almighty_monkey - 2:27 pm on Feb 8, 2011 (gmt 0)
For us, the difference between position 7 and position 1 is about 50x clicks. 9 months @ #1 = 450 months @ #7 as far as income is concerned.
Meh, different objectives I guess. In an agency, I just want to get clients through the next invoice cycle. The risks of using black hat techniques - Client crashes out the SERPS, shouts, cancels standing order, probably launches a claim for damages - just isn't worth the gain. (Happy client is still, um, happy)
I think that's the question we all have to ask when picking a hat colour. What are the risks, what are the rewards, and where is the balance between them?
500 URLS, each a bit less spammy than the last seems to be the best strategy from where I'm sitting. If you can make the investment, that is..