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Is it still worth learning SEO in 2015 or is it too late for me

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Emkoss, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Emkoss

    Emkoss Newbie

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    I mean will it be worth my time to learn SEO properly and putting a lot of focus on it right now in 2015?
    or is it best to hire an SEO expert? I wont pretend to know much about SEO, but i know pretty much all the basics.

    I would love to have some insights from people that know the SEO game very well
    thanks,
     
  2. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    SEO has become a smaller piece of a larger puzzle now. But it's still there in the mix.

    Things are changing fast. Yahoo is gaining ground on Google, social media is taking a new dimension in people's lives and all in all IM is an interesting industry to be in right now.

    SEO is and will always be valuable as long as there is search anywhere.
     
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  3. elienblog

    elienblog Newbie

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    simple say, SEO is evergreen. Just how to imply varies.
     
  4. SPQR

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    I'm not really familiar with the term 'evergreen'. What does it mean? :)
     
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    If you have some free time why not try it by yourself ? Try to rank some fairly easy longtail phrases. If it works for you , try something more complex.
     
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    It means it will never die.

    It's never too late to learn, you just might have to work harder to rank for some keywords than if you had started last year, for example.
     
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    Yes it does still worth learning. As, when you've a good knowledge of it then you can even decide which one will work for you in good way while hiring any SEO guy. Knowledge is a gold mine.
     
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    Learn yourself. Nobody cares about your accounts like you. If you do hire someone else and dont know whats up you will have very little reference point for what they are doing. Re SEO experts... those who can do. Those who cant often sell short lived services and charge as long as they can until you know better....and your project is toast.
     
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  9. starki

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    SEO always worked fine and will work fine, you just have to adapt. I see way too many people building sites like 5 years ago and linking them like 5 years ago, complaining that SEO is dead, instead of trying to change their approach.
     
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    It's never too late to learn. Just stick with it and you will pick it up soon enough.
     
  11. upstarter

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    Learn more as it will be part of your arsenal when competing in the serps.

    As the saying goes; "There is no knowledge that is not power".

    That does not apply to the G webspam team and serp engineers though. They seem to have no clue on what their doing but they have lots of power to crush small sites.
     
  12. Emkoss

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    Thank you for taking the time to reply guys. Reading your comments gives me hope! :)
     
  13. InstaMoney

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    It will always work. It's always never too late to try :)
     
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    sometimes Seo charges lot of money and it seems like making light with a matchstick where light is for a very short period and it vanishes , in return we have to pay lot of money and sometimes hired seo guys makes false promises and resutls are not good in return they take lot of money .
    but really i think if you have ample time to give is better because we need to learn and then apply but anyways knowledge never goes waste .
     
  15. TeKn1qu3z

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    To be honest, SEO is pretty straight forward. Everybody is using the same basic techniques to rank.

    The golden rule for SEO = CONTENT IS KING
     
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    why not...if its helps for your personal work/earnings,...:)
     
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    100% Worth Time To learn SEO. It Evolved into Bigger Channel But Still Basic Learning & Becoming advance SEO Expert Worth Time.
     
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    SEO is a changing game and hence never gets outdated.
     
  19. This Web Guy

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    Yes learn it, it will help you in the long run. SEO will always be around as long as search engines exist, they will always need to use algorithms to rank websites - sure these will keep changing but that's part of SEO.
     
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    Backlinks are QUEEN
    Great UI are BISHOPS
    Proper Site Structure are KNIGHTS
    PBNs are ROOKS
    Social Media are PAWNS

    Yes, SEO is a chess game. You have to plan every move.
     
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