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Has google updated its page on "can a competitor harm you rank"

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by elvis1973, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. elvis1973

    elvis1973 Power Member

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    Actually I think they said 'almost' or in 'most cases' or something similar. Whatever it was, it was not stated 100% that competitors could not damage your site. I always felt it was worded in a way to cover themselves because they don't really know the answer themselves.
     
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    May mattcutts didnt know about Negative SEO, But we know it :cool:
     
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    Bookmark that page. They've been constantly revising the verbiage on that page since late February this year (I see they did the last revision just yesterday). Gee, I wonder why. :D

    The original verbiage (a long time ago) was "nothing a competitor could do (etc)"; they added the qualifier "almost nothing a competitor could do (etc)" a while back. Now, it reads like it does today:
    lmao, yeah, you go contact those 33,000 sites Webmaster and get those 200,000 live spam links removed. just say "please" :D:rolleyes:
     
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    Wow. Definitely this is going to be future ^^
     
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    Best thing you can do to harm your competition's rank is convince them that white hat principles are the only effective format of SEO... since x algorithm on x random date :p
     
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    Google just literally admitted negative SEO.
     
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    Yup, this is basically them saying that it can be done.... and if it can be done, it will be done.