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Why you should listen to Matt Cutts

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DamageX, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. DamageX

    DamageX Elite Member

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    As a blackhatter: pretty much everything he says applies to whitehat and as such it should be considered good practice. Which means you should pretty much do the exact opposite, i.e. spam links, buy links, spammed forum posts, spammed blog comments, the works.

    Pros: you'll end up ranking fairly fast, with the right combination of backlinks.
    Cons: you run the risk of getting your site fucked by Google, should they implement filters that devalue or nullify the effect of the blackhat type links.

    As a whitehatter: pretty much everything he says applies to whitehat and as such it should be considered good practice. :) So if you're looking to rank safely for the long-term, whitehat is pretty safe.

    Pros: while no one can ever say with certainty that you're 100% safe, it can still be argued that you're significantly safer from algo/filter fluctuations than if you were be employing blackhat techniques.
    Cons: by the time your site ranks, blackhatters will have eaten your lunch many times over. :D
     
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    Following Matt is dangerous because he sets traps and lies. He wants to have SEO webmasters to follow certain practice to know that those are just followers and build sites the way he tells them to. In reality Google is looking for more naturally built websites. Just my 2 cents. Follow Matt and you drown, to speak in biblical terms.
     
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    Interesting speculation..
     
  4. infoasian

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    A lot of stuff he says contradict.
     
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    This is inspiring :)
     
  6. grantrux

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    I am not sure about setting traps, but I am sure that Cutts uses a lot of smoke and mirrors to get SEO's barking up the wrong trees and keep everyone guessing.


     
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    To be honest I was willing to write a post on why you should NOT listen to matt cutts.

    After all, Google want websites to rank 100% NATURALLY. Why would they suggest us to build backlinks or w/e ?
     
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  8. Sleinad

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    There is nothing wrong with building backlinks...it isn't spam if you build links. Its the thousands and thousands of backlinks from forum profiles and blog comments that are spam and they hate.

    Things that you can do manually such as leaving comments yourself with your actual name in the name field is perfectly safe and they will never penalize you for that, the same for forum profiles if you do a natural amount as you could easily be a member on 10 forums or whatever and filling out your profile with your link is also 100% safe. Directories are also fine as they are made to list websites for people to find certain sites. But these kind of links aren't that great in small quantities now obviously as they have been abused like crazy.

    SEO is a weird topic i think...Google doesn't want you to get links 100% naturally without any work on your part as you would never get any links as no one would find your site. But also too much SEO is bad but no one will ever know how much is the right amount..
     
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    Do not build backlinks.
    Backlinks are bad for your site.
    Will everyone on BHW stop building backlinks or we will penalize you.
    Especially in the dating, Sex, movie, celebrity niches,
    Yours sincerely
    Matt Cutts.
    http://www.dateasexymovieclebrety.googlecom
    And don't keyword stuff your domain names either.
     
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  10. WizIMS

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    I'm not saying don't build backlinks.

    Sure there is nothing wrong with building backlinks, and it difinitely does help you site rankings. But I'm saying that I'm sure that big G has 100's of not thousands of other factors that it consider when ranking a website..

    And what did Matt Cutts suggested us to do? Build manual backlinks? Making a nice website structure?

    Don't you think that Google gives your website more attention when it sees that other websites are copying your content (even without linking back to you)??

    What about that when your webpage is being shared thousands of times on the social networks? Doesn't that indicates that your webpage is popular?

    There are 1000's of other stuff that Google might be considering to rank your website. And what Matt Cutts is suggesting?

    FREE YOUR MIND & THINK PEOPLE!
     
  11. DamageX

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    I was hoping more people would wake up and start reading between the lines of what he says. I guess I gave you guys too much credit. :D
     
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    Between the lines? Why would he give us tips "between the lines"

    And bro, no offense really, we are just debating.. Maybe you are right, I just don't get your point.
     
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    He's not giving you any tips, that's the point. If you "read between the lines" then you'll be able to help yourself better to what works.
     
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    So you are saying that we should "consider" what he says, not to blindly listen to him? Right?
     
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    True that. I always believed that Cutts keeps spreading his lies around what works and what you should do, to avoid you do things they dislike/can't handle.
     
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    Well, in that case..
    [​IMG]
     
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    Matt is the choir boy, while others play dirtier. I prefer the fast a furious method.
     
  18. DamageX

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    Absolutely, beats the fuck out of waiting.

    BTW, fuckers down-rated my thread, fucking dicks... [​IMG]
     
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    yes, and there are always things he avoids to say, just like a corrupt politician. Anyhow, this guy has deepest contempt for people who are smarter than him - looks like he hates the World.
     
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    When the game is turned over...blackhatter can offer a new service:

    "Let me link spam your competitors to get them de-indexed for $97, anyone? ;)"

    That is probably Google is so don't know what to do about people who game their system.