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When are you relatively safe from negative SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Zevoltai, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I know sites with tons of authority are pretty hard to take down with negative SEO, but just how much of a quantifiable metric do you need to not be sandboxed with a whole bunch of porn links?
     
  2. SEOGrenoble

    SEOGrenoble Junior Member

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    I would say it is a ratio between quantity of "trusted backlinks" and quantity of bad backlinks. That's why authority websites are difficult to kill...
     
  3. Tosmekop

    Tosmekop Supreme Member

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    This question seems a bit shady...
     
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  4. Kralj187

    Kralj187 Senior Member

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    I think adult sites are the hardest to negative seo, since they have already big number of spamy links.
     
  5. Jeff Bezos

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    As long as this earth has scum, you'll never be safe.
     
  6. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Agreed.

    OP, why don't I point a bunch of Porn links to YOUR site?
    Then we can measure it precisely.
    Let me know if you want to carry out this case study.
     
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  7. DamageX

    DamageX Elite Member

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    Pretty much never.
     
  8. Apricot

    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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    If someone wants to kick you off Google THAT much, they could.
     
  9. MacallanPlease

    MacallanPlease Newbie

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    It depends on the niche when you're safe. If your top competitors have 1000 linking root domains and you have under 200-300, you can get negative SEO'd easily and your site will be an aborted baby of a website. This is the case even if all links are white hat. Reconsideration requests will take longer if they ever happen, disavow will most likely be ignored. If once you've built up a substantial backlink profile with 500+ referring domains in an industry where ~1000 ranks, then you are safe. Even if you get negative seo'd, you will be able to have your reconsideration request approved in about 2-3 weeks. Speaking from experience.
     
  10. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I'm just getting a paranoid because I reached page 1 today for a really competitive and lucrative keyword, and my competitors seem to have picture perfect keyword distributions indicating them as quite knowledgeable ;_;
     
  11. BuildMoreLinks

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    there is really no set metric to answer the question, It's like when the water will become warm and when it will start to boil? I hope you get my point.
     
  12. draperizeseo

    draperizeseo Newbie

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    I dont really think you are ever safe from negative SEO unless you target niches hat blackhatters would not care about.
     
  13. GuJJuFreak

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    I am pretending to not believe in negative SEO. If this happens with your site and you have no idea who did it, you will call google and what will google do if they get thousands of messages related to negative SEO?
     
  14. bartosimpsonio

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    It depends on who your competitor is. With a large enough budget you could probably take down any site or promote a site for negative kw's. As when Matt Cutts ranked for several bad keywords, a while ago you could just add matt and some random porn kw's and you got his site ranking first.... I think he hand edited the index to disallow his site from ranking for those kw's.

    Basically negseo works and Google is lost for as long as they intend to control linking on the WWW, they'll keep messing things up. Links should be freely bought, sold, etc, and the markets should regulate themselves, not the Google Soviet Web.
     
  15. BuildMoreLinks

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    well in most cases you can do nothing and are on the algorithmic mercy of Google, sure you can try to contact them but we all know well Google responds.
     
  16. mickyfu

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    When you are paying millions a month in Adwords.
     
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  17. DaleHarries

    DaleHarries Newbie

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    That's exactly what i thought...

    So OP erm..... When are you hitting the big red button on your GSA server? ;)