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Good advice Bushie..
The search engines do look for the trick with "hidden" key words in the footer that match the background color, and when you say "totally banned" some actually blacklist your GoDaddy site meaning not only do you not make it into their directory, your GoDaddy domain is placed on a list and they will never come back..
Your comment "DON'T design your GoDaddy site for search engines, design it for users" is probably the best advice in your entire post. SEO should be included in the planning stage. but you have about 3 seconds to convince a visitor to stay once they arrive, so put some effort into graphics to stand out above the crowd...