From The SEO Trenches: Google Bans Immortality, But College Students Party With Cialis

Google’s Matt Cutts explained in a blog post why Google has banned Alex Chiu’s web page selling an immortality device. It’s not that Google wants to help hide the secret of immortality, as Chiu claims. Rather, it’s because of massive and irrelevant keyword stuffing.

Meanwhile, Erik Dafforn showed how the University of Kentucky’s high quality page on how to sell Cialis gets to have third page rankings in Google. OK, so it’s someone spamming Google by taking advantage of the university’s site. But it leads to a funny choice:

Which would I rather be banned on Google?

(1) An immortality device that really works! or (2) College kids partying with Cialis?

Hmmm…

One that is life threatening versus one that guarantees you will live forever?

This post is here to illustrate, with sarcasm, some of the back trenches of what goes on behind the scenes in the SEO world.

Related Topics: Channel: SEO | SEO: Spamming

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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