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Old 17th November 2010, 02:57 PM   #1
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Default SEO: What Not To Do?

When it comes to SEO what are things not to do or to avoid?

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Old 17th November 2010, 03:10 PM   #2
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The best approach is to read each of the search engines guidelines and be familiar with anything they state you shouldn't do

Here are the links

http://www.google.com/support/webmas...y?answer=35769
http://help.live.com/help.aspx?mkt=e...=wl_webmasters
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/sea...basics-18.html

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Old 18th November 2010, 03:33 AM   #3
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Old 18th November 2010, 08:08 PM   #4
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Here is another tip for you
Don't spam your link all over blog comments,posts, guestbooks, etc.

Spamming is not good at all in SEO.Instead of spending time doing that... spend your precious time writing an informative article. The internet is about information and google loves it.

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Old 19th November 2010, 12:15 AM   #5
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dont build your own site with HTML

use a tried and tested CMS

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Old 19th November 2010, 02:40 AM   #6
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Here's the best comment I've ever read from other forums.

1. Don't promise #1 rankings. If you could, you wouldn't need us. I would promise to clients to do the best job you can for them. Some clients will need a larger budget and more patience in order to eventually rank well across the major indices. let them know this from the get go.

2. price varies...see above

3. start with a benchmark report of rankings and hope that they get better each month (after a few). Linking reports and some sort of traffic analysis is also useful.

4. Use whatever statistics your clients will let you. many clients will require NDA's, so use what you can. Look for industry reports such as those offered by Jupiter and other research firms to help "make the sale.""

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I have heard so much about spamming and what does this means and how will you recognize something if it is a spam or not?

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Old 23rd November 2010, 02:21 AM   #8
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Spamming should not be done...

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Old 23rd November 2010, 04:44 AM   #9
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Avoid these SEO mistakes in websites i.e.
Avoid keyword spamming
Avoid duplicated content
Search engines don't like dynamic pages that contain query characters like "?" so try to avoid it.

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Spamming should not be done...
An example of spamming is making a comment in a forum or blog that adds nothing to the conversions. Often done with some sort of SEO purpose in mind.

Sorry to reference you James, but it was a good example.

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