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Google Denies Negative People Or Organizational Associations Can Downgrade Rankings

Google’s John Mueller was asked if Google’s algorithm can associate negative factors with people or organizations that would lead the unrelated site to be downgraded in their search results. John said he doesn’t believe Google has such an algorithm but then explores other possibilities. At the 27:32 mark into the video hangout, a site owner […]

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Google: You Can Ignore Negative SEO Threats

Google’s John Mueller said it again, you can ignore negative SEO threats, attacks, blackmail and other manipulative attempts to get you to do something you do not want to do. John simply said on Twitter “You can just ignore it.” Here are the tweets: You can just ignore it. — ð John ð (@JohnMu) December […]

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Here’s how to monitor for negative SEO

Combat spammy inbound links, affiliate hijacking and scraping content to avoid negative impacts on your rankings. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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The future of negative SEO, Part 6

Now that you know how to identify, prevent, stop and recover from a Negative SEO attack, here’s a look toward possible future threats you should arm yourself to fight. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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SearchCap: Google recipe clipboards, ad testing and negative SEO

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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How to recover from a negative SEO attack – Part 5

As our series continues, we look at the cleanup process and show how to recover content, links and user signals after being hit by negative SEO. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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How to defend yourself against an ongoing negative SEO campaign — Part 4

There are a variety of ways to unmask people targeting your site with a negative SEO campaign. In Part 4 of our six-part series, contributor Joe Sinkwitz outlines common attack methods and how to shut them down. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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SearchCap: Google Search Console, negative SEO & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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How to be proactive and prevent a negative SEO campaign — Part 3

There is no such thing as being negative SEO-proof, says contributor Joe Sinkwitz. All you can do is take steps to lessen the probability of becoming a victim. Here’s how to reduce attack vectors and protect your site. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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How to determine if you’ve been hit by negative SEO

Knowing you’ve been hit by a negative SEO campaign is crucial to fighting it. Contributor Joe Sinkwitz outlines the tools and steps you can take to figure out if you’ve been targeted. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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SearchCap: Google updates ad settings, negative SEO & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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