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Friday, October 29, 2004

Optimization Run Amok

For a pathetic example of Google manipulation at its worst, check out this site about migraine headaches:

http://www.migraine-headache-medication-treatment.com/migraine_headache.htm

I won't actually link to this site to avoid giving it another inbound link. Read it through the copy on this page and see if it makes any sense. Pretty "useful" stuff, huh?

I've seen several sites like this one in recent days, where it's obvious that the site owners wrote some bogus copy and filled it with common keywords, and *poof*, now they're in the top 10 search results for prime keywords. How can these guys pull this off?!

Posted by Cory Kleinschmidt




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