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    11 Responses to “Blackhat Techniques Which Shouldn't Work in Google But Still Do”

    1. Google Tutor says:

      nice piece kevin, but i think you are missing quite a lot of BH techniques that still work in google. unfortunately!

    2. I think all BH techniques are still working (if you know what you are doing and got some knowledge). Not talking about something like cloaking with no bot ips or so :)

    3. Chris Regan says:

      Kevin,

      Awesome piece, and those two sites are exact examples of lame BH tricks — funny, laughable, but they obviously work. Let me echo the comment of ‘Favorite Browser’ — yes, even massive keyword density, complete gibberish, is being used *and* works in SERPs. Follow my conscience or follow my…?

    4. Brent W says:

      Don’t forget scraping. I recently found a website that had the entire DMOZ directory mirrored on it. They took top spot on the serps for about a week until they were reported. Seems the Google algo can’t even catch this type of blatant ruse.

    5. PPCblogger says:

      Hello mate, Good spot on the Legalmove site.

      The concerning thing is one of my clients is using these guys for their SEO.

      Think we might need to have a chat.

    6. Very interesting.

      I feel a bit depressed that these things are still working though.

    7. Dudibob says:

      You would of thought Google would have a simple filter for >:(

    8. Marc says:

      It’s not so much a question of whether these tactics work…For the examples you gave, these onpage tricks aren’t enough to get those rankings. I think it’s more of why has Google allowed them to rank in spite of the onpage garbage.

    9. Lol, I liked the logo websites use of the css. So silly and funny.

    10. Yesha says:

      Very funny! didnt get to read the article..

    11. SEO Canada says:

      D’oh I missed the post. If you want to see some black hat link bomb tactics in action Google the phrase Wow Power Leveling and do some back link analysis ;)

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