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Your biggest mistake in BH SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by CloneX, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    Hello all

    What's been your biggest mistake while practicing BH SEO?

    Mine's been adding spun content to my site almost daily, and then blasting each page with SB. That was about 8 months ago, and the site has been de-indexed ever since.

    Cheers
     
  2. iamlegend

    iamlegend BANNED BANNED

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    I remember my first site..I blasted with wiki links each day..as a result google throughout from page 1 to page 12{It took me almost a week to work hard to bring back my site to page 1 again}...
    I consider it was a very big mistake
     
  3. RoscoeT

    RoscoeT Junior Member

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    Biggest mistake.
    Not sticking with it when I started back in 2004. I could have been an armchair millionaire by now.

    Most recent Mistake.
    Making untested code changes to a whole network of affiliate sites and then going on vacation.
    Lost about 70% of revenue for about a week (like $500) and burned who knows how many visits. Also a recent dip in SERP for those sites might be related to it or it might be panda games. So the repercussions could still be coming down the pipe.
    Not cool but live and learn.
     
  4. Smart SEO

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    Yeh probably giving up or expecting results within a week or less and if not you just forget about it and move on.
     
  5. jaspersevilla

    jaspersevilla Newbie

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    My biggest mistake is not taking IM seriously on 2007 and instead pursued a career in a dead-end company. Wasted years and hardly having anything to show for it.

    Most recent mistake is spending too much time thinking and little time doing. Gonna change that tomorrow.
     
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    lanbo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    not joining bhw sooner
     
  7. RoscoeT

    RoscoeT Junior Member

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    Yeah my first site was a made for adsense site back in 2004 when Google had no clue.
    I made $1400 in a couple of months with 1 single techblog site with some bots that I had coded. This was way back before blog was a household word. I never scaled it up or diversified.
    I bought a shitty used car and let the site go down hill... Can you say DUMMY?

    Oh well, I'm hard at it now. Now that it's much harder to bank and you can't be lazy.
     
  8. drwhite

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    Well the biggest mistake was to blast money site with Senuke shitty backlinks .
     
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    I didn't know the difference between broad and exact using adword keyword tool. Man a lot of wasted money on domains haha - good times...
     
  10. futurestic06

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    Some of my sites were slapped for doing over SEO. yeah all of them were Black Hat. last of all i couldn't recover it and lost them :(
     
  11. radarsurge

    radarsurge Regular Member Premium Member

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    I Xrumered my money site.... STUPID. Decent eCommerce site went from 100-200 uniques a day to nothing. haha
     
  12. dealsopoly

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    My biggest mistake was giving up 12 years ago. I was 18 years old, and I was expecting instant results. If I could have gotten into the IM game 12 years ago and stuck with it, I wonder how much different my life would be now.

    Never Give Up... EVER
     
  13. pirondi

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    My big mistake was being careless. it was when i began seo,i had micro niche sites making 60-80$ a day but them got deindexed. Reason: interlinked sites,and not having enough content.

    After this i evolved and started to being more serious,not interliking my sites in any way so if i eventually get banned or deindexed it would be only one site,and not having sites that could not pass on a manual review,i make my sites at the same quality of my competitors and better if i can.
     
  14. umairsheikh2002

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    My biggest mistake is AMR blast and over SEO!
     
  15. Ryna1

    Ryna1 Registered Member

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    Mine was not continuing with it 2 years ago when i started.

    Now that i am back in the game i have lost 2 years of building. already changed that.

    good thread, i can learn from others mistakes.
     
  16. joeemslie

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    Getting banned for stupid reasons on Adsense...Young and silly...
     
  17. SahL

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    A direct scrapebox blast , ADMIT IT FOLKS U ALL HAVE DONT IT, YES !! :D :p
     
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  18. AR!ZONA

    AR!ZONA Regular Member

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    Mine would be not starting a long time ago. I wish I had this knowledge before!
    and currently = too much time researching, not enough doing..
     
  19. Sophomoric

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    Blasting a money site with an xrumer fiverr gig ;)
     
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    Not to sound like a jerk, but maybe you should change it today, not tomorrow.