Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The Top 11 SEO Mistakes

Mistake 1: Not optimizing your site.

Mistake 2: Not doing proper keyword research and ignoring longtail opportunities.

Mistake 3: Ignoring local.  You’re loco if you don’t do local!

Mistake 4:  Spamming, keyword stuffing, setting up link farms and all other forms of nefarious Blackhat deeds.

Mistake 5: Template websites, Site Builders, Freebie websites that are already <airquote> optimized <airquote>.

Mistake 6: Not adding unique content.

Mistake 7: Going cheap!

Mistake 8:  Using mass submission software.

Mistake 9: Ignoring social media/networking (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Blog etc)

Mistake 10: Not staying current on changes in the industry.

Mistake 11: Jumping on the bandwagon of every single trend that crops up.

You can read the full article, and the solutions at the Search Engine Journal.