Where? Toronto, Canada. When ? Spring 2019. Test your SEO skills with SEO tournament in 2019 uWelcome! Uwelcome2019 is the most existing SEO competition taking place in Toronto.
What is a SEO Contest ? According to the most visited info site , Wikipedia, we have a first definition : A SEO contest is a prize-awarding activity which challenges search engine optimization (SEO) practitioners to achieve high ranking under major search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN using certain keyword(s). This type of contest is controversial because it often leads to massive amounts of link spamming as participants try to boost the rankings of their pages by any means available. The organizing body of a SEO competition may hold the activity without promotion of a product or service in mind; or they may organize a contest in order to market something on the Internet. Participants can showcase their skills and potentially discover and share new techniques for promoting websites.
SEO Hero : the truth about it! The rules of the competition It is necessary to register a new domain name starting on or after November 16, 2016 and must have a blank history. Participants must abide by Google’s recommendations and host an English content. Finally, each participant must create an account for its site on Google Analytics and Google Search Console and give access to the organizers. Dates of SEO Hero The launch was November 16, the registration limit on December 16, 2016 and the competition results will be announced on February 16, 2017. My opinion By applying for a blank domain, each participant will be more or less under the same conditions, especially as participants will only have to use Google authorized Techniques. By opening Analytics and Search Console, organizers will be able to limit aggressive techniques, but not delete them. See if participants play the game and if Wix will keep his promises!
SEO Hero is a thing of the past, the present is uWelcome2019!
Reason to participate ? Improve your knowledge with this SEO contest in 2019. The basic objective when you participate in an SEO contest is to generate greater visibility on the SERPs. Reinforce your presence among other Search Engine Optimization professionals that are already looking at your SEO rankings. Read extra details at SEO challenge uWelcome2019
The real winner of the SEO Hero contest was the organizer… So if you want some attention for your SEO agency here are a few tips about organizing SEO Contests : Create the competition pages as close to your target page or section and link back from the competition to the target page or section. This process works well when the nominations are highly active with a large following and receptive to your brand. These kinds of competition shouldn’t be executed more than once a quarter because of all the stages required and to protect the sense of exclusivity.