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How to report bad SEO practices to google?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by seekman, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. seekman

    seekman Regular Member

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    Hello, a website is hiding a <h1> text with text-indent: -999999px; They are well optimizing for this text, and this site is above me in SERP.

    Is there anyway to make google know about it?
    Thanks
     
  2. marcus528

    marcus528 Regular Member

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    Why would you want to do that? Rat them out to google.....

    Google is a pain in the ass as is with all the panda updates last thing we need is each other to report us to google...

    I know how but not sharing it.. I don't think it's right..

    Good luck op...
     
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    acotut Elite Member

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    OP,go and f*** urself.You're never going to earn anything doing this way ;)
     
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  4. cataratas

    cataratas Junior Member

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    I'm surprised to see this kind of post here. Op needs to worry more about his or her own site and not spend time "grassing" on others. This really is bad form.

    Ultimately OP, this is creating negative energy for you.
     
  5. SweTech

    SweTech Power Member

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    Yes of course there is! Don't accept this! Call the google head office now, Phone: +1 650-253-0000.

    Ask for Matt Cunts, he will sort u out as long as you tell him you are from BHW.

    Best of luck.
     
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  6. HostStage

    HostStage Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Where do we report that OP is from BHW and knows about cloaking ?
     
  7. g33k0f9x

    g33k0f9x Regular Member

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    Work harder than them, prosper.
     
  8. futurestic06

    futurestic06 Supreme Member

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    Dude its wrong. you have to think about increasing your position. Don't follow the negative rule.Your job is to dominate the SE. not just complain about your competitors. Remember it.
     
  9. genesis311

    genesis311 Junior Member

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    Yes please PM me your site and I will find all your backlinks and get them deindexed then get your site deindexed.
    Then you will know how it feels.

    Oh and by the way Fuck OFF
     
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  10. thejake

    thejake Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    In Google Webmaster Tools there are a few options google·com/webmasters/tools/spamreport?hl=en

    All's fair guys.
     
  11. mmslax2

    mmslax2 Newbie

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    There is nothing unfair about what the website owner is doing. It's an optimization technique used by even the top website coders to increase on-page SEO on a site. If you knew the first thing about HTML/CSS you'd know that his image/ logo is taking the place of his h1, therefore by indenting his h1 off the page he can still receive the optimization he deserves while displaying his logo.
     
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    mrecigarette Junior Member

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  13. Patel

    Patel Senior Member

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    And that is why he is above you in serp...
     
  14. Catt Mutts

    Catt Mutts Junior Member

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    What?
    you think you'll get rewarded for ratting?
     
  15. notyourmatey

    notyourmatey Power Member

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    You're a ruthless little c#nt, Liam, I'll give you that. But I've got no time for grassers.
     
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  16. Danny1111

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    This is Black Hat World

    not

    Rat World.
     
  17. manny521

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    no one likes a tattle tale...
     
  18. Tony Barns

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    OP you don't report $hit to Google beat him some other way if some silly h1 tag outsmarts you then simply give up and get a 9-5 job.
     
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    :lame:

    It's great that this community is so large, just a damn shame that everyone is so god damn unhelpful because they're so spiteful at Google for actually doing something about people breaking their rules. Regardless of whether it's expected in a community built around blackhat tactics, he posted this out in the 'whitehat SEO' category. If you're not going to help the dude, don't bother posting. Go find something else to waste your anger on. Everyone talking about how he should focus on his own site... get real. Competition is competition.

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    Op. Of course you can. Though, this is the type of thing you could have easily Google'd. ;)

    https://www.google.com/search?q=Report+Spam+on+Google
     
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  20. HostStage

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    So tempted to neg rep you atm....