Common SEO Myths

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Common SEO Myths

Search Engine Optimization is a fundamental element to drive targeted traffic. That’s why; internet is filled with SEO advice and resources.

Most of them leads you to success and can be a winner. But some of them could misguide and you may face a big problem. So, it is important to know to distinguish a myth and truth about SEO. Here I am presenting some common SEO myths.

SEO guarantees # 1 search engine ranking
SEO is a science with simple logic. It is definitely not a miracle that could change your ranking overnight. In fact it is an on-going process; SEO is good for long run.

Businesses that follow ethical SEO strategies are always successful. Search engines changes their algorithm after certain time, accordingly the search result for the same term is different.

More visitors boost your business
If there are 500 visitors per day and they just drop in and go back without any action, it is not a good indication for you or your business.

More and more visitors are simply useless, unless your traffic is targeted and it should covert. You must offer something valuable to your readers to turn them into your buyers.

Good ranking can be gained with less number of web pages in your website
There should be a balance of both quantity and quality of web pages in a website.
A good website follows the rule one theme or topic per page.

A fancy website is liked by web crawlers and human visitors too
It is true that videos, images, flash files, frame and JavaScript gives a website a fancy look. But these things are not a choice of web crawlers.

The page stuffed with so called fancy looking things is only good for human readers. But as web crawlers doesn’t find any textual content so they visualize such page as blank page.

An optimal use of images, videos, flash files and all are accepted. But overdoing is considered unhelpful. Important information should be provided as text content.

Now, you know the truth behind SEO misconceptions.

The bottom line is, don’t believe in SEO shortcuts.

Instead, take time to evaluate, research, and lay a plan of action for your site.

Follow steps towards organic SEO. And you will surely get the most out of your efforts.

Go ahead, implement SEO techniques wisely. All the best!


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May 28, 2009 at 5:02 pm

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May 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Nice Post, everything you wrote here is absolutely true. No one knows how to make your website perfect for search engines except yourself with trial and error.

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June 8, 2009 at 12:12 pm

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