There are many SEO shortcuts, and in the earlier days they had a chance of bringing a site up temporarily in search results.
However, since Google has rolled out two major algorithmic updates - the Panda update and the Penguin update - these shortcuts are not just short-lived but also dangerous for the survival of a site in search results.
It is important that you do not use spammy SEO short cuts.
These techniques are called Black Hat SEO, SpamIndexing or SpamSEO and are as follows:
Use your good judgement to build quality content with targeted keywords, and to build powerful pages within the limits of search engine guidelines.