Keywords can be super helpful at building your traffic and advancing your blog into stardom. But if you abuse them or practice “keyword stuffing” the search engines will penalize you for it and your audience will quickly catch on. This will result in a blog no one wants to follow, read or have anything to do with… well that might sound a little harsh, but you get the picture.
There aren’t any tricks or special tips to keyword abuse or stuffing. The golden rule of keywords is: DON’T COMMIT KEYWORD ABUSE AND DON’T PARTICIPATE IN KEYWORD STUFFING.
So you know what we are talking about be for you delve into the wonderful world of do’s and don’t’s here are some definitions…
Keyword Abuse: Using keywords and key phrases within your website is an SEO technique to get your website ranking high and easily indexed by Google. (Definition provided by Attorney Marketing Designs).
Keyword Stuffing: An unethical search engine optimization (SEO) technique, which leads to banning a website from major search engines either temporarily or permanently. Keyword stuffing occurs when a web page is loaded with keywords in the meta tags or in content of a web page. The repetition of words in meta tags may explain why many search engines no longer use these tags. (Definition provided by Wikipedia).
10 Articles On SEO Keyword Abuse & Stuffing and Ways to Overcome It!
- Myths & Misconceptions About Search Engines
- Understanding the Dangers of Keyword Stuffing
- Advanced Keyword Stuffing (To Avoid)
- Avoid Keyword Stuffing!
- Bing Webmaster Guidelines on Keyword Stuffing
- Google Guidelines on Keyword Stuffing
- Google Penguin Update Recovery
- Keyword Spamming vs. Tag Spamming
- The Basics of SEO Design and Development
- Keyword Abuse: What Does it Mean?
I’ll be back tomorrow for Day 6 of SEO for Everyone. I’d like to Thank Thaleia Maher of Something 2 Offer for hosting this challenge as well as the other challenge hostesses who are helping to make this event possible. If you are interested in learning more about blogging, boosting your SEO or simply just want to say hi, please feel free to reach out to me directly.
See you tomorrow,