Twitter every once in a while pops up a unique hashtag which is really cool, fun and informative! One such hashtag that trended around Haloween this time round was #SEOHorrorStories, where digital marketing practitioners from around the world shared their Horror Stories related to the world of SEO! Let’s have a look at 10 such stories.
1. The Man himself! Matt Cutts
“I was just discussing your sites with some of the webspam team.” #seohorrorstories
— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) November 1, 2015
2. When Google Analytics got into the game!
3. Haha! Can we just call the guys at Google and tell them we goofed up? 😀
“Is there someone at Google we can call to make an exception?” #SEOHorrorStories
— Alan Bleiweiss (@AlanBleiweiss) October 31, 2015
4. Stuff them keywords!
5. We don’t need no Optimisation!
“We’ve gotta launch next week, so we’ll ‘SEO the site’ later” #seohorrorstories
— Aaron Bradley (@aaranged) October 30, 2015
6. Let’s SEO that!
7. I want to be on top, right on top!
When site owner increases their revenue and CR year-on-year but is angry cos they’re not ranking #1 for a generic term #seohorrorstories
— Ahmed Khalifa (@ahmed_khalifa) October 30, 2015
8. Redirect? What Redirect?
9. Our Developer says, don’t talk to strangers!
Almost everything that starts with “Our developer says…” #SEOHorrorStories
— Barry Adams (@badams) October 30, 2015
10. Artificial Intelligence doesn’t always come to the rescue
And finally, Mr Dana DiTomaso seems to echo our feelings right now : )
The #SEOHorrorStories hashtag is hilarious and horrific at the same time. Well done, whoever invented it.
— Dana DiTomaso (@danaditomaso) October 31, 2015
And now you know, you are not the only one who’s gone through the horrors!
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