Black-Hat Seo

In computing, spamdexing (also known as search engine spam, search engine poisoning, Black-Hat SEO, search spam or web spam) is the deliberate manipulation of search engine indexes. It involves a number of methods, such as repeating unrelated phrases, to manipulate the relevance or prominence of resources indexed in a manner inconsistent with the purpose of the indexing system.It could be considered to be a part of search engine optimization, though there are many search engine optimization methods that improve the quality and appearance of the content of web sites and serve content useful to many users. Search engines use a variety of algorithms to determine relevancy ranking.
Posts about Black-Hat Seo
  • PPC Giveth, SEO Taketh Away

    … reigned supreme, and results were cheap to achieve. Then Google changed the game, deciding the user needed to come first on its search results and on the pages it directed them to. This led to a long string of algorithm changes including Panda and Penguin, a virtual purge of any who employed black-hat SEO, as well as thousands of sites who had no idea…

    WordStreamin Affiliate Paid Search SEO- 29 readers -
  • SEO: The O Is For Outing

    … about the concept of “outing” in the world of SEO. Quick disclaimer: I have no affiliation with Hotels.com, and Larry Kim is one of my favorite people in the SEO industry. A History Of Outing Larry’s posts are just the most recent in a long line of articles wherein SEOs and/or websites are busted for grey-hat and/or black-hat SEO strategies, typically…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google Facebook Twitter- 22 readers -
  • Does the European Google Antitrust Case Have Any Merit?

    …, wealthier advertisers with regard to black-hat SEO have all (rightfully) drawn fierce criticism. It’s also true that many small businesses are forced to play by the unspoken rules of a game with only one referee – Google – and that sometimes, the little guys don’t always win. This isn’t fair, and in a utopian world, there would be another way…

    Dan Shewan/ WordStreamin Google- 24 readers -
  • Finish 2014 Strong by Implementing These 5 Tactics into Your Business

    … way, however, will find the game hasn’t changed after all. Google’s new algorithms make black-hat SEO shortcuts more difficult; but for people who create relevant, informative content, little about SEO has changed. SEO is another reason that maintaining a high-quality blog is all but essential for businesses today. Smart use of keywords, without…

    Noemi Tasarra Twigg/ The Blog Heraldin Social SEO Google- 14 readers -
  • Filtering Low Quality Links in Bing SERP

    … with? A: Yes, very much so: Malicious: Sites visiting which may result in user’s computer getting infected or personal data stolen, e.g. malware, adware and scarewareSpam: Sites using black-hat SEO techniques like keyword stuffing, URL squatting, link manipulation, etc…Scam: Sites whose purpose is to defraud users, e.g. mug shots scam, phishing sites…

    Search Engine Journalin SEO- 6 readers -
  • 4 SEO differences between Google and Yandex

    …, Google algorithm updates like Penguin have largely focused on tackling black-hat SEO techniques, particularly link farming. Such emphasis on optimising links is natural, given how central they remain to Google rankings. However, while high quality links remain a major indicator of authority in Google, they are no longer taken into consideration…

    Valentin Boulan/ Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 25 readers -
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