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Difference between white hat and black hat seo

by pasatsaran / August 22, 2011 3:48 PM PDT

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">Hai friends, most of them saying about the black hat seo. and if we did black hat seo google will spam our sites. its true. i want to know difference between black cat seo and white hat seo.... waiting for the good reply <span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> <span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> <span id="INSERTION_MARKER"> <span id="INSERTION_MARKER">

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by roge77 / September 22, 2011 7:50 PM PDT

Well i think its a fine line between the two black hat can be seen as a stronger manipulation, whereas white could be regarded as "organic" but essentially you will still be doing some sort of manipulations what ever type of SEO.

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Simple
by Sovereign Forum moderator / August 24, 2011 5:49 AM PDT

black hat SEO = bad
white hat SEO = good

Each "hat" has different ways of promoting sites, some ways are legitimate (white) and some ways are not (black).

~Sovereign

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by Riya24 / August 30, 2011 5:59 PM PDT

White hat seo - An ethical way to optimization.
Black hat seo-An unethical way for optimization.
Well,black hat seo has many features, like:
1.Putting invisible tex.
2.Keyword stuffinf.
3.Link cloaking.
4.Fake PR.

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Use white hat SEO for long run
by lxdave / September 19, 2011 11:03 PM PDT

You can get on top with black hat SEO technique. But that will only be for short period of time. That is done just to gain initial business and promotion. It is actually finding loop holes in Google algorithm and using that to the benefit.

It is better to use white hat SEO. Though it may take some time, but it will keep you on top for longer time.

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diff between black and white hat
by dhinteractive3 / September 21, 2011 4:12 PM PDT

white hat is legal and black hat is illegal

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator to edit unnecessary keywords on 09/22/2011 at 9:32 AM PT

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by kiruthika1 / September 22, 2011 3:20 PM PDT

A technique used to manipulate the search engines is called as black hat Search engine optimization (SEO). The problem is that white hat SEO does the same thing, therefore, it is not any less "dirty" than black hat in some ways.

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SEO
by Tofayel72 / October 3, 2011 3:04 AM PDT

If you did black hat seo google will spam your sites. Some software in market for doing seo, this is spaming to google.

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It's better to wear a White hat
by DXMGDOTCOM / October 13, 2011 3:11 AM PDT
In reply to: SEO

I have been building websites since 1992 and doing SEO work for just about as long. Some times techniques can be black hat or white hat. Take for example link building. If you use some program to blast off thousands directory submissions at a time, that's considered black hat and not good! But if you use a program that auto fills information to submit to a few directories at a time, that's generally not considered black hat SEO. All SEO companies want to get better ranking for their clients. For the best information try looking at Matt Cutts videos for good white hat methods. Basically have great content and authoritative backlinks.
~ Digital Extreme Media Group

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by lailagwb / March 12, 2012 4:49 PM PDT

An SEO tactic, technique or method is considered "White hat" if it conforms to the search engines' guidelines and does not attempt to deceive it. White Hat SEO is not just about following guidelines, but is about ensuring that the content a search engine indexes and subsequently ranks is the same content a user will see. White Hat advice is generally summed up as creating content for users, not for search engines, and then make that content easily accessible to their spiders. It is more about user friendliness and accessibility rather than about tilting the odds seriously in one's favor.

Black hat" SEO employs more deceptive methods to try to improve rankings. The search engines usually disapprove these methods. This can range from text that is "hidden", either as text colored similar to the background or by redirecting users from a page that is built for search engines to one that is more human friendly. As a general rule, a method that sends a user to a page that was different to the page described in the search is called Black hat. Search engines can and do penalize sites they discover using black hat methods, either by reducing their rankings or eliminating their listings from their databases altogether. Such penalties can be applied either automatically by the search engines' algorithms, or by a manual review of a site.

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by mrdesignerr / March 18, 2012 8:16 PM PDT

hai white hat seo is genuine way here no need to do wrong concept in seo.organic way of increasing back link is called as white hat, violating search engine algorithms to get quick exposure is black hat technique.

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by anirban09P / February 22, 2015 12:19 PM PST

Black hat SEO refers to attempts to improve rankings in ways that are not approved by search engines and involve deception. They go against current search engine guidelines. White hat SEO refers to use of good practice methods to achieve high search engine rankings. They comply with search engine guidelines.

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by daviddakarai / February 27, 2015 2:53 PM PST

Black hat SEO refers to techniques and strategies used to get higher search rankings, and breaking search engine rules. White hat SEO refers to the use of techniques and strategies that target a human audience opposed to a search engine.

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White in Black out
by tk-hassan / March 23, 2015 6:31 PM PDT

In white hat seo we work on those techniques that are considered as legal by google and other search engines and our site is likely to get good search engine rankings and not in danger of getting penalized. But in black hat seo we use some automated systems and link building techniques that are suppose to be illegal and our website can be penalized or perhaps taken down by search engines so always look to work only on white hat seo techniques to get long lasting results.

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Difference between White and Black hat.
by Ublue / March 25, 2015 4:46 PM PDT

Yes, its true. White hat seo is following Google guidelines whereas black hat seo is not following Google guidelines. Therefore in black hat seo there is a possibility that Google may spam your site.

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Difference between white hat and black hat seo
by sagabiz / April 21, 2015 4:24 PM PDT

White Hat SEO
White hat SEO encompasses the ethical side of the optimization of search engines. SEO has a time and place, and when used correctly, it has the ability to greatly improve the visibility of a website and search engine rankings to increase sales.
Black Hat SEO
Black hat SEO is an optimization category unethical and manipulative search engine. In fact, it is black hat SEO that gave a bad reputation SEO in Internet Marketing. Black hat SEO involves tactics like keyword stuffing, including who is an excessive amount of keywords in one page of web content in order to attract the search engines. Unfortunately, this tactic is ineffective because the content is unreadable to visitors of the Website, and in many cases, keyword stuffing also cause a website to be penalized by Google.

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