Page 2 - Why big guys dont need SEO


Guys I think we don't agree on SEO concept.

Facebook came after myspace and now it overcome. I'm sure there were online shops selling books before or in the same time when amazon started. Still they reached the top. himanshu160 is asking how come they did it without seo. It depends on how you define seo.

This is what I think they did:
- they promoted themself as authority sites and they were targeting on a specific niche(Not all of them were the pioneers of their niche. Even if they were not pioneers probably they had competition, but we don't remember the losers). I think people are calling it branding. As long as it is done through the net some people might call it seo.
- they are linkable and this makes them authority sites. By linkable I mean they offer widgets, apis(amazon) or valuable information that can not be found somewhere else(microsoft).
- they provide a better user experience than their competitors are doing. This is how facebook won the battle against myspace.
- most of them are viral to bring new users. Sites like ebay offered some amount of money for each new subscriber. Amazon is giving you some incentives to link them.
- They keep growing. They became huge and they continue to grow. An google loves it.
- Maybe I should I mention internal linking, but since those days everybody does it does not give you some advantages against competition.

If the things I mentioned there are not representing the quintessence of SEO, then please let me know what seo is. Something that everybody does Submitting to social media Bloggin' about your company Writing content on other sites to get a backlink
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