When you think about how much we rely on the web and Search Engines, it's hard to believe that 25 years ago it didn't exist.

The early 90's saw the birth of the internet, websites and browsers, so it wasn't long before someone invented a way for users to be able to connect all of these things together – enter the Search Engine.

25 Years of Search Engine Optimization History 1990-2015

In the early days we relied on Search Engines such as Excite, Yahoo and Lycos to get us to where we wanted to go, but it wasn't long before Google took over and re-invented search and SEO.

So what can we learn from the history of SEO? How much has it changed? When did keywords, meta data and analytics become so important? Take a look at this "25 Years of Search Engine Optimization" infographic below, created by Keyword Eye, to find out...


There you have it, 25 Years of Search Engine Optimization History!

There you have it, 25 Years of Search Engine Optimization History!

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The SEO-Alien is a project started in 2009 regarding all things online marketing. The site started out more of a diary of predictions, suggestions and references to things I frequently used for online marketing... before social media marketing was even an option.

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