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How to harm a copycat ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by HostStage, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. HostStage

    HostStage Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Hi

    Here is my story :

    Someone asked me some help to set up his forum. As i'm everything except selfish i've decided to provide some advices and to give him technical way to do things he wants.

    Then, several months later (that lead us to yesterday) i've realisde that he has copied my whole forum. Almost same domain name, same categories, same members nick (Premium, VIP and so on) same topics, and same way of work.

    My website is dealing with hotspot ID to get free wifi in france. But as people changed password a lot, they have to send X messages to get them. MOre they post, more secure and private is the ID.

    He is doing the exact same -_-.

    Ok, I'm not here to tell my story, but i'm here to make him out of google ? Is there any advice to be efficient quick and sharp ?

    I know he sucks at SEO, but i don't want people to find him even when they type his domain

    I don't have Xrumer to over spam of backlinks but i'm ready to pay a few bucks to get this done.
     
  2. nufaman

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    Yawn... another lame "my site sucks, so how do I get rid of my competitor" thread...

    Pathetic
     
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  3. HostStage

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    I don't care about competitors, but i helped him to copy my site ... I'm feeling used here ...

    So, pathetic you keep that for yourself tx, i'm asking for tips, advices, help you don't want to provide it, you don't answer, it is as simple as that...

    I hate people when they feel like god judging other's work with no clue.
     
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  4. bertbaby

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    Focus your positive energies on your own site rather than wasting energy on a negative campaign against a single competitor. It's a big Internet world out there and you will always have more than once competitor. It cracks me up the way people get so focused on a single competitor and make it so personal. I wish my IM competitive landscape was that simple.

    Focus on your own; you'll get better results as well as better karma.
     
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  5. HostStage

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    That's a more relevant answer thanks !

    But as I said competitors is not the real problem, i own a webhoster (what a lame, it sucks i suck, i know ;) ) and there are tons competitors but it is a fair battle, and i'm not try to get rid of them.

    But this guy, steal my time to make his website the very same as mine.

    He has no visits compared to mine but I want him to vanish from google.
     
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    chi llll send him pizza,coke and a letter to do not copy your forum.that will do :D
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
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    Uhhh... spamming bad links to sandbox the comp is the lamest asshat practice I know. It can infact sandbox the competitor, but itll backfire soon after he goes out of sandbox.

    If doing that worked, the web would be a backlink war.

    Most of us here do NOT approve such behaviour.

    If he sucks at SEO, then do better than him instead of trying to blow him out of the water.
     
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    "Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."

    — Mario Puzo (The Godfather)

    or in other words:

    "it's just business nothing personal..."
     
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    Don't blast him with xrumer lol as it could easily backfire.
     
  10. HostStage

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    Done, I'm sorry I don't have the same strengh of words in my langage.

    Anyway, I think you guys provide the answer with more sense than the first one.

    To BackRat, actually you're right, if people start to do that it would be so much harder for everyones.

    I'll let that go then even if i'm still a little pissed... (I'll work on my Marlon Brando's attitude ;) )

    For the ones who the topic bothered, i'm sorry, just try to be more understandive.

    Topic closed thanks for the advices.
     
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  11. vicky00

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    Well think positively and do some tricks... But if you really want to get rid of your tension.. Why don't you try reverse SEO?
     
  12. HostStage

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    Actually thanks to you guys, I did focus back on my good energy and here what i've succeeded to do :

    I've wrote an email to the copycat peacefully and ask him to take my rss blog's flux and put it as post on his forum.

    He agrees :)

    The other choice he has, is to put a banneer of my webhosting service on his forum

    I really didn't expect that and it is so better than destroying him !!!

    Free backlinks, news readers and free add !!

    I'm Marolon Brando Now !!!

    THANKS A LOT !!!
     
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