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Nothing says the New Year’s season like looking back at the year that was. This week, I’ll be taking you on a tour of the year that was, 2015. Sit back, relax, and let’s see what you liked.

Top 10 Social Posts of 2015

#10: Rand Fishkin’s post on creating valuable content:

#9: A rough guide to spotting bad science:

#8: Side by side pictures of GTA V and the real life locations:

#7: How to normalize and stack rank Google Analytics data for traffic analysis:

#6: Bruised woman on this billboard heals as people pay attention to her:

#5: Justin Cutroni of Google announces cohort analysis added to Google Analytics:

#4: How to structure links for maximum SEO benefit:

#3: How SEO can define your brand for you:

#2: Why Google may no longer announce major algorithm updates:

and the #1 social post of the year:

Google Tag Manager course now available for free from Google Analytics Academy:

What I find fascinating in this analysis is SEO is such a prominent part of what you liked most about what I shared this year. SEO, despite being two decades old, is still such an important part of every digital marketer’s job. With Accelerated Mobile Pages, in-app search, and many other innovations coming, I have no doubt that SEO will continue to be top of mind in 2016.

Tomorrow, a look at what other marketers shared that really resonated.


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