We have been building websites since 1999 before we even knew what seo was. Back then all you needed was a domain name and some good graphics. Boy have we come along way from there. Do you know that search engine optimization didnt even exist. It was just pure web design and pray that someone found your website organically.
Back then word of mouth was huge.
As of 2017 the basics of search engine optimization have changed. Check out this article written on a great seo blog called Moz.
It was written by Britney Muller.
Rewriting the Beginner's Guide to SEO
Basic SEO | Moz News
Many of you reading likely cut your teeth on Moz’s Beginner’s Guide to SEO. Since it was launched, it's easily been our top-performing piece of content:
Most months see 100k+ views (the reverse plateau in 2013 is when we changed domains ...