All Of Google's Manual Actions For Search Spam

Aug 9, 2013 • 8:46 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google PenaltyAs I mentioned a few minutes ago in my story about Google's new manual spam action viewer - Google has documented all of the manual actions a site may receive for spamming their search results.

Here are the eleven documents from Google on these manual spam actions:

With that, Google produced a total of nine videos, I believe only seven being new videos, on these manual actions.

Here are all nine videos:

Does Google take manual action on webspam?


Hidden text and/or keyword stuffing:

Pure spam:

Thin content with little or no added value:

Unnatural links from your site:

Unnatural Links to site:

Unnatural Links to site - impacts links:

User-generated spam:

Every SEO should make time to read all those documents above and watch all these videos.

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Chris Melfi

08/09/2013 02:46 pm

thanks for putting all the docs and videos in one place Barry. much appreciated.


08/09/2013 05:34 pm

It's nice to see Matt has more than 1 T shirt.

Swapan Kumar

08/12/2013 11:53 am

Really a Good Post!! Google has really introduces a useful tool to detect the spam from the site. Now no one can use unethical strategies to optimize their site. Good to see that Google has included all the spam actions including : Manual Actions, Cloaking and/or sneaky redirects, Hacked site, Hidden text and/or keyword stuffing, Pure spam, Spammy freehosts, Thin content with little or no added value, Unnatural links from your site, Unnatural links to your site, Unnatural links to your site—impacts links, User-generated spam which will really force the webmaster to optimize the site using ethical techniques or they will be punished.


08/13/2013 01:32 pm

wow. i just funny what that guys show their faces everywhere, they broken LOT of business online. One small thing what they opened only "manual penalties" looks like make them as "good guys".

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