Barnacle SEO

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Barnacle SEO is a website search engine optimization strategy described as "attaching oneself to a large fixed object and waiting for the customers to float by in the current."[1][2] The barnacle SEO stategy is mostly used when rank for the desired keyword is difficult, and a site can use another site's ranking to get visibility on search engines.[1][3] When the search engine results page is dominated by reputed and bigger sites, many SEO experts are using this strategy.[4]


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  3. ^ "Why "Barnacle SEO" Is Making A Big Comeback In Local". Search Engine Land. 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  4. ^ "Four SEO Strategies Every Digital Marketer Needs to Understand | Bernadette Coleman". Search Engine Journal. 2015-12-16. Retrieved 2020-02-03.