So I bought the SEOpressor plugin just for the fun of trying it out a little on some of our blogs. If you don’t know what SEOpressor is, it’s a Worpress plugin that looks at the characteristics of your blog post and gives a quality score as far as SEO goes. It also gives you the tips needed to “raise” your score. Problem is that WHO decides what a good score is when it comes to Google’s, Bing’s, and Yahoo!’s algorithm? Do ya folla?
So to test SEOpressor I simply used it on a high traffic blog that has hundreds of real-world examples of successful and not successful blog posts. By looking at my Statcounter account I can already see which blog posts are by far the most popular with the search engines, and which ones are not – so I turned the SEOpressor on to see if it agreed.
Not even close. My MOST popular search engine post on the blog as per Statcounter only ranked in as 3.7 percent according to SEOpressor. One of my other posts that I wrote and expected to see a ton of traffic on, showed a 62.3 as far as SEOpressor. What does this tell you? Use SEOpressor backwards and keep tweaking your post until it gets below a 10% SEO rating – no, it tells you to forget about buying it and just write naturally.
Google judges site wide so it likes to see keyword density patterns that are random and all over the place. Some of the posts on the blog only mentioned the main keyword 3 times! Most of these posts were over 1000 words, so you get the picture.
Another problem is that SEOpressor does not account for the comment content that gets added to a post over it’s life span. This can have a huge affect on the success of a post in the search engines.
Nice try and a really pretty video to watch and make sure you use that “IRON-CLAD WARRANTY” they’re bragging about.