Looking back at 2010, there was a few great changes to SMO, included increased SMO capabilities, due to the fame of Facebook and Twitter as their power increased across the globe. Now changes for 2011 are soon to begin, as the web changes for the 2011 market. Here’s a few of a freelance SEO consultants optimization predictions for 2011…
In 2011, we are to experience some changes to SEO with Facebook ruling the SMO scene due to the sale of Facebook to money making Wall Street guru Goldman Sachs. The sale is said to have raised more money than even eBay could if sold, making Facebook one of the most valuable online assets. With this massive sale, expect to see some key changes to Facebook for businesses in 2011.
With a rise, yet some must fall. With the rise of Facebook, some social media has begun to suffer as a result of big stars Twitter and Facebook, kicking them out of social cyberspace. Local based social media, including sites such as Digg, Stumbleupon and delicious will see themselves kicked out of the market as the big players add location features.
Also expect to see the last of social bookmarking as it dies a horrible death in 2011. To fall into its place will be social forums, such as Yahoo answers, which can provide better opportunities for search engine optimization.
With the web becoming more and more accessible all over the world, we’ve seen in the last year whole continents turn to social media. In fact, Africa now has the biggest growth of mobile based social media, increasing the number of social media (Facebook) users to 7 million more in one year. It has found that Africans spend hardly anytime on their emails, on news or searching in favor of Facebook, meaning Facebook could be one of the best ways in 2011 to optimize your website.
Facebook looks the way forward for SMO and SEO tactics in the future due to the massive expansion in Africa, increasing the number of users, and the expansion of services, which will effectively knock out smaller social media companies. Don’t miss out in 2011 by starting an SEO Facebook campaign!