Search Engine Optimisation is all about making sure that your website appears on the first page of Google. If you have a website already then make sure you are not using any of these tactics as your site will be penalised.

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Tricking Google is getting a lot harder. With an algorithm update coming nearly every day, it’s simply not as easy to trick the search giant into boosting your website to the top of the page.

Search engine optimisation experts have told SmartCompany something unexpected: Google and other search engines are cracking down so much on blackhat SEO, there aren’t too many tactics left that make sense to use anymore.

Not that it stops people from trying.

“As long as something works, people are going to do it,” says Switched On Media head of SEO Daniel Bailey.

“Google is getting smarter about these things. They don’t want these tactics to work. However, ultimately, some are going to work.”

But that doesn’t mean you should be using them, even if they provide a benefit. Google is getter better, and better and finding dodgy SEO techniques and cracking down.

Here are 10 SEO methods you need to be aware of – and why shouldn’t be using them anymore. Read the rest here…..