SEO Hacker 2018 Round-up

SEO Hacker 2018 Round-up
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SEO Hacker 2018 Round-up

2018 was a big year for us here at SEO Hacker, from growing our team to establishing more business connections that brought in more opportunities for the future. the year also brought in a lot of new tools, updates, and news that have affected the ever-growing SEO industry. this has led to us writing about some of the biggest news, along with bringing in important tips and guides that help fellow SEO professionals and enthusiasts.

These articles have not only helped us gain traffic and establish more partnerships, but this has also shown how far has the SEO industry grown over the years in different parts of the world. With this in mind, let us take a look at some of the most important articles for each month of the year.

Daring SEO Strategies You Must Try This 2018

We started off 2018 with an article that featured SEO strategies that would provide you with the best results for the rest of the year. From optimizing voice search to building your mobile search presence, these strategies surely helped websites grow this 2018.

Google Images Update Removes View Image and Image Search

Google has had numerous updates and big news during 2018, and this is one of the first major changes that they have launched for one of their services. With Google Images being the largest image search engine, removing image search and view image surely caused numerous users to adapt and adjust their method of gathering images from the internet. In SEO terms, this update benefited website traffic, as users now have to go to the source webpage in order to view the image.

Exploring the Google Lighthouse Chrome Extension

Google Lighthouse is one of the most reliable and effective free website audit tools around. With the Google Chrome Extension becoming available, users would now be able to set up website audits within a few clicks. We reviewed this amazing free tool, and see how it can help find the best ways to optimize our websites.

Best URL Shortening Tools For 2018

URL Shortening services are one of the most sought after on the internet. With Goo.gl shutting down their services, looking for alternatives is a must. This article provides users with some of the best URL shortening tools that users can make use of.

A Look Into the Upcoming Google Maps Update

Google Maps is one of the most important Google services around, as it helps people around the world navigate through various cities and streets and reach their destination. We looked into some of the upcoming updates and gave our thoughts on how this could impact SEO.

Low-key SEO Strategies Worth Trying Out

Finding the best SEO strategies are essential in bringing you high amounts of traffic, and have your web pages show up in Google SERPs. However, there are a good amount of underrated and effective SEO strategies that a lot of people might overlook, which have the potential to turn your traffic around.

How Hashtags on YouTube Can Improve Searchability

YouTube has become the most popular online video streaming platform, along with also being one of the largest search engines on the internet. With YouTube SEO becoming more important than ever, adding new elements such as hashtags allows videos in the platform become more searchable.

WordPress 5.0: What You Need To Know To Get Ready

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS software around, allowing users to create a wide variety of websites. WordPress 5.0 is one of the most important releases of the year, as it introduces a new editor that makes content creation a much smoother experience.

A Guide to Using Google Dataset Search Beta

Google is always expanding their search platform to accommodate different kinds of data that users would be able to use. Google Dataset allows users to be able to track various datasets from educational, government, and corporate institutions, and make them more searchable.

Optimizing your Videos for SEO in 2019

2018 is surely a big year for the SEO industry, with new strategies and tools that help make our job much more efficient. With 2019 on the horizon, here are some strategies and trends that might prove to be useful once January rolls around.

A Look into the Google PageSpeed Insights Tool Update

The Google Speed update has helped the search engine push towards a more mobile-friendly experience. This makes monitoring your loading speed more important than ever. Here’s a look into the latest PageSpeed Insights Update, and how it helps you monitor your loading speeds.

How to Recover From the Google Medic Update

The Google Medic update is one of the most impactful algorithm updates of the year, affecting websites related to health and commerce. This guide will help you recover from the update and regain traffic.

Key Takeaway

2018 was surely a big year, and this year-end round-up truly encapsulates the most important things that happened. With 2019 on the way, looking back at the rest of the year allows you to find the best steps to take moving forward.