Bad SEO Practices and How to Avoid Them – Episode 7

Show Notes

In this episode, the guys talk about bad SEO practices, how to avoid them, and what to look for when hiring an agency to help with search engine optimization.

Beer of the Day: Goose Island – Summertime Kolsch

@CaveJustin: 6/10

@CaveJordanS: 8/10

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Here’s a quick summary:

1. Don’t link-spam, buy links, or engage in any other black-hat tactics. It will only hurt you in the long run.

2. Keyword stuffing is no longer a best practice. Build your website for people, not robots.

3. Make sure your above the fold content is top notch.

4. Be cautious with guest blogging. Only provide and accept great content.

5. Remove any duplicate content on your site.

Awesome tools we mentioned:

1. Google Webmaster’s Disavow Tool

2. HubSpot’s website grader

3. Mobile responsive checker

Other items we discussed:

1. We mentioned a previous episode where we spoke about how to get featured in large publications. Check it out:

how to get featured on major publications

2. Further SEO tips, specific to real estate:

5 SEO Tips for Real Estate Agents

3. Matt Cutts is one of the leading voices on SEO, and his blog is full of great info. 

Be sure to tweet any questions you have to the guys on Twitter – just use the hashtag #AskCave

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