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Blocking Adwords Campaign

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by thedarktower, May 21, 2009.

  1. thedarktower

    thedarktower Newbie

    May 19, 2009
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    I had a thought about AdWords this morning and I was wondering if it was possible for someone to set up a AdWords campaign for a close competitor just to block them from having their own campaign.

    You could set up the ads and just have a 1p a day budget or just pause the campaign.

    I was thinking that in theory it could work as it doesn't require any code on the site or any official details/company based email addresses.

    I imagine if the company that is being blocked bothered Google enough they would kick you off.

    Plus It is hugely unethical and anti competitive.
  2. tyler3

    tyler3 Registered Member

    Feb 28, 2009
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    last I checked more than 1 person could link to the same domain...the high bidder won. so unless you're willing to actually spend money on a campaign for them...why wouldn't google see them as the high bidder and just ignore your ads?