seo can’t fix stupid

There are many layers of stupid to account for in this particular blog post. First, buying text links is not considered a search engine optimization (SEO) best practice. Google and Matt Cutts tend to frown on it. Consequently, selling text links is a worst practice, too. Pairing either tactic with free advertisement monies granted by LinkedIn is just plain dim-witted in a most doltish sort of way.

SEO Can't Fix Stupid

Spamming LinkedIn Ads to sell links from casino sites does not qualify as a savvy Link Building Tactic

And finally, if you think you can improve your websites rankings in Google by purchasing text links from casino gambling sites, then you just might not understand that SEO still can’t fix stupid.

seo can’t fix stupid

It was in October 2009 when I first wrote “SEO Can’t Fix Stupid” for publication on ClickZ.

Organic search engine optimization (SEO) at its core is still all about creating crawler friendly Web-based documents that are relevant, interesting, and useful to people. Successful SEO campaigns equally remain all about getting those web-based documents highly ranked in the search engines.

It all sounds so simple, doesn’t it?

And yet this was recently found on the web:

So remember folks, SEO practitioners can repair misconfigured robots.txt files. But at the end of the day, SEO still can’t fix stupid.