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These Tactics Are Considered Black-Hat For A Reason. This Page Is To Note The Tactics That You Will Hear About From Other SEO's. These Are Not Legitimate Tactics And While Some May Work In The Short Term. They WILL Get Your Website Penalized And/Or Banned Eventually. Constantly webmasters attempt to "trick" the search engines into ranking sites and pages based on illegitimate means.
SEO is a fast changing discipline . What worked 5 or 10 years ago might be completely unnecessary these days or even bad for your site’s ranking. Thus leading search industry publications publish the most probable Google ranking factors each year. Nonetheless many webmasters prefer to stick to the past or follow wrong advice from bloggers who just repeat SEO myths. In recent years, Google has not only included lots of new media types into Universal search results; it has also added numerous ranking factors while rethinking many old ones.
SEO Marketing Objectives Posted by Daniel Shlifer on Tue, Sep 28, 2010 If you're still using older marketing methods to get your business in front of your target market offline or even online, you're losing valuable opportunities to stand out from your competition.
For six years, SEOmoz has produced a biennial survey that outlines the current priority ranking factors within the industry. This year, the results are also paired up with correlation-based analysis (taken from top 30 sites in 10,980 queries in Google) and opinions from the panel. What that basically means is more insights into the question of “Why?”
As SEOs, we are interested in the most influential factors in commercial web search results. Accordingly, we have been conducting ongoing studies looking at the relationship between web search results and link metrics/anchor text from Linkscape, social media signals from Facebook and Twitter, and on-page/URL/domain keyword factors. This document explains our methods, including the construction of the data set and statistical analysis. It is structured as follows: the following section includes some details on the dataset itself, from the choice of the keyword list to data sources and feature extraction.The last section describes our statistical analysis methods. Before diving into the details, we want to mention several important things about the analysis. We only considered English language, U.S. search results from Google’s search engine, although we plan to extend the analysis in the future.