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And I think for many the answer should be yes, you should give up on SEO!
Why, because the ROI isn't there any more compared to PPC. With PPC you get to the top of the page, with SEO (even very succesful SEO you don't. With PPC you get something definite for your money, with SEO you don't!
Once you have great content, worry less about your Google SEO trouble
Who dares to decide if it is good content or not?You just reminded me another thread.
Articles with detailed title and information suddenly received emails asking the questions that are solved in the article. My personal experience on my sites and also selling stuff online (things I don't use) push me to believe the amount of dumb people increased dramatically.
Some friends of mine had stuff for sale on FB, I helped them a bit for a while, and other times they sold some stuff I made. We have discussed the change on people behavior. Years ago it was easier to sell stuff, now you can post a picture stating the exact model and price, and people still send you questions about the model and... price. It's amazing.
exactly what I have experienced . It is a daily occurrence where I get people sending messages from the product page that answers all the questions they ask and most commonly the price - which is there clear for all to see. I could only come to the conclusion that people simply dont read descriptions and think it is better to just send the questions they want the answer to. But all I do is copy the info from the page in the email back to them so it would have been so much faster just for them to read it in the first place.
but for certain people have become stupider and also more demanding & entitled - it is a horrible combination.
dumb questions already answered
It's simply a matter of editorial judgment, whether that judgment is being exercised directly by a human or used to guide an algorithm
Should you give up on SEO?
We cannot provide enough information when they cannot take the time to read properly.
I really refuse to adapt my websites for dumb people.