28 Oct '12, 4pm
Why 'Spam' is Everywhere & Why That Means Nothing!
First off, I enjoyed the post, very good read on your thoughts. As it relates to Google and content spam, I do not believe Google is advanced enough to identify spam in the same manner as humans. This is why content spam works. Moving a step forward, will Google (non-human) ever be able to identify content spam? Probably not. Maybe 10 years plus years from now this is possible, but not in the near future. If I build a site with mid-level quality content, create a linking campaign; choose my keywords wisely etc... I can outrank any high quality content site with minimal links etc (page rank means nothing when you strategize and research competition properly)... Now, am I wrong in doing so? Heck No. Am I spamming? No. Is this black-hat? No. Am I am taking advantage of Google? Yes, because they told us what they want and we did it: should we be penalized for doing what they t...