Cast your mind back to 2010 – One Direction formed, David Cameron became Prime Minister and it was relatively easy to ‘cheat’ SEO. All three were terrible things but as an SEO, I’m going to focus on the last.
This is the next SEO technique that Google appears to be going after (or has gone after big style in the last couple of months). A blog network is a group of blogs – normally bog standard wordpress installs, with basic wordpress templates and lots of content. Generally this content is generated explicitly for the purposes of creating links back to a website. Read more
Recently, Matt Cutts announces that Google is developing a penalty for the rankings of websites that have been overly optimising their content. Read more