Maybe it is because Google’s algorithm is such a closely guarded secret, or that many SEO aficionados, claim to have ‘discovered’ those secrets, but regardless of why, the number of myths that circulate about SEO seems to grow at a steady rate.
For many, this might seem harmless, and if you employ an SEO agency to do the work for you, you need not concern yourself that they are going to be influenced by them. But what if you are doing your own SEO, and are still trying to learn what you should and should not do?
It is understandable that you may have heard some of these myths and believe them. After all, some do seem to make sense. Unfortunately, no matter how logical they seem, if you base your SEO on any of them, it can undo all the good work you may have already done.
To try and ensure that does not happen here are 3 of the most common SEO myths circulating, and for which we simply have two words to advise you: Ignore Them!
Social Media Is A Waste Of Time
Of course, there are many aspects of social media that are purely for teenagers to have fun, or for families to send each other funny photos, but that is missing the point.