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How to remove bad links?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Boost My Name, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. Boost My Name

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    Hello BHW'er,

    I have some problems with my blog site and found out some bad links like porn directory, 404 and gaming. Can anyone help me how to remove bad links manually?


    Thanks,
    Boost My Name
     
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    we need to contact each website owner to remove the link. This is what we call "Link Removal Requests". Few webmasters won't respond to our requests so we need to prepare disavow file & upload at GWT account to not consider these backlinks. Hope this will be helpful.
     
  5. tojamie

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    Collect your inbound links from Aherfs & Majestic SEO Tools. Contact webmaster (backlinks) for link removal request. After completion final stage mail to Google for re-consideration. Then your site will be fresh & unique too.

    Cheers :)
     
  6. WebMeUp

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    To manually remove the links:

    1. Get the whole list of your site backlinks. For that, go to Google Webmaster Tools. On the website Dashboard, go to Search Traffic => Links to Your Site => Who links the most => More. Click Download more sample links. All of these services provide you with different backlinks so you need to combine the reports and remove duplicate URLs if there are any.

    2. Evaluate each of your backlinks and find those which can be potentially harmful. Doing it manually can take a lot of time, if there are many backlinks to review. If you're looking for free services, try Netpeak Checker which can evaluate backlinks in bulk by multiple parameters. WebMeUp does that too, BTW.

    3. Contact webmasters of each potentially harmful website asking them to remove links to your website.

    4. Straight from Google guidelines: If you?ve done as much work as you can to remove spammy or low-quality links from the web, and are unable to make further progress on getting the links taken down, you can disavow the remaining links. In other words, you can ask Google not to take certain links into account when assessing your site.

    5. For that, create a file containing only the links you want to disavow, and upload this to Google at https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/disavow-links-main. Note that your file should be in .txt format and contain only the links you want to disavow ? one link per line.
    Do NOT!!! submit a file with all links to your website.
    If you want Google to ignore all links from an entire domain, add the line "domain:example.com". It's also recommended that your text file includes additional info about these links, like comments about when you contacted the webmaster and what was the result. Start comment lines with the "#" character.

    5. Submit reconsideration request to Google if your website got penalized for unnatural link building.

    Check out additional info at https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/2648487?hl=en.
     
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    Google disavow won't even remove the links in most cases anyways.
     
  9. ezine.writer

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  10. frelancexpertah

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    Nice work! Thats works really. Can you give me another tutorial about it in details?
     
  11. newstjc

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    Also you need to save the emails and show them to Google to proof that you sent the request.
     
  12. XsiDali

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    I dont know if this is right place but how to remove link listed on google search? Its not my site but it is related to friend of mine in a bad way... woudnt be so pissed if thats true but it is first link and we dont know how to remove it... i know we could try rank some sites and make many acc on some sites but its first link when you type his name...
     
  13. itsashaunparty

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    I'd expect a few month wait.