What is Interplanetary SEO?
Interplanetary SEO is the next evolution of international SEO and focuses on the technical setup and content value propositions for users are deliverable (and accurate) depending on the user location (country, continent, planet).
Technical SEO and the interplanetary user experience will be a key consideration in the decades to come, as operating a form of “space WiFi”, or interplanetary DTN (delay tolerance network) will mean we have to adapt and change how our websites and applications currently work to accommodate non-Earth based users.
A good example of this being Page Speed. It takes 1.26 seconds for light to travel between the Earth and the Moon, and early interplanetary computer networks will very likely not be operating at those speeds. The network will also likely only be able to carry small data payloads, meaning the web experience being relayed between the Earth and the Moon may be similar to the early Wireless Application Protocol (cellular internet) that we enjoyed in the 2000s.
This is why at SALT we’re already looking forward to the next evolution of the internet and the digital customer experience, and the questions and conversations that companies need to be having now, to be prepared for the online world of tomorrow.