Black Hat SEO Techniques That You Should Avoid

Now i tell you the biggest topic of SEO and that is called Black Hat SEO. This type of seo definitely harm your website’s SEO and you can get penalized by google algorithm updates so don’t try any black hat seo technique to get short term in SEO.

Many new bloggers are doing this mistake and harm there blog, because every major search engine don’t accept the black hat seo. i suggest you for long term seo success only use White Hat SEO and build natural link building only.

black hat seo

What is Black Hat SEO ?

Black hat seo is a process, technique or practices to increase the ranking of any webpage and focus only on search engines not for readers and completely avoided the search engines guidelines. This type of seo is not good for any blog or webpage because you can get instant drops in your rankings and traffic when search engines update there algorithm.

Google already announced ” create content for users not for search engines” so create content for human readers and add value on your posts. Don’t write like a machine, write something useful that can help other readers not just for ranking on the top.

 Also Read: Off Page SEO Techniques

Black Hat SEO Techniques :

Now you understand about black hat seo and outsource you want to know about the techniques of black hat seo. Many spammers and new bloggers do use that techniques because they don’t know this is work for short term and after some time they loose there traffic and rankings.

 1. Keyword stuffing :

This is the most common black hat technique that is used by spammers for getting high rankings. in this technique the web spammers put there targeted keyword in content with interrelate meaning and completely avoid the user experience. They write keyword repeatedly in the blog post even the keyword is not required on the content.

 2. Over Optimized Meta Date :

I think every bloggers have understanding with meta data and knows how to use mate data for optimization of your content. If anyone don’t know then i tell you about that.

Meta data is used for describing your content and telling the search engines about your webpage. many type of meta data we can use like meta title, meta keyword and meta description but the web-spammers adds too many keywords on meta data for faster rankings. i suggest you that don’t use too many keywords on Title, description and meta keywords.

 3. Hidden Links :

This is another type of black hat seo, you clearly understand what is hidden text. In this process the web spammer hide the affiliate links and when user clicks on that links by mistake he redirected to new webpage.

 4. Hidden Text :

This technique is similar as hidden links, the blogger create content and hide entire content by changing color or using any other trick. Search engine can see the content but reader not able to read the content. This black hat seo technique is used by spammers for ranking images or video based website but it’s completely brakes the search engines guidelines.

 5. Link Wheel :

Link wheel is another black hat technique of seo and this is very simple to understand, This is a type of link building. Now i clear how to create link wheel : suppose your website is “A” and you have another web 2.0 properties or PBN “B, C, D, E and F”. Now Link your website “A” to other webpages (B, C, D, E and F) and Link B, C, D, E, F to each other like a wheel. see below –

link wheel

 6 . Link Farm :

This is very similar to link wheel but this is the complex version of link wheel. In this technique the spammer first make create the link wheel and then they link every web 2.0 properties to each other too many times. see below –

link farm

 7. Link Building Spam :

This is the most popular black hat seo technique used by the spammers because this is quit simple to every spammer. In this process the spammers create more backlinks to there webpage and makes the spammy links like too many blog comments with keywords anchor text and posting fack threats on forums, commenting on forums with links repeatedly, creating own private blog networks and posting content with own blog links on the content.

Conclusion :

Now you understand whole things about black hat seo and so i strongly recommend that not use any black hat seo technique to increase traffic or rankings faster. Only use white hat seo and create natural links for your webpage and avoid all black hat tricks.


  1. Great post! I’ve never heard of Black Hat SEO before so thank you for the explanation. I’ll be sure to keep it in mind when I’m blogging!

  2. Thank you for the information. I get so confused with all these SEO stuff but you were able to explain it very well. These are all great tips and I will do my best to avoid Black Hat SEO.

  3. I recently started SEO for my blog so I’m glad i found this post so i don’t end up useing these black hat techniques. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Hello,
    I have started blogging myself. I am trying to find out the basic problems that my blog is having and looking for solutions. Also, I’m searching for some basic things like themes and other stuff.
    I have read your whole article, I am looking forward to getting a positive result after performing this myself.
    Can you suggest me any basic idea that I might need in the future as a new blogger?
    Thank you

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