ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Business and Employment»
  • E-Commerce & How to Make Money Online

Search Engine Optimization is Decadent and Depraved

Updated on September 4, 2010
Hunter S. Thompson Search Engine Optimization
Hunter S. Thompson Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization

Obviously the title of my post is a reference to Hunter S. Thompson. He is one of my favorite writers. His written works have helped shape the history of politics and consciousness of the people during his time and up to today.

So what is my point in calling Search Engine Optimization or SEO as decadent or depraved?

Well, nowadays, there is a lot of focus on SEO and the internet has been filled with so much spam and articles with keyword stuffing. Many of the articles are no longer even helpful. Most websites and blog posts are ranking even without relevance, as if the articles are all about page views and clicks on the ads just to get profit from affiliate marketing programs such as Google Adsense or Amazon.

It is as if writers of the world are learning to write in quantity instead of quality when in reality, the sites that focus more on quality are the ones that are really ranking and the ones that people take time in reading. I, myself, and I am sure most of you no longer even read articles or click on websites when we know that they are just SEO articles. There are many topics and keywords that have lost relevant articles and are all just links and ads and backlinks and all these other concepts that exist in the realm of Search Engine Optimization.

There is money in blogging, and of course people are taking advantage of this. I am not saying it is wrong. What I am saying is that we have been shying away from real quality writing and bloggers and writers of the world are losing appreciation of the free medium of information that is the internet. The internet is a place where we can publish for free, for all the world to see. Articles published online are mostly free of charge and at the same time is automatically global.

Blackhat SEO

Many website owners and bloggers are now informed about SEO or Search Engine Optimization.They are using the different SEO techniques to ensure page rankings in search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and many others. They build on backlinks and interlinking and many other search engine optimization concepts. But mostly, spam ping for blogging is what they use to ping search engines and blog directories and bookmarking sites endlessly to continuously confuse the databases of search engines. Now, the real problems don't lie in just the complex algorithms of search engines but also how people are using SEO to increase the Traffic of Your Blog.

A QUOTE FROM JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

"Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry." - Jean-Paul Sartre

Keyword Stuffing

The use of keywords in blogging or in permalinks are used not only to increase the traffic of one's website or blog but also for greater chances of being ranked in search engines such as Google or Yahoo. Now, this is done mostly because of Google Adsense and how it uses keywords in figuring out a page's relevance to a search query. There are many people who are thinking of putting ads in their blog and they have been figuring out that Google Adsense is a perfect tool that can earn a lot of money for views and clicks. They surely know how to use Google Adsense to their advantage.

There are a lot of bloggers on the internet that are making money just by blogging and getting a lot of traffic in their site. They go on bookmarking websites, social networking websites, create backlinks, create interlinking pages, they use keywords and many other techniques. Goolge, a search engine, cannot distinguish from darkness or light or from signal to noise, it is not an intelligent being, it is merely a program that is designed to use these techniques to look for results that are supposedly relevant. For example do you know how to download torrent files?

SEO Blogging

Do you know where to make a blog that you can put Goolge Adsense and make money on the inernet?

Did Salvador Dali use Search Engine Optimization?

Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory Search Engine Optimization
Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory Search Engine Optimization

VIDEO OF DOG SLEEPWALKING RUNNING INTO WALL BECAUSE OF SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Business Info profile image

      Business Info 7 years ago from The Interwebz

      haha, funny though the video is I dont really think we can blame it on SEO can we? :)

      ..spammers, maybe..

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)