even Platypus!

This post is about us SEO workers who work diligently to make our sites visible and usable, who monitors every Google Update change and fine-tune sites to comply with Google guidelines.

If you do not recognize yourself among the following SEO beasts, feel free to add your own description. I’ll be happy to update the post and I promise to link to your site (we are all sharks at SEO 😉 ).

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