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  1. Word or Phrase Co-Occurrence within Particular Industries

    Back in the summer of 2004, Search Engine Watch Forums moderator Dr. But I think that they force the search engines to improve their spam filters. Many of you have probably seen auto-generated content before, either in blogs or even e-mails that...

  2. SearchDay: The Search Wars Are Over

    I've tried to explain that this is a bad idea, because Google seeing 7,000 links from parked domains to a brand new site that only shows 66 in its first month is probably going to trigger a spam penalty.

  3. SEO Standards Signal the Maturing of Our Industry

    There's a forum discussion about the situation in the Search Engine Watch Forums. Some of the few that can be further researched -- many of which could have an application to search -- include: truth-in-advertising; CAN-SPAM; product labeling; and...

  4. Search Marketers' Wish Lists

    Clean up the spam. There is still a huge volume of spam ranking highly for any given competitive keyword. If you want to share your own wish list, or discuss any of the ones shared here, feel free to join the conversation in the SEW Forums.

  5. Reciprocal Linking: Reports of Demise Greatly Exaggerated

    E-mail spam, spawned by reciprocal linking, causes huge headaches. Barbara "Webmama" Coll equates reciprocal linking requests with "email spam and harassment. GoodROI" within community forums and blogs, sent this thought: "It is common sense for...