Protect Our WebSites from Negative SEO

cham rox

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We spend $$$$ for seo services and lots of time, to rank our websites using quality links. But our competitors can simple spend just few dollars to point thousands of dirty links to our site. So is there any steps to take as precautions to protect our sites? (other than the disvow tool)
 

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For the most part, the Google AI is smart enough to ignore these obvious attempts, and the disavow tool will eliminate the few that slip through.

Effective negative SEO is still possible (that topic is banned here so I won't elaborate), but it requires even more effort than whitehat SEO, so it's not really a viable strategy for outranking a competitor.
 

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Just keep a close eye on it, if you see an influx of links you haven't created - then just be ready.

There is so many different ways of doing it, sending 1000's of links isn't the way. But smart negative SEO can still be done.

If your niche/keywords are worth XX,XXX$ a month, then be ready. It happens to all of us.
 

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So is there any steps to take as precautions to protect our sites? (other than the disvow tool)
If you start ranking high and making good money, you have to monitor your site daily and check for any suspicious activity, as your main competitors will only want to do one thing, knock you off. This is the normal way things develop, as webmasters below #1 get too anxious to beat you.

You can monitor new links do your site in most SEO tools such as ahrefs, and disavow rapidly if needed.
 
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