WASHINGTON DC – APRIL 1ST, 2021
In a bold, industry-challenging move – Google announced the creation of an SEO agency in order to help small businesses get better ranking results during the difficult times COVID-19 has presented them with.
When asked about why the SEO industry, Prabhakar, the head of search at Google stated;
News of Google's New SEO Company took the SEO world by storm.
Twitter was blowing up with conspiracy theories, the most popular being that Amazon has paid Google to control who ranks in it’s search engine, as Amazon was appalled to learn that they do not take up at least 33% of the first page of organic search results for any given product or service.
This conspiracy stemmed from a tweet by Jeff Bezos;
But that wasn’t all that was going on with Twitter. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had his own two-cents to contribute:
Google’s new SEO company, led by a CEO who wishes to remain unnamed for now, stated that after having boots-on-the-ground in the pandemic-stricken world was no easy task.
But, after interviewing hundreds on business owners, and reading thousands of 1-star reviews from upset small businesses, he realized that help was needed.
Real reviews of SEO Agencies by small businesses:
Google SEOs CEO said that negative reviews were not the only contributing factor. He also stated that in order to be fair, he had to understand both perspectives; the SEO agency perspective as well as the small business owner perspective.
What he came away with was mind-blowing.
Here's what SEO agencies were saying about working with small businesses:
After days of interviews, Google SEOs CEO had everything figured out. He knew just what to do in order to ensure Google SEO would be successful. The following highly-controversial pricing model was then published on the Google SEO homepage:
When we asked him why they have a package priced so low, he stated;
The Future Of SEO work for Agencies
Thankfully, it’s not such a grim future for SEO agencies just yet though, as now a publicly traded company with lots of clout in the industry, SEMrush began making bold statements followed by bold moves.
Another big player in the industry followed with something that’s been teasing the SEO industry for years, and now, the only question is – is it actually coming soon this time???
What will happen to the future of the SEO industry as Google grows it’s SEO division?
While there are plenty of SEO memes to depict feelings about the SEO industry right now, this is a question nobody has yet figured out…
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