More Search Engine Dislikes

Search Engine Spamming:
The act of forcing unsolicited or unwanted web pages into a search engine's database. This includes but not limited to - mirror sites - mirror pages - multiple requests of listing within a predefined time limit - choosing an inappropriate category - capitalizing ALL letters - meta refresh tags - inappropriate site titles - inappropriate descriptions - inappropriate keywords - repetition of keywords - Keyword stuffing - improper use of TITLE or ALT tags (goes back to keyword stuffing) - Improper use of TAG stuffing - same color text and background (invisible text).

Rules of thumb with Search Engines

Use relative phrases in title, META tags:
Add related words and phrases in page titles, text, and META tags. This will maximize the range of keywords that the web page might be listed under.

Provide internal links to all your web pages:
If you want a search engine to index all the pages of your site, it should be able to find them easily. A proper list of internal links (Menu) is very important so this can happen. Avoid using images, JavaScript or flash navigation links, because search engines look for plain old HTML link tags for indexing.

Use keywords in your links:
When linking to web pages within your website, use descriptive words in that link to describe that page. Advanced search engines use these words as the keywords defining the content of the page.

Content is key:
Search engines index the content of a website, and the more relative content you have, the better. If your website sells electronic gadgets, you can add reviews on the gadgets that you carry. This will also attract potential buyer to your website while adding more keywords. (keep reviews in text form, not images)

Keywords in paragraphs:
In order to capture the maximum keywords in searches, use the same keywords in the text as you do in your META tags. This adds to your results, and also matches your META tags to your content

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