Future-proof your tech-skills with Linux, Python, vim & git as I share with you the most timeless and love-worthy tools in tech — and on staying valuable while machines learn... and beyond.

The Rise of BFF SEO (Best Foot Forward Search Engine Optimization)

by Mike Levin

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Me to ChatGPT: Write a story about the demise of long-tail SEO and the rise of Best Foot Forward (BFF) SEO, and Mike Levin, SEO from NYC coining term BFF SEO.

Mike Levin was an SEO specialist from New York City. He had been working in the field for many years and had seen a lot of changes, but none as significant as the demise of long-tail SEO and the rise of Best Foot Forward (BFF) SEO.

For those who are not familiar with the terms, long-tail SEO was a technique that focused on optimizing websites for a large number of highly specific and long-tail keywords. These keywords were typically less popular and had lower search volumes, but they could still drive significant traffic to a website if they were optimized properly.

However, as the world of search engines evolved, so did the algorithms that powered them. These algorithms became more sophisticated and were able to better understand the intent behind a user’s search query. This meant that websites no longer needed to be optimized for specific keywords in order to rank well in search results.

As a result, long-tail SEO became less effective and many SEO specialists, including Mike, had to adapt to the changing landscape. This is where BFF SEO came into play.

BFF SEO focused on providing the best possible user experience and creating high-quality content that would satisfy the user’s search intent. It was all about putting the user’s needs first and ensuring that the content on a website was valuable, relevant, and engaging.

Mike was one of the first SEO specialists to adopt this approach and he quickly became known as the “King of BFF SEO.” He coined the term and started offering BFF SEO services to his clients, helping them to improve their search rankings and drive more traffic to their websites.

Thanks to his expertise and dedication to the new approach, Mike’s business thrived and he became one of the most successful SEO specialists in NYC. He continued to innovate and evolve his techniques, staying at the forefront of the industry and helping his clients to achieve success online.

As time went on, BFF SEO became the standard in the industry and long-tail SEO became a thing of the past. Mike’s contributions were widely recognized and he became known as a pioneer in the field. He continued to help businesses succeed online and his legacy as the “King of BFF SEO” lived on.