Common SEO mistakes you should avoid.

Search Engine traffic is the life of medium blogs. If you are not so well known Blogger, perhaps your social media influence would be a few hundred followers on twitters, and may be a thousand have circled you on Google+. That simply means you can't expect much from there. With Search Engine Optimization, you have this benefit of "Optimizing once, benefit all time". A well written SEO article will generate traffic for years, and there is no manual need of marketing it on social media day and night.

However, you should avoid these Common SEO mistakes that may hamper your effort to generate traffic through Search Engine.

  ▌ Crawler Issues. 

Google uses crawlers to search and find and eventually index your contents for search engine. If your articles are not indexed, there is no way of getting discovered in search engine. Don't manipulate your Robot.txt unless you are a pro. You might end up disallowing crawler to discover your contents. Moreover, maintain your site in such a manner so as it can be easy navigable. Create a sitemap for Blogger/ WordPress blogs and Submit your sitemap to Google. Crawlers Issues is the biggest common SEO mistakes and must be avoided.

▌ You do not Focus on search queries. 

Lets say you have a good quality article and you optimized it for a keyword 'a'. Now what will happen if no one searches for 'a' ever? So, this 'a' factor plays an important role in driving traffic to your blog through search engine. So, start focusing on search queries. While writing your article, just imagine what a person will type in Google search bar to discover that article. Optimize accordingly. Think from a reader perspective. You may use Google Adwords tool to keyword research. Its a common SEO mistakes among the webmasters of not focusing on keyword research.

▌ Bad titles and descriptions. 

Even if you get discovered in Search engines, chances are that you will never have traffic if you have a irrelevant title and/or description. Titles are the first thing a user read in search query and it decides your Click though rate. Working with Titles and Meta tags is a must. Put all your important keywords in meta tags and descriptions and avoid this common SEO mistakes.

▌ Not focusing on Quality contents. 

Its the quality of the content that ultimately decide the future of your blog, and no matter how much you optimize your blog, the reader visits you for the content. Quality content is always the King.

Read more about seo practices quality content is king.

If you see any other Common SEO mistakes among webmasters, feel free to share with the readers in comments.


ambarish kumar

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