Test Results: Gary Illyes From Google Is An Amateur SEO

Jan 8, 2016 • 7:40 am | comments (12) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Engine Industry News
 

Search Engine Land posted an SEO test that Eric Enge from Stone Temple created. It is 20 questions and it scores your SEO knowledge. Well, Google's Gary Illyes, a man most SEOs look to for SEO advice, took the test and shared on Twitter that he only scored a 75%!

He was labelled an SEO amateur! Here is the certificate generated by the test:

click for full size - Gary Illyes SEO Test

So I decided to take the test, and I only scored an 80% and he reference his answers to the ones I got incorrect in articles I wrote. Heh. Truth is, it is all fun and games.

Gary has a great sense of humor to share his score on Twitter. Ashley, who is the number on sarcastic personality in our industry was quick to reply to Gary:

In any event, you can take the test if you want over at SEL.

Gary, hopefully you will do better next time.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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