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SEO Files On Google Drive?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by monty82, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. monty82

    monty82 Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    Just would like to know your take on this, i have excel and word files for my link building, target keywords, all related files regarding my SEO activity. Right now, i have upload them on OneDrive, and use microsoft excel/word online to edit the files. Is it wise to move it to Google Drive? I find google spreadsheet much faster and I hate using Excel Online, it slow as hell and not very responsive. Which strange since Microsoft invent Excel.

    So what do you guys think?
     
  2. ACA Digital

    ACA Digital Newbie

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    so you want to store data on how you are working around googles rules on google. that just doesn't seam like a good idea, but if you think of it this way google has millions of users and the chance of them finding a needle in a haystack is kind of small.
     
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  3. monty82

    monty82 Junior Member

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    yeah that's why i use OneDrive, i try not to use google product on all my SEO activity, but the thing is Microsoft Online on OneDrive sucks! After awhile it kinda hold me down when i'm working. Is there another alternative that i can use?
     
  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You're mainly going to hear 2 types of responses regarding storing your SEO data on Google's servers.

    • Paranoid: "Are you crazy?! Do you want to get penalised by Google?! Everyone knows Google scans through every file and sends any information pertaining to your SEO strategy to a database that's then analyse by a Google special agent for suspicious activity before being sent to the Google Web Spam team for further analyses".
    • Nonchalant: "Google doesn't have time nor do they care to search through your Google Doc files unless you're storing illicit pornography".
    As for what I think about it, as long as the data isn't sensitive such as a new way to manipulate Google's algorithm, I don't see much of a problem with it.
     
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  5. markantos

    markantos Junior Member

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    Some of us have learned that being paranoid is not such a bad thing after all. Be paranoid and use an alternative service.
     
  6. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    If it keeps your sites safe and works for you. After all, there are better ways to store and edit your files.
    http://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/getting-free-of-googles-grip-the-10-top-alternatives.html
    http://alternativeto.net/software/excel-online/

    While I've never seen any evidence for or against Google snooping through Google Drive files specifically, I have heard about Google going through Gmail emails, so it's not a far-fetched notion. However, it would certainly make for an interesting case study.
     
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  7. Ambitious12

    Ambitious12 Elite Member

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    From past 3 years we are doing it all in Google Drive :) which is easy and secure.I would really suggest only this.
     
  8. BillTomy

    BillTomy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Great information man
     
  9. akatransformers

    akatransformers Newbie

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    i totally agree :fingersx:
     
  10. greenlabelseo

    greenlabelseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    No need to worry, Google don't care about your files!