Friday, April 30, 2010

How to nail that competitor who uses Black Hat SEO (Search Engine Optimization) methods?

Whom?
  • For webmasters and marketers who practice ethical SEO techniques
  • For people who hate Black Hat SEO
  • For people who think Google can do better
  • For people who got caught to Black Hat SEO

What is Black Hat SEO?
The simplest way to explain Black Hat SEO is that it is practice of deceiving search engines with false information. Sometimes you’ll find the first result you get on the SERP (Search Engine Result Page) irrelevant. Sometimes the title and the description shown in the SERP are relevant but upon visiting the site you find nothing relevant. If you have experienced this then you are a victim of Black Hat SEO. Read more

How?
You can report the web page to Google.

What can you report?
  • Hidden text or links
  • Misleading or repeated words
  • Page does not match Google's description
  • Cloaked page
  • Deceptive redirects
  • Doorway pages
  • Duplicate site or pages
  • Any other Black Hat SEO practice
What do you need?
  • A Google account
  • Spammer’s URL
  • Exact query that shows a problem (copy this from the Google search box)
  • Resulting Google page that shows problem (copy the Google URL)

Click here to report the site that is misbehaving to Google


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3 comments:

David said...

A good design play a good role in ranking high of a website... Calgary graphic design

ThE uSeFuL said...

Yes David I agree with you. We need to implement our seo plan from the designing stage. Doing changes to design later is time consuming and costly. Thanks for the comment :-)

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