Take Our Survey & Help Update The Periodic Table Of SEO

seotableThe only constant in search is change. The Periodic Table of SEO was created in 2011 to summarize the major factors that comprise search engine optimization. But, it’s time to update the table to review those ranking factors and make sure we’ve got the right combination.

This year, we’re asking the SEO community to provide their insight as we revise the Periodic Table of SEO.

Please take the Periodic Table of SEO survey below, where you’ll review and rank each of the 33 elements. You might notice that Blocking factors have already been removed (going the way of Pluto) since Google effectively killed the blocking feature. At the end, you’ll also be given the opportunity to suggest new elements.

The survey should take you no more than 10 minutes and can also be accessed at http://selnd.com/SEOtable2013.

Thank you for your participation! Look for an updated Periodic Table of SEO to be released during SMX Advanced in June.


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  • http://www.blindfiveyearold.com AJ Kohn

    Thanks for your help.

  • http://twitter.com/dinomaiolo David Dino Maiolo

    Would have liked to see 0-5 rather than 0-3 and some of the questions required a little more detail for me to answer accurately. Regardless, happy to participate.

  • Chris Melfi

    google docs form submission error.. bummer :/

    uses multimedia… video, images and such elements would be a nice addition.

    it would be nice to have the grading scale be between 0 and 5 as David mentioned, it is hard to choose between 0 and 3.

  • http://www.blindfiveyearold.com AJ Kohn

    Thanks for participating and for the feedback. The 4-point scale is shorter, which hopefully make the assessment easier (and alleviates the neutral answers). But perhaps that’s not happening in practice.

  • http://www.blindfiveyearold.com AJ Kohn

    Submission error? That’s not good. Were you able to resubmit? I don’t see a response for you so please try again and let me know if the problem persists.

  • Chris Melfi

    It went through this time AJ. Thanks and No Worries.

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