Solved

SEO, Blogs and social media

Posted on 2013-05-30
3
389 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-18
I believe that there are some services that will manage SEO (submit to search engines regularly) create blogs and manage social media.
What are the :
a. merits of such services
b.   de-merits?

And can anyone suggest, from personal experience which are the best.
thanks
0
Comment
Question by:digisel
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
COBOLdinosaur earned 500 total points
ID: 39208118
The only merit I can think of is that you don't have to work to improve your site.

The biggest de-merit is that you don't have to work to improve your site.

Any SEO services you describe are going to be be doing the same things for other sites.  The submission they make will be similar across the board, and they will not do anything for the most important parts of SEO.

They are not going to create unique quality content on your site.  
They are not going to keep your site technically clean (valid, accessibly, usability).
They are not going to do anything to improve site performance and user engagement.

Unless you are prepared to pay top dollar for a dedicated SEO specialist with a proven track record, you are pretty much wasting your money.

There is absolutely no substitute for learning your audience and targeting them with unique quality content and a generalized service screwing around with search engine submissions and random blog post and social media spamming may cross the line to "black hat" SEO and hurt more than they help. Great caution is urged.

Cd&
0
 

Author Comment

by:digisel
ID: 39208173
great reply.  thanks.   I think we agree about great or rather very, very great caution.  Hence my post.
the good relevant content is not an issue because that we have.
what we want to get away from is the regular creation and submission of the peripheral content such as news and press release and blogs etc.
this too is an area for great caution for the reasons that you state.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:digisel
ID: 39209929
thanks for you input
0

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn about the eCommerce marketing trends for the year ahead.
Google always has something new and amazing up its sleeve, and the most current thing that they have been working on is another step in the evolution of Google Search, from machine learning to its brilliant successor, deep learning.
This tutorial walks through the best practices in adding a local business to Google Maps including how to properly search for duplicates, marker placement, and inputing business details. Login to your Google Account, then search for "Google Mapmakerā€¦
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question