National Press Club

SEO Primer: How We Search and How Search Works

March 16, 2011

About This Video

Run time: 93 minutes

The NPC’s professional development committee presents a session with Vanessa Fox, who worked at Google and built Webmaster Central, which provides tools, information, and community for site owners about how their sites are performing in Google’s search engine.

SEO theories may be obvious to those who have been involved in search for any length of time, but for people who haven’t, it can be difficult to know what’s concrete advice, what’s speculation, and what’s just plain terrible. For that matter, it can be difficult for those outside of SEO to know what’s smart and what’s considered search engine manipulation.