Does your website look like spam to search engines?
Is your website nowhere to be seen in Google? It might be
that Google doesn't like your website because it looks like
Check the following list to find out whether your website
might look like spam or not.
1. Domain name factors that can indicate a spammy
The domain names of spammy websites are often very long
and contain many hyphens. Those domain names often contain
commercial high value keywords (the keywords for which
you receive lots of spam messages that we don't want to
Spammy domains are often registered by people who own
a very large number of domains. The more domains a person
owns, the more likely it is that the quality of a single
domain isn't high. Spammy domains are often very young
and have a short registration period. Low quality domains
also often use .info, .cc, .us and other cheap top level
Spammy websites often have many keyword-stuffed sub domains.
2. Content factors that can indicate a spammy website:
Spammy websites often show very many ads. They also often
contain high-commercial keywords. The keyword density and
the keyword frequency on low quality websites is often
Spammy websites often have duplicate content and content
scraped from other websites. Low quality websites usually
don't have unique content.
a copyright notice page and "Contact us" page with a full
3. Link factors that can indicate a spammy website:
Spammy websites often have many links to other spam and
low quality websites. Low quality websites aren't likely
to have links from trusted sites.
4. Technical factors that can indicate a spammy
etc.) from landing pages. Spammy websites also often use
cloaking. Of course, other spam elements such as hidden
text also cause problems with search engines.
If your website uses many of the elements mentioned above
then it could be classified as spam. In that case, you should
consider a redesign of your website.
Search engines will regard your website as a high quality
website if it has high
quality links and useful content that can easily be parsed
by search engines. Avoid everything that could look like
spam and make sure that your web pages contain the
right keywords in the right elements in the right density.