Negative SEO has been a concern for many webmasters as of late. This is because if too many bad links are pointed at a website it can potentially hurt your search engine rankings. Google of course recently came out with the disavow links tool to address this, however, bad links are still being built in some cases. For certain websites this can turn into a vicious cycle of constantly disavowing bad links which competitors are pointing at a website. In the video below, Matt Cutts from Google addresses negative SEO.
Negative SEO Addressed: Matt Cutts from Google Comments
By John E Lincoln
About John E Lincoln
John Lincoln (MBA) is CEO of Ignite Visibility (a 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Inc. 5000 company) a highly sought-after digital marketing strategist, industry speaker and author of two books, "The Forecaster Method" and "Digital Influencer." Over the course of his career, Lincoln has worked with over 1,000 online businesses ranging from small startups to amazing clients such as Office Depot, Tony Robbins, Morgan Stanley, Fox, USA Today, COX and The Knot World Wide. John Lincoln is the editor of the Ignite Visibility blog. While he is a contributor, he does not write all of the articles and in many cases he is supported to ensure timely content.