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'Black Hat' Search Engine Optimisation Techniques

 

Warning! Warnung!

 

Although a developer may have success in the short term with a high ranking site by using ‘Black Hat’ techniques, it will soon drop. When discovered a search engine will take action against a website using unethical techniques to boost its rankings. They will more than likely remove the whole website from their index. Being removed will cause a lot of harm to a company even a brand opening the doors to all their competition.

 

When you think that Google take 48% approximately of all web search queries, being removed would be very detrimental to a company’s marketing efforts.

 

You can read more about deceptive techniques to avoid at Google’s Webmaster Help Centre:

 

 http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=35291