ThrowItAwaySearch Engine Optimization, or SEO, has evolved quite a bit this past year. Especially with Google’s Panda and Penguin updates, trying to determine the best practices of SEO makes it tough. Regardless there are myths still hanging around that need to be thrown out immediately!

In HubSpot’s article, they explain seven common SEO myths. The one myth we have personally found hard for clients to understand is:

Myth #5 Microsites and Other Domains I Own That Link or Redirect Back to My Site Will Help My SEO. Search engines are smart enough to know who a particular domain’s registrant is, and they’ll see that it’s the same person as your primary domain. And if you’re reading this and thinking, “But what If i just change my registration information?” then you are clearly thinking like a spammer. Don’t be that person.”