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Website Hit by GSA Spam - Disavow or Ignore?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by hippo123, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. hippo123

    hippo123 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Went through one of my money sites today and saw that it was hit by a GSA spam of Viagra, Nike, Chinese Anchor text.

    Question is, should I start disavowing or just leave them the way it is?

    Did some further research and I saw some niches whereby the top money site is surviving well even with these anchor texts. So I am not sure if I should disavow TBH.
     
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    kickthat Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just because a competitor site is still ranking with these anchors means nothing. You can't know whether they have disavowed those links - it is one of the problems with backlink checker tools.
     
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  3. nakamura

    nakamura Senior Member

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    I got hit by Neg. SEO for one of my sites two months ago. Anchors full with "f**k you", "motherf*ucker" and "dont mess with the competition" :D

    It didn't have any negative effect, actually the opposite. I didn't disavow them and wouldn't do. I got some bad experiences with that.
     
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  4. MisterF

    MisterF Moderator-In-Training Jr. VIP

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    You could disavow, but if your site is powered by PBNs you risk exposing these.
    If it's not affected your rankings, ignore mate.
     
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  5. hippo123

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    Yeah thanks guys.. Gonna observe a little while more and see if this have any negative rankings effects what so ever.
     
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    yes if you get any negative effect then you can disavow the links
     
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    Any update on this?