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Please Help - Malicious website is ruining reputation

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ETHER34L, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. ETHER34L

    ETHER34L Newbie

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    I am new to SEO and though I have been researching for the last month or so I feel like I am no closer to grasping the magnitude of SEO. One of my good friends pointed me to BHW and if anyone can provide me with insight i feel this is the community to do it.

    About a month back a family member calls me in tears and says they lost a job offer because the company googled her name and the 4th hit was a (crappy) wordpress site created for one goal - to ruin her reputation. I was shocked when I saw the site, I did some research it became clear the owner of the domain is paying for backlinks to bump them up in search. I know who is responsible for the site and I was shocked that they would actually put money into something so petty.

    I am not looking for an unethical solution as I am a big fan of accomplishing goals that can merit respect. I am simply looking for advice on how I can push their site down without sinking to the level of negative seo tactics. Again, I am new to this community and to SEO so any advice is greatly, GREATLY appreciated.

    -on a side note, I am new to SEO but not web development. I have never built sites that I needed (or wanted) to be highly visible through search.
     
  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yeah, hire a real pro there mate. It'll take you months/years to grasp all the stuff you need to help your friend/relative.
     
  4. bestseoservice

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    Its not SEO what you need, Its Reputation Management. I run one of the services at BHW offering ORM services, i will be glad to have a look at your case, no charge, and advise you . PM me.
    Good Luck
     
  5. redmoon

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    You would need someone skilled at SEO to do negative SEO on the site. I wouldn't consider that unethical since it's someone who is trying to ruin their reputation. Is it a blog hosted on Wordpress? If so a easy free option would be to send a DMCA takedown request but you would have be creative in wording it correctly and lie a bit. If you need help with the DMCA PM me.
     
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    I`m afraid neg SEO wouldn`t be the best choice on a web2.0 .. it`s pretty tough to bring one down, especially because they get soe strenght from the main domain. But ORM would be a lot better.
     
  7. LoftPower

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    I would suggest working with someone on this. A person who knows what they are doing so they can teach you step by step what all needs to be done.