Best & Worst SEO Practices for a High Traffic Web Site
We’ve found a comprehensive list of the best and worst SEO practices for turning your web site into a high traffic sales driver There are very specific discussions of them and they’re weighted in terms of importance. The best SEO practices, those most effective are scored +3. SEO techniques that make no difference either way are scored zero. And the worst SEO practices — those that will hurt, rather than help, your rankings and visibility — are rate -1 through -3.
These SEO tactics break down into six major areas.
- Meta Tags
- Visual Extras and SEO
- Domains, URLs & Web Mastery
If you’re doing your own SEO, this can be a valuable reference. We have a bit more in our archive of SEO practices.[Update May, 2022: the article this links to is pretty old, and a few of the worst SEO practices it decries are fortunately used much less now or not at all. For example, having a home page designed in Flash is no longer a thing. Nevertheless, most of what’s described here is still valid today.]