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can anyone explain what the difference between white hat & blak hat?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by waiting, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. waiting

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    I heard so many things about this topic. white hat means you're just doing it manually and black hat is automated. what are the white hat techniques? thanks
     
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    oplaopla Regular Member

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    An easy way to explain it is:
    White Hat: Natural/Organic
    Black Hat: Artificial

    Basically White Hat SEO is mostly on site as well as promoting your site and making links that are useful to users. In Black Hat SEO people make links not in the purpose of getting people to click on them but in the purpose of manipulating Google to rank them higher.
     
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    There's a very fine line and I don't think anybody can really define it. Who cares anyway just do what works.
     
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    Dude, even wikipedia has a decent article on this. Do people have to start topics for everything ?
     
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    There is no any BlackHat or Whitehat according to Google. Every linkbuilding technique is against the Google rules and it considered as trying to manipulate the search results. So don't care about it. Just try techniques one by one and see what works for you.
     
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    White Hat is the single most brilliant invention of Black Hatters to convince rubes that there are evil and good
    ways of going about marketing. With it we divide, conquer and multiply our market through Machiavellian magic.

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    Both the black hat and white hat techniques are used to get higher ranking in search engine.
    The only difference is black hat method uses unethical way that doesn't follows any guide lines. Some of the techniques are keyword stuffing, door way, link farming.
    White hat method follows search engine guide lines. some of the white hat techniques are quality content, quality inbound links, keyword research ..etc
     
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    You will hear a lot of different opinions on this matter but here is what it comes down too.

    Blackhat - Doing any means necessary to rank or market your product by breaking companies terms of service.
    Safe bet blackhat - Refining your strategy to only services you feel will not get penalized and increase your quality content.
    Whitehat - Build a site and hope to God it ranks.
     
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    BULLSHIT, just bullshit.

    White hat is using methods that search engines approve of to rank your site.

    Black hat is any non approved method.
     
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    I wouldn't call it unethical. The definition of unethical is lacking moral principles. This definition goes out the window when attributing it to following the rules of an unethical corporation such as google. They accept almost 5 million dollars a month in adwords from amazon, and amazon rules the search results for the majority of keywords. Amazon uses more blackhat techniques than anyone here does. Amazon also uses people for their own financial gain; many here don't. I have posted enough about how they do it. This is what we are all competing against-follow the rules of an unethical corporation that accepts money from another unethical corporation in order for us to pay our bills and feed our children. I like to define blackhat as fighting the bullies that the corporations are.
     
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    The simplest explanation is :

    WH is what Google says is OK.
    BH is everything else.
     
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    Whitehat is with feathers

    Blackhat is with the whole chicken.
     
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    Blackhat = get your site ranked in a few weeks even though it isn't that hot or interesting, but thats ok to a point, just makes them click on your aff links or ads faster

    Whitehat = spend every spare hour making "quality content" to find out five years later that you made a mistake and have wasted 15k hours of your life and spent a fortune in the process

    ETA: Whitehat = Do what Mr Cutts says and make nothing

    Blackhat = do the opposite to what Cutts says and bank
     
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    I am more interested in why you would call "white"hat marketing for methods that are ok or acceptable and use "black"hat for things that are not. I suppose any color could be used or another name for it....but its not. Interesting.
     
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    It's like black and white magic. White magic is good and selfless (boring), black magic is bad and selfish (fun). Search engine's will not punish you (as far as I'm concerned) for white hat tactics, but black hat tactics (especially those that are done carelessly) will result in punitive measurements being taken against your website.
     
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    Actually, since Google at any time can flip a switch and making something "wrong" then Whitehatters can get
    penalized to later on.
     
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    Whitehat=with underwear
    Blackhat=without