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Can I do this? Would be awesome for local seo...

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Affiliate X, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. Affiliate X

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    I have a local site and I am wondering if I could use all of the local wi-fi connections in different stores etc. to make "unique" user comments on my site from all different IPs. Would this work? Does anybody know of any ways I could do something locally to mimic comments from lots of "different people"?

    I'm not talking about proxies and shit cause there's nothing like that available for my city and G can probably detect that anyway.
     
  2. 75INZ

    75INZ Regular Member

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    I don't think comments have any impact what so ever on SEO. If it did, Google would rank blogs completely differently due to the amounts of spam some of them get.
     
  3. Scritty

    Scritty Elite Member Premium Member

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    G can't detect proxies at all.
    Unless your site records the IP address of visitors and makes that available to google bot. If you do that - that's your problem.
    Google visits your site - HTF does it know - unless you tell it by the above - where your visitors come from?

    Google is NOT the internet.
    It's a website - a website YOU CHOOSE to give access to your site..OR NOT.
    It has no overarching knowledge or control of what people do outside it's immediate sphere UNLESS YOU ACTIVELY INVITE IT (Google analytics code on your site for example)
    It would be in breach of anti trust laws if it snooped where it is not invited.
    GOOGLE IS JUST A WEBSITE WITH NO EXECUTIVE OR LEGISLATIVE CONTROL OVER ANYTHING OTHER THAN ITSELF.


    Of course you want to get listed, so you want to play ball with them most of the time. So do your stuff mad re-instate analytics, turn it beck on etc.

    But that's all they control. In essence that's all they are. A website with s self ordered list of other websites...that's it...nothing else. It's the same as "earwaxontoast.com" or"Ieatboogers.org" it's just a site. Ironically - it's a site that - if it analysed itself - would see that it is just one massive link farm with the advertising links in the top 1/3rd of the page and offered no intrisic value itself - and probably de-index itself in the process.

    So turn off analytics - spam your own blog posts with comments. Turn them back on again.
    It's a 2 minute job.

    There is some small benefit as well SEO wise. Not a lot - but it does add to the content on your URL's. Make sure it's contextual and not just crappy 10 word spam "great site - bookmarked, love your work" crap though.

    Scritty
     
  4. Affiliate X

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    From what I can see in all of the local results for my city, pages on sites that have been commented on by many different users always rank at the top. Comparing a local site and a blog that is most likely global doesn't make much sense.
     
  5. Affiliate X

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    They're not the internet, but they certainly control it. Nobody gets wealthy by ranking #1 on Altavista.

    I see evidence in local search results that users commenting on page has a big impact on it's ranking, but maybe I'm wrong.
     
  6. SortOfGoodGuy

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    Cool idea. Wonder if it will work.
     
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    op is talking about leaving reviews for his business. that's why he titled the question "google local" which probably means google places.
     
  8. UpMyKilt

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    If you do mean reviews on your Local Business Maps listing with Google, I do believe that I read recently that Google does not mind if you provide a way for your customers to log into their Google accounts on your own computer so that they can leave a review for you while they are on your premises. As far as I know, there shouldn't be any worry about real people using the same IP address to leave reviews. There used to be a concern, but I do believe Google has clarified that this is ok.

    Naturally, they can probably tell quite often or at least have some kind of suspicion if there are multiple Google accounts that have done nothing except leave your business a review and never log in any other time.
     
  9. kindit77

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    Hire people through mturk etc, to mimic what you want, start a facebook fan page also.