7 Seo Idiots (I Mean ‘Experts’) To Avoid

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Some of the SEO “experts” we encounter exhibit less than tasteful attributes. Having been inspired by The Oatmeal, We’ve taken the liberty of illustrating some of the bad SEO professionals.

It’s been nearly four years since this post first went live and yet so much of it still holds true. However, we’re four years older and wiser now, and the search engines have changed a lot in that time.

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7 Seo Idiots (I Mean ‘Experts’) To Avoid

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  2. 2. Introduction Some of the SEO “experts” we encounter exhibit less than tasteful attributes. Having been inspired by The Oatmeal, we’ve taken the liberty of illustrating some of the bad SEO professionals. It’s been nearly four years since this post first went live and yet so much of it still holds true. However, we’re four years older and wiser now, and the search engines have changed a lot in that time.
  3. 3. SEO Idiot #1 Big Words/Acronyms SEO • Talks about htmls, cms’s, .txts, GA, SEMs, and etceteras and suddenly diverts to cuddly animals.
  4. 4. SEO Idiot #2 Sparkling, White Hat SEO • Some people have a moral high horse that is 10 years old. Even white hat practices evolve.
  5. 5. SEO Idiot #3 Conversion Expert Turned SEO • They say, “Your conversion rate is up 100%. Last month you only one conversion. Now you’ve got two!” If only you had enough traffic first.
  6. 6. SEO Idiot #4 Self-Proclaimed Social Media Expert • They have a great tactic yet Social is only one piece of the SEO pie.
  7. 7. SEO Idiot #5 IT Guy • Everyone has “heard that SEO is [fill your favorite trending strategy].” You can’t build an SEO strategy on what they have “heard.”
  8. 8. SEO Idiot #6 Bad Grammar Offshore SEO • Uhm….just read it.
  9. 9. SEO Idiot #7 Black Hat SEO • If you’re still working in terms of white hat vs. black hat you probably got murdered by a giant panda (or penguin).
  10. 10. THE END
  11. 11. Thanks for enjoying. Want more? Part 2See http://www.seo.com/blog/12-seo-idiots- experts-avoid/

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