June 15, 2011
who keeps spreading the silly SEO stupidity, I asked my Twitter (and Facebook) followers:
++What Bad SEO Advice Have You Heard Lately?++
Here's what they said:
debbiemahler: Bad SEO advice 1 of our clients heard from an SEO company: The only way to rank is by using Google AdWords.
kenjansen: Just point all your unused domain names here. Oh, and such and such company can get 2000 backlinks for $49 a month.
DeKoning: Bad advice: that meta keywords affect SERPs (search engine results pages).
DiannaHuff: If you click on your own Google listing, you'll get a higher ranking. I still hear that one.
Emma_Lee1: You need to update your blogs at least daily.
John Tully: "SEO isn't worth the bother anymore" from a guy selling ads on the AT&T ad network!"
Nickihicks: More like client misconception but... "Someone told me it was OK to post positive local reviews for myself online."
Kevinjgallagher: That social links affect local listings rankings. True story.
idea15webdesign: Had a client whose web firm told them to put in 25 keywords per web page.
searchingworks: Buy lots of keyword-rich domains and then either a) do nothing, or b) fill it with content copied from the main site.
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