What Are The Most Overrated SEO Tips?

Mar 17, 2011 • 9:13 am | comments (43) by | Filed Under SEO - Search Engine Optimization

overratedMatt McGee posted a nice discussion at Sphinn asking what are the most overrated SEO techniques you know of.

This comes after the most underused SEO techniques.

There are a lot of people in the SEO space that may obsess of specific techniques, when those techniques have little or no value in the search results. What are they?

The Sphinn members shared what they felt are the most overrated SEO techniques:

  • XML Sitemaps
  • META keywords tag
  • 301 redirecting bought domains
  • HTML standards compliant
  • Keyword density
  • Toolbar PageRank
  • Directory Submission

What would you add or delete from this list?

Forum discussion at Sphinn.

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