May 5, 2010
++What's Your Favorite SEO Myth?++
olivier_amar: As of today? That using external links dilutes your Page Rank.
BrianHarnish: My favorite is probably the one that says you can get #1 Google Rankings in 24 hours!
diannahuff: Fav. SEO myth – that you only need keywords in the keyword tag.
refreshideas: SE can't read dynamic URL's for e.g. DB driven product catalog.
emzuniga: Fav SEO myth – I've got a few: IP address changes will tank rankings & use of the keyword META tag will boost rankings.
Roxyyo: Favorite SEO myth is the "duplicate content penalty."
bluemarketspace: "Meta tags help ranking/are more important than visible text." I've seen clients work more on meta tags than on visible text.
terryvanhorne: Links are SEO! Nope. Links are promotion with a different skill set!
marknunney: Fave SEO myth: Categorising keywords into buying, research, information, etc. (Just look at your site stats instead.)
nickihicks: Using meta-keywords. Although they come in handy for a competitor analysis ;).
ann_donnelly: "You just have to put all your key phrases in meta tags of your homepage." (If I had a nickel every time I heard that.)
wendychamier: My favorite SEO myth? That I can guarantee number 1 position for a particular keyword next week!
davematson: Fav SEO myth: that submitting to (hundreds of!) search engines has any value.
I80equipment09: That anyone can guarantee anything via SEO.
FeatMarketing: That SEO is difficult to learn and you must be a technical wizard.
deepthiseo: My FAV myth is that Google Adwords can help in search engine rankings.
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