SEO Interview Questions Answers

1. Give me a description of your general SEO experience.
2. What do you think of PageRank?
3. What do you think of using XML sitemaps?
4. What are your thoughts on the direction of Web 2.0 technologies with regards to SEO?
5. What SEO tools do you regularly use?
6. Under what circumstances would you look to exclude pages from search engines using robots.txt vs meta robots tag?
7. Explain various steps that you would take to optimize a website?
8. If the company whose site you've been workind for has decided to move all of its content to a new domain, what steps would you take?
9. What is Latent Semantic Analysis (LSI Indexing)?
10. What is Phrase Based Indexing and Retrieval and what roles does it play?
11. What kind of strategies do you normally implement for backlinks?
12. What role does social media play in an SEO strategy?
13. What things wouldn't you to do increase rankings because the risk of penalty is too high?
14. What's the difference bewtween PageRank and ToolBar PageRank?
15. Why might you want to use nofollow on an internal link?