How to thrive post-Hummingbird: A guide for SEO content creators

These hummingbirds process the Google Hummingbird algorithm overhaul.Like, whoa! In case you’ve missed the Internet the past couple weeks, Google overhauled it’s entire search algorithm with Hummingbird.

Did the Hummingbird update kill SEO copywriting? No. But now, marketing departments and freelance writers have more room to move in their SEO content creation efforts. Additionally, the “old way” of creating keyword-stuffed content is officially dead.

In our revamped roundup, check out this compilation of expert articles on writing the write way for Google’s new era – and share your favorite Hummingbird writing tip in the comments below.

Brad Lawless writes “Google Hummingbird and Influencer Marketing – Quality Content Always Wins” for Business 2 Community.

Gini Dietrich gives us “Hummingbird Update: What it Means for PR Pros” over at Spin Sucks.

Forbes says “Google Hummingbird: A Mobile Content Marketing Strategy Just Became Essential” by Jayson DeMers.

Search Engine Journal’s Rick Egan writes “3 Ways Content Will Be Affected by Google’s Latest Hummingbird Update”.

“Google’s Hummingbird Update: What You Need To Know” comes from Sam Lowe on Business 2 Community.

HubSpot‘s Steve Haase tells us “Why Google’s Hummingbird Algorithm Is Perfect for Inbound Marketers”.

Steve Rayson shares “10 Ways Google’s Hummingbird Will Shape Future SEO and Content Marketing” on Social Media Today.

Venture Beat’s Ricardo Bilton gives us “Things, not strings: How Google’s new Hummingbird algorithm sets the stage for the future of mobile search”.

Jeff Quip writes “What Does Google Hummingbird Mean for SEOs?” for Search Engine People.

TechCrunch‘s Matthew Panzareno writes “Why Did Apple Buy Cue? Because Google Now Eats Siri’s Lunch”.

Doc Sheldon writes “After ‘(Not Provided)’ & Hummingbird, Where is Google Taking Us Next?” for Search Engine Watch.

Molly Hoffmeister shares “What Google’s Hummingbird Means for Content Marketers” on pardot.

The New York Times Bits blog posts “Google Alters Search to Handle More Complex Queries” by Claire Cain Miller.

Christopher Penn writes “How PR can affect your Google Hummingbird SEO” for SHIFT Communications.

Ken Wisnefski talks about “What changes come with Google’s Hummingbird?” on Market Watch.

Adam Stetzer tells us “What ‘(Not Provided)’ & Google Hummingbird Mean for Small Business SEO” on Search Engine Watch.

SMARTT‘s Ray Wang shares “3 Tips on how to take Advantage of Google’s Hummingbird”.

Streetwise Media‘s Caroline Lyle gives us “Why Google Hummingbird Will Help, Not Hurt, Your SEO”.

Kyle Kam posts “Google Hummingbird: It’s About Time” on Social Media Today.

Paul Bruemmer writes “Future SEO: Understanding Entity Search” for his All Things SEO column on Search Engine Land.

Ron Callari posts “Google’s Hummingbird Algo Shifts Search From Keywords To Semantic Technology [Web 3.0]” on Inventor Spot.

Business 2 Community‘s Joana Ferreria writes “Google Hummingbird Algorithm Update – What’s New?”

Sara Angeles writes “What Google’s Hummingbird Algorithm Means for Small Business” for Business News Daily.

Internet Marketing Ninjas shares “Website User Experience Design and Google’s New Hummingbird Algorithm” by Kimberly Krause Berg.

Vikram posts “Hummingbird and what it means to your knowledge base” for The Freshdesk Blog.

Search Engine Land‘s Eric Ward writes “How Will Google Hummingbird Impact Links? Here Are 6 Ways”.

Stay tuned for Heather’s take on Hummingbird, coming soon!

Photo (Hummingbirds) thanks to Coconino National Forest.