Does Black Hat work anymore?

by Arun Sivaraj 14 replies
One crazy question for you guys (maybe one demanding a suggestion against the ethics of proper SEO).
One of my clients wants me to rank their website on the first page of google in US within a couple of weeks. They are basically a tech support company and they never mind what black hat SEO techniques I resort to as long as they get the results/traffic real quick.
They don't even bother if their site gets de-indexed in the long run. Is this possible? If so how? Any suggestions? I found this quite intriguing and challenging at the same time!
#search engine optimization #anymore #black #hat #work
Avatar of Unregistered
  • Profile picture of the author gnojham
    two words:
    fiverr
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121059].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author yukon
      Originally Posted by gnojham View Post

      two words:
      fiverr

      fiv err?





      ...........................
      Signature
      Hi
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121069].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author gnojham
        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        fiv err?





        ...........................
        people dont pick up on my humor all the time, its true
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121071].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author santhoshr123
    No black Hat Techniques. Lot many changes in Seo
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121093].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author seomental
    blackhat seo still works but there is a little bit changes.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121295].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    If black hat didn't work, Google wouldn't put in so much effort to fight against it.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121357].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author faisal630
    Massive PBN'S and Web 2.0 can do, but again if your plan is to use Black Hat methods then how can you even think of ranking high
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121604].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Kherk Roldan
    don;t use your precious time with black hat OP. stop planning to ever use this strategy before you regret it in the future.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121692].message }}
  • google rolled several updates to kill blackhats, it might work on bing.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11121714].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author successproducts
    rank on first page is not that hard ... gray hat will do with pbn and no crazy anchor text. rank on the top 3 maybe.

    black hat just won't work any more as how can you do black hat if your anchor text does not count? but to be honest I would not have any idea but here is the key - just DO IT - hahaha ... your chance to do crazy stuffs you can't do with legitimate companies -
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11127495].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
    Originally Posted by Arun Sivaraj View Post

    They are basically a tech support company and they never mind what black hat SEO techniques I resort to as long as they get the results/traffic real quick.
    sounds like they are broke and desperate. If so they aren't paying you that much so the problem is not just black hat but only being able to afford a link blast spam fest which is unlikely to work anyway.
    Signature

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11128632].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author MaxAdvantage
    Well if it does why risk it. Google will change algorithm and boom....your site lost rank or even worse, it's black listed.

    https://static.googleusercontent.com...rter-guide.pdf

    Follow this guide, straight from Google themselves for best long lasting SEO results.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11128636].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Maple Labs
    It will not beneficial for long term
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11128713].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author lobachemie
    Black hat seo work but dont go black hat seo methods.follow white hat seo methods.its always better to do white hat to get quality backlinks and traffic.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11128758].message }}
Avatar of Unregistered

Trending Topics

  • 11 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    Cool Pitch I found online and thought I would share here

    I was watching a Youtube Video about Pitch Techniques and in the comments, Marco Zegarra, left this below, and it was good enough I wanted to share it with you. ... [read more]

  • 25 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    John Mueller just called SEMRush a "Blackhat Scraper"

    Marcus W K Wong in SEO

    Article here: https://goo.gl/KTL5sC Provoking the thought here: Considering that most, if not all SEO and Content writers consider SEMRush, Moz, RankRanger and other various scraping and SEO tools to be ... [read more]

  • 1 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    How would you write a welcome email for this niche

    JeffDC89 in Email Marketing

    Hey guys im creating a free report for my list in which i will teach them email marketing tips. My niche is network marketers who are learning IM, I already ... [read more]

  • 6 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    I want to rank one of my image for a keyword in google image search results

    How can I do so? Should I build backlinks directly to the image address or to the page address where the image is uploaded? I don't want to rank in ... [read more]

  • 166 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    Tons of Bad Advice In This Thread

    Most people that come to the forum are looking for advice on how to build their business or to otherwise make more money. Thanks to all those willing to help ... [read more]