What is a spam blog or website? We have to know that spam blog or website that exists for the sole purpose of receiving page visits and hits, usually through search engines. It is often referred to by the neologism "splog," which is a play on the words "spam" and "blog."
The characteristic of spam blogs or websites some of which is:
- It is often use blog scraping to increase the amount of relevant content visible to search engines.
- Keyword stuffing by inserting a number of keywords for a particular topic, the creator of a spam blog might be able to fool search engines into including the post as a relevant page.
- The creators of spam blogs might also engage in other tactics to increase their search engine rankings.
- Spam blogs are usually monetized through affiliate links, because most contextual ad services specifically prohibit placing ads on spam blogs or spam websites.
- A spam blog is commonly hosted on one of several free blogging platforms.