The Top SEO Mistakes By New Affiliates

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The Top SEO Mistakes By New Affiliates
As many Web designers soon discover, the vast majority of website traffic generally comes from search engines. In order to establish a successful website, it is absolutely vital achieve high rankings in search engine results. Unfortunately, search engine optimization (SEO) mistakes can prevent high quality sites from achieving top search rankings.
Succeeding in search engine marketing (SEM) is a surefire way to make it to the top of the major search engines. Your ranking in Google is one of the biggest determinants of website success, but you should also consider your MSN rank and Yahoo! rank as well.
With the abundance of search engine optimization tips and guidelines available, it can be difficult to determine which strategies are effective and which are not. The following common SEO mistakes and search marketing myths can help you avoid these errors and determine which tactics you should use in your optimization efforts.
Mistake No. 1 - Thinking search engine optimization is too difficult and complex
In reality, the basics of search engine optimization are relatively simple and easy to learn. Unfortunately, many Web designers simply feel intimidated and overwhelmed by SEO. The sheer quantity of often-contradictory advice makes optimization seem like an insurmountable task for beginners.
The biggest SEO mistake you can make is to ignore the effects of optimization. Instead, focus your attention on learning the basics of search engine optimization, such as how to select keywords and how to write effective page titles. By taking just a few simple steps, you can dramatically improve the search ranking of your website.
Mistake No. 2 - Believing that keywords are not that important
Another common search marketing myth is that keywords are not that important to SEO. In reality, keywords are the crucial element standing between you and success. Well chosen keywords can help you reach out directly to people who are searching for the information, services, and products you provide. Poorly chosen keywords will lead to low search ranking and minimal site traffic. Always consider your audience and what they are searching for when selecting keywords and keyword phrases.
Mistake No. 3 - Submitting your site to directories and ignoring SEO
One of the most persistent search engine optimization mistakes is the belief that submitting your site to directories is all it takes to earn a top search ranking. While establishing links on these directories is certainly important for optimization purposes, these links alone will not lead to success. You can amplify your efforts by also optimizing the content on each of your Web pages. Choosing great keywords, writing great content and using keywords effectively are the best ways to maximize your potential and draw in an abundance of site traffic.
Mistake No. 4 - Not optimizing previously existing content
If you have an already established site, going back and optimizing your previously existing content can seem like a pointless task. But it's worth it! Well-optimized, high quality content is the best way to break into the top ten search listings. You already have the great content, now you just need to optimize it for search. It may take some time, but the most successful websites are those that invest the time and energy required to grow and succeed.
Mistake No. 5 - Not using keywords effectively
While your META title and META descriptions are important to your SEO success, these items alone are not enough to earn a top search ranking. In order to reach the top in search engine results, you need to also optimize the text on each of your Web pages. Well-optimized content uses keywords throughout the page text, makes use of bolded subheadings, and is written specifically for online readers. Using short paragraphs, bulleted lists, and highlighted key terms is the best way to make your content readable and search engine friendly.
While many search marketing myths persist, understanding effective search optimization can help you overcome these mistakes. By learning a few basic techniques, optimizing existing content, and applying your strategies to new content, you can establish a top ranked site. Start your journey toward success today by implementing a few of these SEO strategies.
 

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Every search engine optimisation (SEO) campaign is a double-edged sword. It’s like traveling in space: one wrong calculation here and one there and you can end up billions of light-years away from your destination. In this post I’m going to suggest 10 SEO mistakes that you should definitely avoid. There are 100s of things that can go wrong, but these top 10 SEO mistakes can cause you the most harm. Here they are:
1) Wrong title of the page

Your title is the first thing the search engine crawlers encounter when they visit your web page. Your title tells the search what your page is about. Even when your link appears in the search results page, it’s your title that attracts the users and makes them click the link. Avoid deceptive titles. Use keywords in your title and be as clear as possible. Another mistake regarding the titles is that sometimes all the pages belonging to a website have the same title: this is a big mistake. Every page of your website should have its own unique title.
2) Wrong selection of keywords

Almost every SEO effort revolves around the chosen keywords and lots of money and time is spent on obtaining a high ranking for the keywords. All the effort will go down the drain if you focus on the wrong keywords. Carefully study what keywords and key phrases your target market is using to find what you have to offer, and then optimise accordingly. Use free and commercial keyword analysis tools to zero-in on the precise keywords. Never assume on your own what keywords your target market is using.
3) Having no textual content

No matter how snazzy a website you have, if it doesn’t have enough text, the search engines will never find out what you represent and what product or service you intend to sell.
4) Having wrong content

It is as good as having no content because your bad content will give all the bad information to the search engines. This is partly related to selecting the wrong keywords because even by selecting the wrong keywords you can easily generate wrong content.
5) Choosing the wrong target market

You should know to whom you want to sell, and only then you can properly steer your SEO campaign. If the target market is wrong, how can optimise your website correctly. With wrong target market you’ll be choosing the wrong keywords and misplaced search engine campaigns. Always be sure of whom you want to target.
6) Indiscriminate use of graphics and animations

