As my colleagues and I begin to explore the “what” and “how” of SEO while moving into 2014, we realize that there is still a valuable industry “mobile” oriented discussion at hand for digital marketers. We have been optimizing for mobile through the construction of mobile sites and responsive design as well as engaging with social for a while now. How can it change or improve beyond local citation building and social interaction? This is sort of a rhetorical question.
While taking a moment to pause and reflect on the animal themed algorithm updates of 2013 and looking forward to what 2014 may bring in digital marketing education and opportunity.
Please enjoy this YouTube video from Eric Schmidt, a billionaire Google executive. I find it interesting that he admits Google’s fault at missing interactive opportunities during the dawn of social media. He does admit that Google will more than likely not miss anything of this magnitude again.
Is 2014 the year of mobile SEO? Was 2013 not the year of mobile? Take a moment and decide for yourself. Goodby 2013 and hello 2014. Everyone have a safe and Happy New Year!