As the search engines are logic-based it can follow that there are specific tactics that work with their algorithms, and other tactics that do not. Below you will find links to some search engine optimization tactics. These tactics are divided into three categories depending on whether they are legitimate SEO tactics, arguable, or purely black-hat.
Using these tactics, is the best and most highly recommended means of attaining high rankings. These tactics will not get you banned and while it may take a bit of time to reap the rewards, you will find your rankings holding over time.
While your website will likely not get banned for using these tactics and there are definitely times when they must be used, webmasters are cautioned in their use as tactics that are subject to abuse are often penalized by search engines even in their legitimate forms as exceptions are difficult to write into complex search engine algorithms.
These are tactics that are subject to large scale abuse.