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10 SEO Mistakes To Avoid In 2011

Top 10 SEO Blunders For 2011

I get loads of questions from my SEO clients about how they should do things right in order to get great search engine optimisation for their websites but I hardly ever get asked “What Are the Biggest SEO Mistakes To Avoid?”

SEO Mistakes To Avoid

So here we go here’s my top 10 SEO Mistakes:-

1. Targeting the wrong Keywords – the is probably the No.1 SEO mistake I see on a daily basis and it’s not just clients who get it wrong it’s many so called SEO Experts too.

2. Ignoring The Title Tag – leaving the page tag out is another common SEO boo boo too.</p> <p>3. <strong>Flash Website Without any HTML Alternative</strong> – looks great but you’ll be flying blind to the search engines if you get this wrong.</p> <p>4. <strong>JAVASCRIPT Menus</strong> – Unfortunately the Big “G” doesn’t read JavaScript</p> <p>5. <strong>Poor Maintenance</strong> – you got to change with the times and keep on top of how things change.</p> <p>6. <strong>META TAG Meltdown</strong> – don’t just focus on this if you want to succeed in your SEO – remember it’s all about relevancy too.</p> <p>7. <strong>Images For Headings</strong> – most people focus on Images – yes they look better but at the time of writing text beat images hands down.</p> <p>8. <strong>Ignoring URLs</strong> – don’t underestimate the importance of a great URL – remember this is one of the most critical factors the “bots” use in ranking your site</p> <p>9. <strong>Spamming Back links</strong> – yes it does happen by some of the less “white hat” <a href="">SEO companies</a> out there – Google isn’t stupid!!</p> <p>10. <strong>Lack of Keyword Content </strong>– again may sound a bit obvious but use the relevant keywords in your content – try using BOLD, Underline and Italic fonts – but use sparingly and your <a href="">SEO</a> will look natural and relevant to the search engines.</p> <p><H3> SEO Mistakes are easily avoided……</H3></p> <div style="display: none">VN:F [1.9.17_1161]</div><div class="ratingblock "><div class="ratingheader "></div><div class="ratingstars "><div id="article_rater_394" class="ratepost gdsr-oxygen gdsr-size-24"><div class="starsbar gdsr-size-24"><div class="gdouter gdheight"><div id="gdr_vote_a394" style="width: 0px;" class="gdinner gdheight"></div><div id="gdr_stars_a394" class="gdsr_rating_as"><a id="gdsrX394X10X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="10 / 10" class="s10" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X9X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="9 / 10" class="s9" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X8X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="8 / 10" class="s8" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X7X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="7 / 10" class="s7" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X6X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="6 / 10" class="s6" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X5X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="5 / 10" class="s5" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X4X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="4 / 10" class="s4" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X3X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="3 / 10" class="s3" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X2X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="2 / 10" class="s2" rel="nofollow"></a><a id="gdsrX394X1X0XaXarticle_rater_394Xarticle_loader_394X0X24" title="1 / 10" class="s1" rel="nofollow"></a></div></div></div></div><div id="article_loader_394" style="display: none; 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