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Will a content gateway hurt your SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by manmusic, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. manmusic

    manmusic Regular Member

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    Will a content gateway hurt your seo rankings?

    If you need specifics lets take the following scenario.

    Do a google search for "online dating review"

    http://online-dating-review.toptenreviews.com/ should be the site listed in the results.

    Let's pretend you owned http://online-dating-review.toptenreviews.com/ and put a content gateway like this (http://www.themoviereleaser.com/wp-...5/*******-content-blocker-gateway-example.jpg) on your home page.

    Would your rankings fall because of the content gateway?

    I would like to know if anyone has experience with this scenario.
     
  2. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    Hm...shouldn't affect your rankings, so long as you put the javascript at the bottom of the page instead of the top, so as to not affect your first sentence text. I don't know where the CPA L content lock is supposed to be placed, though. However, I have a custom content lock code at the very bottom of my page and it hasn't affected rankings one bit since I've put it in 3 months ago.

    Also, there is a chance it would affect your keyword density, but Google rendering text inside javascript is pretty hit or miss. Sometimes people put text in javascript (such as dates) so Google avoids seeing it (so as not to append the date to your meta description, for example), but sometimes other people use the exact same technique and Google picks up on the date anyway. So I'm not sure about that.
     
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  3. worldismine

    worldismine Regular Member

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    No it don't. I've heard of people dropping in serps who have placed a content locked on established sites ... But I've been running content lockers since day 1 when I opened my sites and I hold high rankings on very competitive keywords.
     
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