Search Spam

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.
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  • Google hates article directories

    …, so scroll to the bottom, and on the right, change the Show Rows value to 100, let’s say. Then, press Ctrl + F to open your browser’s search box and type the URL of the articles directory, or even part of it. For example, you can search for ezine to find ezinearticles.com. I get nothing. But then, I don’t have huge numbers of articles…

    Ellen Finkelstein/ Change the World Marketingin SEO Google- 10 readers -
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