The internet is a completely different space than it was 20 years ago. If you remember the days of GeoCities and Angelfire, then you probably have seen first-hand how terrible keyword stuffing is and why it’s to be avoided. Similarly, anyone who spent time online between 2008 and 2013(ish) saw the rise and fall of keyword stuffing as an effective way to get flimsy content ranking high in searches, yet providing no real benefit to the user. So what is keyword stuffing? Let’s dig in so we don’t repeat the sins of the past.
What Exactly is Keyword Stuffing?