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Can competitors harm ranking? Google's Answer

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by CloneX, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    I have been reading a lot about negative seo in the past few months. after all the speculations, here comes the official word from google.

    It's a video on YT, and I can't post link. If someone can post it for me, it would be good.
     
  2. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Where is the video?
     
  3. verilix

    verilix Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Since you can't post it, what did you type in to get to the video?
     
  4. Corrupt

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    Post the video id? I doubt google will officially say anything like that in a million years.
     
  5. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    Sorry folks.. Here's the video ID: f4dAWb5jUws

    Or, type in google or YT "Can I flag spammy links to my site that I didn't create? ".
     
  6. jamunkala

    jamunkala Regular Member

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    What is Fortune 500 Brand and what if somebody is 499 or 501 ?
     
  7. manny521

    manny521 Supreme Member

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    ahh...that video was uploaded a year ago almost to the day...things have changed...
     
  8. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    Yes, but here's another thing. Google "Can competitors harm ranking? " and see the first link that's from Google Support. That one is created just a few days ago.

    And I got this info from a recent post from thelazymarketer.

    BTW: the trigger system is making me mad.. lol..
     
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  9. talkmeow

    talkmeow Regular Member

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    There are several ways you can do negative SEO to your competitors now and that is exactly why I'm working on eliminating Google from all of my IM strategies. It is the most hypocritical, shady, mismanaged company ever and they will crash and burn sooner than later.
     
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  10. jamunkala

    jamunkala Regular Member

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    Google will not fall coz some webmasters don't like it. The Reality is people know Bill Gates and People know Google, most of computer users don't even know Microsoft, some thing Windows is Easy to use that's why it is called Micro Soft.
     
  11. CloneX

    CloneX Power Member

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    I'm sorry but I don't think I got your point. :(
     
  12. Ranko Jones

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    me either, stay of the methamphetamine while typing.
     
  13. R0meo

    R0meo Senior Member

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    top 500 get green light

    other could be penalty, even top 501 ;]
     
  14. procam

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    I completely agree with this... Other traffic sources is the answer.
     
  15. piscean

    piscean Registered Member

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    It is not about just fortune 500. Negative SEO is very hard for well established sites. For sites which are not well established, negative SEO is fairly easy specially these days.