More than anything else, Cq: Content Quality , remains Shadow Making the foundation of success. It's the first factor on the chart and heavily weighted for a reason. If you have great content, everything good in terms of SEO stems from it. Survey respondents agree, giving it an average of 2.8. Thanks! As always, updating the periodic table of SEO is a lot of work. Thanks again to all of our readers who participated in our survey. Your comments are appreciated. A special Shadow Making thank you to our editor, Barry Schwartz, who watches over the SEO space like no one else. His thoughts and comments were extremely valuable. Finally, a huge thank you to the fine folks at Column Five Media. They helped create the original table in 2011 and have continued to support it with every edition since, giving it a new look for 2017.
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SFO to LAX every week on United, she could give Shadow Making information about the price of the next flight and even book the ticket, all by voice. I suspect that support for Google's Buy Buttons, which they call Google Shopping (managed in Merchant Center), will also become a way to prepare your online store for voice transactions. Is this the year AI replaces account managers? Every ad I've covered here has a connection to machine learning and artificial Shadow Making intelligence. So where do we all stand in this evolution toward ever-increasing complexity, where humans can no longer hope to achieve great results without the aid of enormous computing power? This question made me think of Lee Sedong, the Go champ who lost to Google's DeepMind in 2016.