14 Black Hat SEO Techniques You Should Stop Using Immediately

Posted onTuesday, 04 March 2014

Tagged withSEOGoogleBlack Hat

In the world of SEO, the techniques you use to improve your search engine ranking can usually be classed as either Black Hat or White Hat. Here, we will list the techniques that you should stop using and the White Hat techniques that you should be using instead.

Black Hat SEO

Black hat is everything that seems slightly dodgy, spammy or makes you think twice about the authenticity and whether or not it is worth the risk.

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Google's Giant Sandbox

Posted onMonday, 06 December 2010

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If you pay any attention to the search engine optimization community, you have probably heard about Google's sandbox. Knowing exactly what the sandbox is might be a little confusing, but it is an important concept to know if you hope to eventually be successful with Google.

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Google Sitemaps for SEO

Posted onTuesday, 21 September 2010

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This just in: Google sitemaps is finally a useful tool. When Google launched sitemaps in June of 2005, they predicted that sitemaps would either be an enormous success or a colossal failure. Up to this point, sitemaps looked as if they were going to be that colossal failure. The system simply did not offer enough benefit to website owners for the amount of work required to put together and maintain an XML sitemap.

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How do META geo tags influence the search results?

Posted onTuesday, 07 July 2009

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Matt Cutts from Google regularly posts tips on the Google Webmaster Central YouTube channel, the short videos normally offer small pieces of advice on how you can impact your site's ranking in Google. The most recent video, posted yesterday answers a question raised by Jochen from Stuttgart, Germany "How do META geo tags influence the search results?"


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New Search Engines - Can Anyone Beat Google?

Posted onWednesday, 03 June 2009

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by Titus Hoskins

Can any new search engine beat Google, probably not, mainly because Google isn't going anywhere but up. It is the dominant search engine with around 72 percent of U.S. online searches and its percentages are much higher in other parts of the world. (Source: Hitwise) However, there are some serious new competitors that may just take a bite out of Google's rosy search numbers. Never know, one or several of them, may just give Google a run for those all important search engine dollars.

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