Today's part of our regular guide we've shown you all some most unethical actions that webmasters adopt (willingly or unwillingly) to perform SEO and some of them finally being treated as Black Hat SEO techniques by Google and other search engines. Today we would show you all how to properly detect and sort out all the black hat seo techniques that might be resulting our web pages being ignored or entirely removed by search engines
What does Black Hat SEO mean?
#1 Automatically Generated Content
- Text that is translated by an automated tool without human review
- Text generated through automated process, such as Markov chains
- Text generated via scraping Atom/Rss feeds or search terms
#2 Participating in Link Scheme
- Buying or selling links that pass PageRank which might include money for link exchanging, or similar posts that contain links, exchanging goods or services instead of links or sending someone a giveaway in lieu of writing about it and including link.
- Extremely link engagements(link to me and i'd link to you) or partner sites exclusively for the sake of cross-link-building
- Large scale of article marketing for content or guest posting campaigns that include keyword rich anchor text
- Third part advertisements (Advertise with Buysellads or similar) that pass PageRank
- Paid post (post which requires money before publishing on any blog) that includes links that can pass PageRank
- Links built in optimized anchor text in articles or press releases distributed on other sites.
- Keyword rich, hidden text or low quality links embedded in widgets, plugins, themes or templates that are widely distributed among the users.
- Forums commenting with optimized links in the posts of signature, i.e.
Thanks for the comment!-Mike
- Serving pages as a regular html text document to search engines, whether showing a page of only images or flash to users.
- Filling an article with only keywords or phrases whether the user agent requesting the page is a search engine, not a human visitor.
#4 Sneaky Redirects
#5 Doorway Pages
- Having multiple domains targeted at specific regions, cities that funnel users to one page
- Templated pages(or squeeze pages) made for solely affiliate linking
- Multiple pages on your site with similar content designed to rank for specific queries.
#6 Hidden Text and Links
- Using white text or link on white background
- Inserting text/link behind an image
- Using css reposition or text-off the screen
- Setting the font size to 0px
- Hiding a link by adding in a small character i.e. hyphen, point etc.
#7 Participating in Affiliate program without adding sufficient value
#8 Scraped Content
#9 Loading pages with irrelevant keywords
#10 Creating pages with malicious behavior
#11 Abusing Rich Snippet Markup
#12 Sending Automated Queries to Google
Why You Should Avoid Black Hat SEO?
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