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  1. The Private Blog Network Purge - Are You at Risk?

    The chatter in the gray/black hat blogs suggests that Google made a dent, but many such blog networks are still alive and well. Basically, a private blog network is a gray hat/black hat tactic of using a set of sites under your control to implement...

  2. Last-Minute SEO - Here Come the Holidays!

    Noting of course you are working on your white-hat/gray-hat main domain SEO at the same time, so these are not needed long term. Therefore, if the network is a bad one or the affiliate marketer uses "black-hat techniques," you will not risk your...

  3. Building Future Safe Links – 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

    Matt Cutts, distinguished engineer and head of Webspam at Google, recently said that building links isn’t inherently bad, or "black hat," at SMX Advanced in June. Given Matt Cutts' statement against guest blogging for SEO (links) in January, this...

  4. Fake Googlebot Activity up 61% [Report]

    Just in time for the annual security conferences of Black Hat and Defcon in Las Vegas, Nevada, Incapusla Security has released their latest report on the state of Googlebot (and it's evil malicious twin).

  5. What is Link Building?

    At SMX in June, Cutts said it's possible to do white hat SEO; it just requires, "Sweat plus creativity. This led to the creation of some famed black hat tactics, tactics that created horrible user experiences and manipulated search results.

  6. 5 New SEO Mantras to Replace Old, Inefficient Thinking

    Old Thinking: But my competitors who outrank me are still doing [insert black hat tactic]. SEO has changed and evolved, definitely for the better. Unfortunately, tempting as it may sound, there are just no SEO shortcuts that work long-term.

  7. Google's Matt Cutts on SEO: A Retrospective (2011-2013)

    This was a change to all that in which we saw that he is affected by what's going on around him, that black hat is almost a personal attack. A good reminder that there's very little black and white in the realm of SEO, just common sense.

  8. Google's Matt Cutts on SEO: A Retrospective (2006-2010)

    Linkbaiting is essentially white hat SEO. If you closed your eyes and didn't know who was speaking you'd almost think he was a black hat during this part. SEO Emails and Other Pubcon Musings By this point, Google's Matt Cutts had plenty of...

  9. Why SEO is About Pull, Not Push

    Those who lean towards manipulating search rankings through grey-black hat practices open themselves up to exposure and penalization. The best advice for executing SEO in 2014 is to always be open to new ways of thinking about the industry.

  10. Google Penalizes Social Video Advertising Site Virool

    Alexander Debelov, co-founder after all, not very many people are going to hire a company that strictly does black hat SEO, unless it's for a churn and burn site. It's also yet another company that has been penalized based on the work of an SEO...