If you've been spending your time obsessing over SEO, stop. Instead, you can reap many of the same benefits (and a whole lot more!) by focusing on content marketing.



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Written by tiroberts
729 days ago

You're darn right it's better, Nicole!

I personally can't stand traditional SEO. I love content marketing and engaging directly with my audience. It's the best part of online content creation/blogging. Plus, I don't have to worry about Google smacking me in the face every month. :)

Thanks for sharing your thoughts and insights with us on this topic.

Ti



Written by nicolebeckett
727 days ago

You are so right about getting smacked by Google! Sometimes, I think Google makes changes simply because they *can*. While I still care about ranking well, I'd much rather focus my efforts on building a relationship with my audience, instead of spending all of my time thinking about what a group of button-pushers at Google may/may not want to see!



Written by nicregi
730 days ago

Thanks for sharing this Nicole.

SEO has always been a huge 'thing' for bloggers and website owners. At times, we would need to take a step back, and see the whole picture. Content marketing, social engagement & social shares play huge roles now as well!

Voted up!

Reginald



Written by nicolebeckett
730 days ago

Thanks for the vote, Reginald!

That's the best word there is to describe SEO these days -- "thing". It's gotten bigger and bigger (at least in some marketers' minds), but not necessarily better. It's certainly not the end-all-be-all that some people think it is. There are so many other great ways to market yourself -- like content marketing! :)



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