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Do you attack competition and negative comments, and how??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by neutralhatter, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. neutralhatter

    neutralhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I have a client who contacted me because on a forum someone complained about his services that he has not been on time.
    Whenever someone looks for the company they bump in to that forum on the second place in G00lge.

    I've seen some people here on BHW say that if I place some links on that forum page towards porn and hackforums and blast it with a few thousand profile links with "sex" in the anchor it will probably be sandboxed.

    But on the same page, the name of the company is there and also a link to the company website.

    Do you think this is a smart strategy or is there any better way ?

    And what would you do in this situation ?
     
  2. cyberzilla

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    This is very risky! I would stay away from doing this. They may get sandboxed, but there is possibility for the page to come back anytime outranking your client site. This will ruin the business further! You can do two things here..

    1. Register to that forum and post a positive reply to that post explaining what went wrong and how the client is doing now.

    2. You can outrank forum pages easily as they usually lack in SEO. Constantly build links to your client site as well as the other sites ranking in top 10 except that forum post. Slowly that forum post will be pushed down in SERPs.
     
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  3. neutralhatter

    neutralhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    thanks given cyberzilla. I'm trying to follow that path right now. Since it's a low competition keyword, I hope to beat it.

    any other input is welcome.
     
  4. neutralhatter

    neutralhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    no extra input on this one?

    there must be people who've been in the same situation before
    And since there are people offering reputation management (with removal of bad comments)... I guess we all come across such situations sooner or later i guess?
     
  5. Lecca

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    You can ask your client to contact the forum owner and ask him politely to remove the thread or even offer him some money. IMO, this is the best route to follow.
     
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  6. SuperLinks

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    I literally just posted an answer to a question similar to this on another thread so I'll post it in here as well. Keep in mind that I wouldn't "bump" the thread by leaving a good review. Gives Google more reason to bump the thread even higher.

    Remember when you bump a thread, it gets closer to the "root" of the domain, which means that PR can flow easier to your thread, thus giving it a chance to rank even higher.

    Tough situation to be in, but your gonna need to get VERY creative here. Reputation management is tough, especially in your case, considering the bad review is on a .GOV.

    Plain and simple you will not get anywhere building content to your own website. Google generally gives 1 SERP listing, and potentially 2 or 3 depending on if the internal pages are worth while enough. Adding more content to your own site isn't the answer.

    You will need a budget here and a good one at that to push down a .GOV. Find popular pay per post services, these are services in which you can get a post on a popular blog/domain. There are also a ton of bloggers that offer 'sponsored posts' on extremely popular blogs that have incredible PR. You can find some for $200 - $700 ++ PER POST. Now whats important is to have KILLER content written about your site, with your business name as the post title and maybe even something catchy that will attract click throughs from the search engines. Click throughs are huge in gaining top spots in the search engine.

    After getting roughly 10 or so of these, you'll need to perform an extensive paid link campaign and link building campaign to those blog posts that you just paid for. Don't even hold back here, if your business is truly worth it then cough up the money for a solid link building campaign for these blog posts that you just got. Go out and find some private link brokers that have incredible links such as PR6,7,8,9 homepage links. You can get some for around $200-300/mo. Buy one for each post that you just made, and a few if you can cough up the expense for a little while. Yes, this will be expensive but this method will work.

    I'm speaking from experience here, I ran a $50,000/mo. reputation management campaign for a HUGE company that ended up getting shut down by the government. I won't name the company, but it turns out they were a huge scam. At the time, no one really knew it. We took the front page and cleaned it up using the methods I described in this post.​
     
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  7. KraftyKyle

    KraftyKyle Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Competition made the bad review or an actual customer? People have the right to write reviews on companies. If you can't meet their needs, you shouldn't expect good reviews. You can counter it by creating more fake reviews but make them positive. Even the highest quality products get bad reviews, but the good reviews mask the bad one.
     
  8. wrangler

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    I need some female traffic too, to 127.0.0.1, please.
     
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  10. liquidx

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    You could also try building web 2.0's to outrank him on that second page to push that forum down.....
     
  11. wrangler

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    Pls to check PMB. I am having extra special deal for you Mr Boats Sir.
     
  12. wrangler

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    I jsut realised I posted this reply in the wrong thread. Oh well, that was random.
     
  13. euhero

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    How is he a Scammer? He got high reputation on BHW. can you give us further detail?