Before I became an inbound marketer, I once made $50,000 a month spamming Google. I worked a maximum of 10 hours a week. And I am tell...

Confessions of a Google Spammer


Before I became an inbound marketer, I once made $50,000 a month spamming Google. I worked a maximum of 10 hours a week. And I am telling you from the bottom of my heart: never, never ever follow in my footsteps.


This blog post will tell you exactly why...

My Mindset in 2009

I never wanted to spam the Internet. Google made me do it.

This is what I told myself back then.

If spamming is so wrong,
 I wondered, how come it always works so well? Most black hat SEOs think this way. They rationalize spamming Google's index in so many ways:
  • We're helping Google improve their algorithm!
  • Content is king?!? LOL! Links are the only content you need. Google's lying to people. They deserve to get spammed.
  • If we don't do spam, our competitors will--and then they'll beat us. We have to spam.
  • We're helping our customers--the little guy--win the battle against a big, bad, evil empire that wants to enslave them to paying PPC costs!
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