Following on from Part Five â€œExternal Linkingâ€œ. This is Part Six of a series of posts forming a beginners guide to search engine marketing techniques in 2007.
- Think spelling mistakes are to be avoided? Spelling mistakes still have their uses.
- Social networks, such as Digg, can be useful sources of visitor traffic and links. SEOBlackhat gives a rundown on how to appeal to Diggers. Or you could just pay them.
- Cloaking works, although best avoided if you want to stay on the good side of the search engines. There is on-going debate around cloaking, which won’t be resolved anytime soon.
- Translate your website into other languages – an easy way to add more content.
- Contribute to social media sites, like Squidoo.
- Annoy people.
- Praise people.
- Blogs aren’t a panacea, although they can achieve great (SEO) things if you put the effort in.
- Links. You need them.
- Not as effective for SEO as they once were, but press releases can offer SEO payback if you pitch them right.
- Get large datasets and/or databases. Mashup content. Republish.
- LSI, and other advanced information theory, may offer clues. Keep track of forum poster Orion.
This topic will update, and be added to, over time. This topic forms part of a free SEO course for beginners.