When you’re working on SEO for your website it is important that you know the common mistakes and pitfalls that you could be making and encounter otherwise it will cause harm to your website and you’ll be the one to suffer. We’ll be talking about these issues and mistakes so that you’ll know what to do and how to avoid them.

Technical issues are the most common SEO mistakes and show up frequently. A post from Search Engine Land gives you 16 common on-site SEO mistakes that you could be doing right now.

16 common on-site SEO mistakes you might be making right now

Let’s go over these mistakes. If my experience is anything to go by, odds are high you’re making at least one of them.

1. Nofollowing your own URLs
There comes a time in every SEO’s life when they need to keep a page hidden from the search results — to prevent duplicate content issues, to hide member areas, to keep thin content pages out of the index, to hide archives and internal search result pages, during an A/B test and so on. This is perfectly innocent, perfectly noble and perfectly necessary. However… Read full list here…

Whatever issues you might currently have it is your first priority to fix it as soon as possible. Though these issues are incredibly common, it’s still possible that it will show up again so you should make it your first priority to fix these known problems.

How to avoid SEO mistakes and fix them? A post from SEO Pressor talks about the 9 most common mistakes that you need to avoid in 2017 and how to deal with these problems.

9 Most Common SEO Mistakes To Avoid In 2017 (And How To Fix Them)

What all this means is that when you avoid common SEO mistakes, you are far more likely to have people come upon your website and as a result your social media accounts. What follows are 9 of the worst SEO mistakes that people, companies, and maybe even you continue to make in 2017 and what you can do to avoid them.

1) Ignoring User Experience
The UX or User Experience is the knife and butter for the bread that is SEO. Read full list here…

Sometimes these mistakes are inevitable and it can happen to anyone but it is also important so that you will learn good SEO practices which will help you improve your SEO strategies in the future. You should learn from your mistakes and use that to improve your SEO practices.

Being mobile-first is already a must now for all websites especially when you want SEO. But you need to keep in mind that there could be mobile SEO mistakes that might harm your website. A post from Search Engine Journal talks about the 10 most harmful website SEO mistakes.

The 10 Most Harmful Mobile SEO Mistakes

Here are the top 10 mobile SEO mistakes you need to avoid if you want to earn better positions in the SERPs, drive more traffic to your mobile site, and keep your mobile visitors happy.

1. Slow Site Speed

Page load speed is an important Google ranking factor. But it’s also important to the people who will visit your site. According to Google research, 53 percent of people will abandon a page if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load. Read full list here…

Slow site speed

When it comes to mobile, it is really important that you avoid these mistakes and try to optimize your mobile SEO. Page load speed is one important Google ranking factor that you should always be aware of as it is really important for your users. You should have a good understanding of what your user wants in order to create a successful SEO strategy.

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