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How to protect my Website from Negative SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by hokthai, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. hokthai

    hokthai Junior Member

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    If my competitors wanna outrank with Negative SEO, what Should I do to prevent this?
     
  2. dinkish

    dinkish Power Member

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    Unfortunately there's not much if anything you can do if your domain doesn't have authority.
     
  3. Numbuh362

    Numbuh362 Elite Member

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    That sucks man, sorry to hear that. One thing you can do is change your domain. You would have to restart seo again though.
     
  4. PandaDomo

    PandaDomo Senior Member

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    If you're lucky, then your existing website will have enough authority to "absorb" their negative SEO attempts.

    However, if your site isn't already established, then you're essentially screwed and there's nothing you can really do to prevent it.
     
  5. Moosey

    Moosey Senior Member

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    Well there's not much you can do to prevent it, but if they do decide to sink themselves that low, you'll have to remove the links using disavow tool. Hopefully you won't take a hit before you notice what they've done, but if you do take a hit just submit your site for reconsideration after using the disavow tool.

    Let me say this though, no matter how upset you might be after having someone ruin your site, don't look for revenge.
     
  6. dinkish

    dinkish Power Member

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    Yeah I wouldn't suggest doing negative seo to a competitor, because that just starts a whole damn war and the only ones left standing would be the sites of authority.
     
  7. Kikerinka

    Kikerinka Senior Member

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    Nothing you can do... Negative SEO industry is growing and it makes me really sad... My advice - turn to MNS, many sites with low traffic and good CPM are much better than bigger sites. Nobody is going to waste money on attacking a small site, while big site in a good niche is literally a target for NEG SEO! (speaking from experience)
     
  8. Kralj187

    Kralj187 Senior Member

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    But with all the new updates from Google, aren't they pretty much forcing us to do exactly that? I mean at the end of the day those links where you have no control at can harm you heavily. And that disavow tool is for ****. It can take months before they reject to that, but your traffic will suffer for that time being.