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Is 2015 SEO book still relevant today?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Jerry19, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. Jerry19

    Jerry19 Registered Member

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    Is 2015 SEO book still relevant today? Or should i read only 2016-2017 guides? Thanks if you answer
     
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    SEO book from December 2016. is not relevant any more. :) You should read BHW much more. ;)

    EDIT: Start reading from here
     
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  3. Vladamir

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    Wouldent it be a sight if All BHW posts before 2016 were deleted :p, I wonder if it would actually help all the confusion haha
     
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  4. littlewebdragon

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    That would actually help clear a bit of confusion indeed especially for newbies. Maybe there is option to filter out and hide all older posts somewhere in forum options. :D
     
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    I'd say it depends on the book...

    This one was first published in 2013, and I guess if you get youself a copy from 2013 you will still find lots of valuable advice (it's an ebook, and it is kept up to date by the author): "The Link Building eBook" by Paddy Moogan http://www.linkbuildingbook.com/

    The first edition of "The Art of SEO" was published in 2009, and almost EVERYTHING they wrote is still valid today (although they published a second edition in 2012): https://www.amazon.com/Art-SEO-Theory-Practice/dp/1449304214

    Blackhat guides tend to have a much faster decay rate
     
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    Agreed with ender78, basic are the same-quality content and backlinks,but you need to constantly be in tune with cutting edge methods by following different marketing blogs, well-know marketing specialists and SEO news portals.
    Keep yourself updated with latest trends and you can be sure to get top results in SERP.
    Best of luck!
     
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    Specific things and tricks vary from update to update...
     
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    basic technique still remains the same but yea advance level of SEO is changing almost every day. Read BHW and other SE related online magazine for advanced level update.
     
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    omg. what have I just read.....
     
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    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Well seobook99.pdf from 2008 still has some relevant stuff in it. Why not a book from 2015?

    Of course some of the elite methods that worked 2 months ago don't work any more. But for the meat and potatoes you should be ok with a year old book.
     
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    Hey, some of us take the time to update our old guides! :p