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Remove a negative article.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by curphey, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. curphey

    curphey BANNED BANNED

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    I owned a business that went under and an article was posted by an unhappy customer on a major forum. When my name is Google's its front and center. I emailed the forum and offer money to take it down and got no response. Any thoughts on what to do?
     
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    tnhomestead Regular Member

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    Just do enough seo on some other articles to push it down to page 2 or 3
     
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  3. curphey

    curphey BANNED BANNED

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    I'm not an seo Guy but I bet I could make that happen thanks!
     
  4. SmileAtmyWins

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    Create some articles on some of the more popular web/article sites. Like Care2, etc. Then Scrapebox blast them to the top. I'd advise around 20 articles, then blast them. I mean, it does seem a little excessive, however, I did do that once for a client and it did work. So. Just my few cents.
     
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  5. ConversionKing

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    I handle these kind of situations all the time. I'll help you out for some positive rep. Pm sent.
     
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  6. bananaman5000

    bananaman5000 Regular Member

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    create accounts at all major web 2.0

    yourbusiness.tumblr.com
    yourbusiness.blogspot.com
    twitter/yourbusiness
    facebook/yourbusiness
    squidoo/yourbusiness ?? i think
    yourbusiness.livejournal

    obviously find more than this, post some original content and link them all together, like in the tumblr post link to twitter, etc.

    spend about $15 on fiverr ordering link blasts

    watch your problem go away
     
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  7. jsherloc

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    Try a few of the strategies mentioned in "Step 3" of the following guide (some similar to what has been suggested here) and you should see some positive results. In addition to creating new unique "positive" content, see if you can just throw some links at already existing positive or "neutral" websites about you/your business/brand when you were running it. Any existing news articles, profiles, press releases, blogs etc that already rank high can often be pushed higher and help knockdown the unwanted result back to the nether-regions of Google.

    A Basic Guide To Online Reputation Management
     
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  8. mikeoff

    mikeoff Junior Member

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    How about blasting that 'bad review' with 1000's of Scrabebox comments using exact match anchor text, so Google will penalize it? I think it would work...
     
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  9. ice41

    ice41 Power Member

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    That would work, wonder if how long and how much energy would be needed?
     
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  10. curphey

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    I really appreciate the help guys! Im doing the web2.0's now and then paying for fiverr links! Ill let you guys know how it goes.
     
  11. Jack777

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    1. Send a message to the sub-forum admin (Not the main admin) and check whether he could take it down in exchange for few bucks.
    2. Hire some reputation management company who would do SEO and bring a bunch of web 2.0 sites in first page and move the forum thread to 2nd page.
     
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  12. gorang

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    This will likely only strengthen the page for several reasons.
     
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  13. Trojan12

    Trojan12 Junior Member

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    Buy domains related to your bad keyword. e.g: yourbusinessnamesabusivekeyword.com, .net, info, and post lot of positive content [Unique IP, Domain owner], Build web 2.0 sites and then Buy SEO services, Blast both web 2 and the sites you built and try to out rank the negative site. It will take time but can be done.
     
  14. artificial_genius

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    Look at all the other sites ranking on page 1/page 2/page 3 and send a ton of blackhat links to get them up to #1. Since they are already ranking (hopefully with a good backlink profile) they can probably take the abuse, and if one of them can't, you still have the other 28 sites in the top 30 to work with.
     
  15. B. Friendly

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    I'd be interested in finding out if this works.
     
  16. Trojan12

    Trojan12 Junior Member

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    It's called negative SEO :cool: and from what I read in few places it works.