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Best feeling ever, recovering from negative SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pompano, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. pompano

    pompano Power Member

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    Hey,

    Last year my client had a massive negative SEO attack done to him. Within one month over 300,000 backlinks were created to the site.

    Some of the main tactics used were:

    Copying his homepage content on multiple crap sites
    Porn website links
    Porn Anchor
    Anchor Text spam
    General garbage links.

    We had so many links to go through, it was insane but we finally did it, waited 2 months as some links will naturally get deleted which technically shows you are deleting links in google eyes. We then went ahead and disavowed nearly his whole link profile.

    We finally got this message 1 month after the reconsideration request:

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    One of the biggest things I found was making sure every toxic link was deleted. If you have spammed the living shit out of your site then just start over. Google rejected my request 3 times before I realized, well shit I am going to have to just go for it and disavow every link I find through webmaster,ahrefs and majesticseo.

    Although, if you are a local Business and you have been spammed then think of your main clients that may have linked out and then just do a check for all the local listings you have before disavowing. Once you have removed them, then just disavow everything. Only do this if you have a silly amount of links pointing to your site. If it's a small link profile then it's easy to go through the links yourself and fix it.


    The site that had negative SEO done is sitting back at number one for a keyword that gets 250,000 searches a month btw. :)
     
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  2. TheUnborn

    TheUnborn Elite Member

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    Excellent news for you client, you should consider offering services recovering from NSEO soon.
     
  3. PrinceVisi

    PrinceVisi Elite Member

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    Thats great news.

    I hope your paycheck was a 5 figure one for such a big achievement and visitor potential.
     
  4. cataratas

    cataratas Junior Member

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    That sounds like extraordinary diligence on your part.

    You must have drawn a rather deep breath before embarking on such a task.

    I tip my hat to you.

    I suspect your personal sense of outrage inspired you as much as the paycheck.

    Well done indeed.
     
  5. pompano

    pompano Power Member

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    I got a nice bonus :p
     
  6. pompano

    pompano Power Member

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    Well, I have been with this client for 3 - 4 years. Had the site ranking for terms that were getting him over 600,000 pageviews a month. I was pretty pissed feeling like it was my own site that was getting hit with NSEO. So when the message came through on Webmasters, I physically punched the air and was so happy. :)
     
  7. Tosmekop

    Tosmekop Supreme Member

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    You are, indeed, quite worthy of a CONGRATULATIONS!
    You've done very well.
     
  8. miluge

    miluge Regular Member

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    Congrats buddy! May I PM you out ? I have a client in that case too, and I will be more than delighted to have a few tips :D