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Can Viagra backlinks damage your SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MaxTucker, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. MaxTucker

    MaxTucker Regular Member

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    Some idiot has been spamming backlinks to some of my sites high ranking pages.

    I suddenly noticed a huge jump in backlinks to my site. Upon investigation I found they all have anchor text like 'viagra' and 'penis enlargement'.

    This is obviously an attempt by some noob to get my site deranked for low quality 'viagra' backlinks.

    Should I be worried or should I not bother?

    My site is over five years old and an authority site. I have never spammed backlinks directly to my site with scrapbox or xrummer.
     
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    browsing_hosts Regular Member

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    NO it can NOT
     
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    flx89 Senior Member

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    Go to google webmaster tools and report the spammed links.
     
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  4. testdrive

    testdrive Regular Member

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    I think it is more damaging if your competitor blasted thousand of links to your site using your keyword as a sole anchor.
     
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    Na negative SEO is bullshit it doesn't actually exist.
     
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    Ste Fishkin "I'm watching you.." - Apricot Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Yes it does, but this is not how you do it.
     
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  7. MaxTucker

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    Thanks for the response everyone. My initial reaction was not to worry but I wanted to be sure.
     
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    charto03 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    over optimized would work better
     
  9. AustinWeaver

    AustinWeaver Newbie

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    It can harm you if your business is not at all connected because Viagra is considered a "bad neighborhood"
    You can use Google's new disavow tool to try and remove them
     
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    hahaha. ha. no.