Wonderful Tips to Recover from a Negative SEO Attack
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Updated on: 23 Jul, 2024 16:47 PM

Published Date 07 Dec, 2021 00:50 AM
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Wonderful Tips to Recover from a Negative SEO Attack

Negative SEO attack occurs when some persons take some kind of unethical measures and black hat techniques with an aim to harm the ranking of the website in the Google search. There may be a various form of negative SEO and some of the common ways by which a website can be attacked are by using bad links to the victim’s website with unrelated keywords, hacking the victim’s website by adding malicious code and also by making fake profiles with the company. That is the reason why the SEO service company in Bangalore always takes adequate measures while they are given the responsibility of enhancing the SEO ranking of a company. The digital marketing company Bangalore always makes sure that no hacker can destroy their reputation by creating a negative SEO.

Effective measures for fighting against negative SEO attack

You can follow the below-mentioned measures which will help you to recover from the negative SEO attack:

Diagnosing the problem carefully:

It is very important to find out the exact problem first before taking any measures. It is necessary to check if anyone is trying to use negative SEO by giving the back-link report or if any type of back-link is displayed in Google webmaster tool for any type of abnormal anchor test or any type of doubtful website.  

Removing the bad link:

You may get hundreds of bad links to your website. If you get such a bad link what you can do is that you have to contact the owner of each of these websites and request them to take back the link from your website. If they ignore to remove the link from your website you can take legal action at any time. Once you find the owner of the website you can easily remove the bad links from your website by requesting them to remove the links or by warning them telling that you will take legal action against them if they do not remove the bad links from their website. Apart from that, there are some tools available in the market which can help you in this regards such as Rmoov, SEO Gadget’s link clean up, Remove’em. These are some tools that will help you to identify the spammy back-links and contact the owners of the website as well as track the removal process of the bad links. 

Using Disavow tool to submit the bad links to Google or Bing:

After trying all possible measures to remove the bad links if you cannot remove it within a few weeks then what you can do is that you can submit all the remaining bad links to Google Disavow tool or Bing Disavow tool so that they do not take into account when accessing your website. However, it is important that you still try to remove the bad links from your website.

These are some essential measures with the help of which you can fight against all the bad links of the website of the victim as well as from the negative SEO attack. It is always difficult to find out whether any website has been affected by any negative SEO attack or not. This is the reason why it is always required to always remain alert from the hackers as well as the competitors. If you see a sudden fall in the Google search traffic then you may be a victim of SEO. That is the reason why you have always pay attention to the various types of traffic that are coming to your website. There are various tools available in the market that will help you to find out the details of the traffic that are coming to your website. Such types of tools are Google Analytics, Google Webmaster tools, Search metrics, SEMrush, etc. All these types of tools are very easy to use and you must use these tools to fight against the negative SEO attack.

Thus, it is very important that you conduct a back-link audit from time to time to make sure that you are not the victim of negative SEO attack and in case you find that you are the victim of negative SEO then you should take the above-mentioned measure to get rid of it.

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