Graphics and animations look cool, but they only look cool once. They are like a movie: the more times you see them, the less attractive you find them. Unnecessary frills bloat your pages and push your real textual content downwards. Always remember that when the search engine crawlers visit your website they can make no sense of your graphics; they are only looking for the text content.
7) No use of header tags

Header Tags - <h1>, <h2>, …, <hn> — are very important tags because they are supposed to highlight the gist of your web page. To create heading people often use bigger fonts for the <p> tag which is totally wrong. Search engines look for important keywords within your header tags so always use them to highlight the main points of your text, and if possible, use the keywords within the header tags.
Excessive use of keywords


People think the more keywords their pages have, the better is the chance of getting ranked hire; this is a complete misconception. Excessive use of keywords can get your website blacklisted on various search engines. Although you must have your keywords and their synonyms in your text they don’t have to appear in every sentence. Just have them in the beginning, within your title and other header tags possibly as anchor text.
9) Wrong linking policy

Linking is a very potent SEO methodology, but only if done properly. Indiscriminate incoming and outgoing links can severely harm your search engine rankings. Try getting inbound links from reputed websites and never link to websites that are considered “bad†(***** spamming, scams, etc.) by the search engines.
10) Not blogging

Not blogging is a mistake because even if it directly may not affect your rankings (or it may), you can rest assured that your competitors are using it to boost their search engine rankings to get highly relevant traffic.
So avoid these top 10 SEO mistakes and gradually keep climbing up the ladder of higher rankings.
 

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Every search engine optimisation (SEO) campaign is a double-edged sword. It’s like traveling in space: one wrong calculation here and one there and you can end up billions of light-years away from your destination. In this post I’m going to suggest 10 SEO mistakes that you should definitely avoid. There are 100s of things that can go wrong, but these top 10 SEO mistakes can cause you the most harm. Here they are:
1) Wrong title of the page

Your title is the first thing the search engine crawlers encounter when they visit your web page. Your title tells the search what your page is about. Even when your link appears in the search results page, it’s your title that attracts the users and makes them click the link. Avoid deceptive titles. Use keywords in your title and be as clear as possible. Another mistake regarding the titles is that sometimes all the pages belonging to a website have the same title: this is a big mistake. Every page of your website should have its own unique title.
2) Wrong selection of keywords

Almost every SEO effort revolves around the chosen keywords and lots of money and time is spent on obtaining a high ranking for the keywords. All the effort will go down the drain if you focus on the wrong keywords. Carefully study what keywords and key phrases your target market is using to find what you have to offer, and then optimise accordingly. Use free and commercial keyword analysis tools to zero-in on the precise keywords. Never assume on your own what keywords your target market is using.
3) Having no textual content

No matter how snazzy a website you have, if it doesn’t have enough text, the search engines will never find out what you represent and what product or service you intend to sell.
4) Having wrong content

It is as good as having no content because your bad content will give all the bad information to the search engines. This is partly related to selecting the wrong keywords because even by selecting the wrong keywords you can easily generate wrong content.
5) Choosing the wrong target market

You should know to whom you want to sell, and only then you can properly steer your SEO campaign. If the target market is wrong, how can optimise your website correctly. With wrong target market you’ll be choosing the wrong keywords and misplaced search engine campaigns. Always be sure of whom you want to target.
6) Indiscriminate use of graphics and animations

Graphics and animations look cool, but they only look cool once. They are like a movie: the more times you see them, the less attractive you find them. Unnecessary frills bloat your pages and push your real textual content downwards. Always remember that when the search engine crawlers visit your website they can make no sense of your graphics; they are only looking for the text content.
7) No use of header tags

Header Tags - <h1>, <h2>, …, <hn> — are very important tags because they are supposed to highlight the gist of your web page. To create heading people often use bigger fonts for the <p> tag which is totally wrong. Search engines look for important keywords within your header tags so always use them to highlight the main points of your text, and if possible, use the keywords within the header tags.
Excessive use of keywords


People think the more keywords their pages have, the better is the chance of getting ranked hire; this is a complete misconception. Excessive use of keywords can get your website blacklisted on various search engines. Although you must have your keywords and their synonyms in your text they don’t have to appear in every sentence. Just have them in the beginning, within your title and other header tags possibly as anchor text.
9) Wrong linking policy

Linking is a very potent SEO methodology, but only if done properly. Indiscriminate incoming and outgoing links can severely harm your search engine rankings. Try getting inbound links from reputed websites and never link to websites that are considered “bad†(***** spamming, scams, etc.) by the search engines.
10) Not blogging

Not blogging is a mistake because even if it directly may not affect your rankings (or it may), you can rest assured that your competitors are using it to boost their search engine rankings to get highly relevant traffic.
So avoid these top 10 SEO mistakes and gradually keep climbing up the ladder of higher rankings.
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Most common mistake in SEO is irrelevant keywords which does not match description and title..