Did you notice that SEO made its way to Twitter’s trends over the weekend?
It’s true. The #SEOHorrorStories hashtag, began on Friday by Aleyda Solis, hit Twitter trends later that night and was even seen trending over the weekend. SEOs from around the world followed Aleyda’s lead, sharing some of their worst SEO-related nightmares in just 140 characters.
The official Google Analytics Twitter account sent out several #SEOHorrorStories tweets, and Matt Cutts — Google’s former webspam chief — sent one that would give any SEO a case of the chills.
"I was just discussing your sites with some of the webspam team." #seohorrorstories
— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) November 1, 2015
Depending on which data source you look at, the hashtag was used around 1,300 to 1,700 times and had somewhere in the neighborhood of 8-11 million impressions. For more on how it all played out, see our story on Marketing Land: