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What is Black Hat SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seowiki, Nov 14, 2014.

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  1. seowiki

    seowiki Newbie

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    Is there any risk doing black hat seo tricks to rank my website high on google.
     
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    All SEO is blackhat SEO according to Google guidelines
     
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    I also want to know about blackhat method .
     
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    There are lots of methods however blackhat is an approach to be used with the expectation of losing your serp eventually.

    It's not a means to getting high stable rankings for many years to come.

    It's true any offsite seo is considered blackhat in Google's eyes.
     
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    Of course there will be a risk, you are trying to game google, if they "find out" then they can penalize your website. But its always the same, you need to balance the risk over the potential reward.
     
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    NO,its not. Please quit spreading this falsehood.
     
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    On-page seo that is within Google Webmaster Guidelines is not considered black hat seo.
     
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    Building backlinks to promote your website is not either.
     
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    its also known as "Criminal activities"
     
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    Of course, there is a risk involved in building blackhat links (That's why it's name given "Blackhat")
     
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    White hat SEO is following Google's Guidelines by keeping a low OBL count, creating a clear text hierarchy, including keywords in your posts, etcetera. You're just optimising your website based on Google's Webmaster Guidelines.
     
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    Welcome to BHW OP. You will soon find your answer between the lies and confusion
     
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    Zwielicht Moderator in Training Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Well, don't scare the OP away with your insinuations. :D