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Is there a way to check if a site used blackhat SEO techniques?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TheOutlier, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. TheOutlier

    TheOutlier Registered Member

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    How can one check to see if a site used blackhat SEO techniques to increase their rankings in Google? Is there some sort of tool that displays where their backlinks are coming from?
     
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    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    Urmmm...not that I am aware of
     
  3. seapunk

    seapunk Registered Member

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    Nope, I don't think backlink checkers exist.
     
  4. IceHD

    IceHD Power Member

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    Manual work + brain + experience = best detection system
     
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    Well if there was a simple way google would use it to kick all these blackhatter out of their search results.
     
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    cloudyseo Junior Member

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    To check the backlinks profile of a website you can use https://majestic.com/ or https://ahrefs.com/
    However, it requires manual evaluation of those backlinks to see if they are blackhat or not. This requires certain expertise and you should either pay someone to do this analysis for you or learn how to do it yourself.
     
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    This, You have to know what your looking for, otherwise I don't think there is a blackhat alarm anywhere.
     
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    It might be done by the Experience and Intelligence. But, Not any tool has been discovered or invented yet!!!
     
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    Franklin Hattchet Senior Member

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    Bit of manual work is the only way :)
     
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    bazaartrade Newbie

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    Use backlink checker tools to analyze backlink types and pay close attention to link velocity and average links obtained in a period of time.
     
  12. SirKonstantine

    SirKonstantine Junior Member

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    It depends on what blackhat technique their using. Cloaking? backlinks? sneaky redirects?

    If you're asking because you want to see examples, google "buy viagra" tons there.

    -SirKonstantine
     
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    Head-Storming is the only way.. If you know SEO, you will know how they are doing it and with a punch of intellect you can nail it down
     
  14. RuthSam

    RuthSam Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    To check the backlink profile may be your best chance to check it. If you have experience in the Blackhat field you will quickly figure it out!
     
  15. Initial Effort

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    Majestic and Ahrefs are the two tools I'd recommend for checking backlinks. There are small discrepancies between the two however, but using both typically uncovers close to hundred percent of links.

    Techniques are usually earned through testing, drawing your own conclusions and exploting what you have learned.