Site Monitoring

Tricks to avoid

Bad site optimization suggestions (Tip 15)

Over the years, many tricks have been used to get a high search engine placement. As a lot of money is involved in getting and maintaining a high position in the search engine rankings there is no prospect of hitting on a new trick that hasn't been used before and is effectively blocked by the better search engines. Indeed using them might get the site blacklisted and not included in the listings at all.

Here are some examples of what to AVOID when writing a web page.

Web site monitoring

Site Position does not directly check a web page for any of these 'tricks' as the effects aren't apparent by looking at search engine listings directly. You can infer that a strongly downward moving web site in the Site Position Trend Graph display.