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does Black Hat SEO still work?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Sanjar, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. Sanjar

    Sanjar Regular Member

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    Do you guys think that black hat seo still works after recent google updates?
     
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    where there is a will there will always be a way.

    The great thing about most people that do black hat is that their entrepreneurs and they evolve with the situation no matter what update Google throws there will always be a way to evolve.

    Example, Google starts using click through rate people will start manipulating click through rate, Google starts using traffic signals people will start manipulating traffic signals.
     
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    well unfortunately some top web 2.0 blogging platforms also adapt, the only footprint i left was email domain (catchall) and lost 200 manually made T1 blogs in one day
     
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  4. MisterF

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    Depends on what you class as black hat.

    Any form of bought links etc falls outside of Googles idea of an open and fair playing field and breaks their TOS.
     
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    Any SEO tactics that move the needle will become blackhat once they go mainstream. So in that sense any SEO tactics that work are black hat. SEO strategies that work is a different story (So calm down you Whitey McWhitehats!)
     
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    What about Gordon Greyhats ?
     
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    blackhat still work for those who watch their back !! as simple as that.
     
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    He still owes me five bucks. :mad:
     
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    yeah still working a great for me
     
  10. Sanjar

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    One of my websites is dropping every day and that's the one that I always work on.
    while I'm having another website that is moving up in SERP every day, and I do almost nothing to rank it, except a few simple projects.
     
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    How often are you working on it ? Do you mean you're doing seo on it all the time ?

    Pause your seo stuff for a couple of days, let things settle.
    Add some new content ( if you've not done so for a while )

    Quality over quantity with seo, but don't go for overkill.
     
  12. Sanjar

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    I'm building tiers to it almost every day!
    I haven't done any new contents directly to the website for a while now.
    But remember that the other website that is ranking well and keeps going up and up like a rocket, is the one that I have had no attention to it for at least a year now!
    Do you think that I need to stop the Tier link building for the one that I'm concern about?
     
  13. AryabhattZero

    AryabhattZero Power Member

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    No blackhat SEO doesn't work anymore. No this isn't a blackhat forum.
    This is a forum which sells panties
    Proof:
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    nah all seo is dead
     
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    Personally yes and give it chance to breathe. Add 1 or 2 new articles, decent length 1000+ words each but leave off page seo for a few days at least.
     
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    Thank you, Mister,
    I'm shutting it down right now, I leave it for a few days or weeks but meanwhile, I will prepare a few High-quality contents to publish.
     
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    @Sanjar tiered structure doesnt work like begginers think they do. your T1 links constatly get removed and it results in broken tiered building and link rot. Apart from that, automated links you create carry no link juice in most cases an thats why they require additional tier and content to be relevant and important and then still it will take months to kick in
     
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    Blackhat is supposed to work if you can evolve. But white-hat manual linkbuilding will stand the test of the time if it's coupled with other prime ranking factors like mobile-first, clean site free of ads and confusing affiliate links, great content, no keyword cannibalizations and others.
     
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    What happens to my website is more like a dance and not a permanent drop,
    Especially for one specific keyword.