4/17/2009

Some companies that specialize in search engine optimization (SEO) lure unwitting small-business owners into using deceptive techniques to attract viewers to their sites, which can get the sites banned from search engines. Social-media strategist Janet Meiners Thaeler suggests avoiding these five practices: keyword stuffing, overused boldface and excessive links, hidden links, complicated link schemes and multiple domains with the same content.

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