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SEO Experts Who Don’t Follow Their Own Paid Advice

There is a Scottish proverb that says “Do not judge by appearances. A rich heart may be under a poor coat.”
I like it a lot, but when I look for a service or product my judgment always begins with appearances. For example, if you offer an SEO service, I will check how your own website is doing. I will never take advice or buy a service from someone who doesn’t apply it on their own website.

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Lack of knowledge or intentional misleading – the Wolfgang Digital Ads

A marketing agency uses deceptive Google ad campaigns to take advantage of clients with no marketing experience offering SEO services that don’t exist.

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Transparent sticky menu overlapping all page elements on scroll

Fixed header main menu with transparent background “enhances” user experience by covering other elements while scrolling. Mobile Page Speed – 6. Field Data: First Contentful Paint (FCP) – 3.3 s, Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) – 4.1 s. Lab Data: First Contentful Paint – 8.6 s, Speed Index – 18.0 s, Largest Contentful Paint – 30.3 s, Time to Interactive – 24.7 s, Total Blocking Time – 4,240 ms.

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Google Core Web Vitals vs Pure Client UX – Which is more important?

Please note that the case shown is the result of negligence, lack of testing and quality control, or lack of monitoring. On the other hand, there are developers who use some loading effect on purpose, not only to hide defects but mainly to fool google and when it is within a reasonable time for the user, it should not be a big problem.

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Sloppiest SEO Work Competition. “Website coming soon!” for 8 years

In this post you can see that all you need for ranking are just three things: “Website coming soon!”, the right domain name and to live it for a while… This is another example of how domain age combined with keywords in the domain still yields ranking results in 2021. SEO recommendations vs reality.

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SEO Smoothie Sloppiest SEO Work Competition. January 2021 Candidate #1

In this post you can see how Galway SEO Services Company achieves ranking using abandoned site at construction stage. The power of the domain age combined with keyword domain stuffing still yields some ranking results. SEO recommendations vs reality.

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Technical SEO Audit of a “Best” Digital Marketing Company

The Sloppiest SEO Work Competition has its second winner – December 2020 Sloppiest SEO Player. Here you can see an interesting SEO interpretation of “The more you have, the more you want”.
Let’s learn something from “the best digital marketing company” in Hyderabad…

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Duplicate homepage decorated with huge meta description and keywords

We are pleased to present to you a very strong candidate for the top spot this month.
Our Candidate #4 for the December 2020 Monthly Sloppy SEO Competition is the “BEST DIGITAL MARKETING COMPNAY IN …”

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Always Disallow, Noindex and Nofollow your Test Environments

Pointing out an SEO issue when using subdomains as a test environment and revealing an SEO opportunity for fixing it.
Generally speaking, this can be avoided with better production process planning but in case if it has already happened, it can be discovered by the regular SEO checks and after that fixed.

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December 2020 Sloppiest SEO Candidate # 2

Our second candidate for the December 2020 Monthly Sloppy SEO Competition is really interesting. It is a Spanish company dedicated to the creation of brands with a very modern and trendy website. Let’s see how SEO friendly they are, as the SEO Service is one of the main things they offer.