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How to handle spam links?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LuRk™, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. LuRk™

    LuRk™ Registered Member

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    I'm doing work for a client and noticed a bunch of spam links with random letter anchor text such as <a href="clientsite.com">hdsajkkabd</a>. The articles are unreadable spun trash with a lot of outbound links.

    I've tried researching the best way to fix it on old bhw threads and other sites. It seems there is a lot of conflict on this. Other sites seem to favor disavowing the links. Bhw seems to be split on doing nothing and disavowing the links.

    So my question is, what would you do? Should I do anything?

    Thanks for your time.
     
  2. LuRk™

    LuRk™ Registered Member

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    No one have an opinion on this?
     
  3. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Same happened to me. Most people said to disavow. Really all u can do.
     
  4. banished

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    Disavow or ignore, whichever is easier for you.
     
  5. MuayThai

    MuayThai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If this work is for client, maybe to ask him?
    ;)
     
  6. jediwarrior

    jediwarrior Newbie

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    yeah you have a disavow tool you can use from google. just send a simple txt file
     
  7. SuperLinks

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    Disavowing links is the worst possible advice, it's a worthless tool built on pipe dreams.

    You need to remove the links in order to prevent issues with Penguin.
     
  8. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    The usual process recommended by Google is first to try to get in touch with the webmaster and ask to take down the link. If that doesn't work, disavow.