We follow Todd’s blog pretty closely as he is a proven expert in SEO. His comments below really frame the discussion regarding SEO.
Pay attention to what is credible to both users AND someone with a search relevance quality mindset. Everyone says optimize for users – try optimizing your site for to convince a savvy threadwatch readinâ€™, affiliate site buildinâ€™ fickle user that you are credible, and it will probably help your SEO efforts these days.
These are the easy ways – you have to work them together and THINK about what would indicate quality on a mass level. Seriously folks, quality indicators = trust. Itâ€™s not about keyword stuffing and link bombing anymoreâ€¦SEO is about proving youâ€™re trustworthy – it makes it even easier when you actually ARE – but even if you ARE – you have to know how to SHOW that you are. Let the damn dog sniff your hand!