Negative SEO Checks

Need to recover from a Negative SEO attack?

We can help you detect and overcome negative SEO

If you suspect your site has been sabotaged by negative SEO tactics, you probably want to know what to do next. The good news is you can reverse the effects but here’s the catch: you need someone who knows what they’re doing. We’re a small team of ranking recovery specialists and we’ve seen every negative SEO trick in the book. We’ve rescued dozens of victims with cost-effective recovery plans.

If you need to fight back against negative SEO, get in touch or give us a call on +44 (0) 3301 333480.


What is negative SEO?

If your rankings have taken a mysterious plunge with no obvious explanation, you may suspect you’ve been targeted by negative SEO tactics. Negative SEO is the deliberate manipulation of the way the search engines view your website in order to slash your rankings. 

The most basic tactic is to spam a site with dodgy links. An unscrupulous competitor can buy spammy links by the thousands for as little as $5 and direct them all to your site, carpet bombing your rankings and putting you in the firing line for a Google penalty. This used to be a common irritant for business owners but thankfully it’s much easier to manage now by link cleaning and link monitoring.

Negative SEO has gotten more sophisticated over time – and more difficult to detect. The search engines place a huge emphasis on quality, trustworthiness and popularity. More importantly, the method they use to rank sites is not infallible. Saboteurs can use this to cripple a site’s rankings by making them look bad.

Their tactics can include artificially lowering a sites relative click-through rate from search with bots that repeatedly Google important keywords and then click repeatedly on any search result that isn’t your site, sending search engines the false signal that users are ignoring your site. That might lead them to rank your website lower because they think your site doesn’t give users what they want.

What can we do?

You may suspect you’ve been the target of an attack. You may even have evidence. Unfortunately, having proof might not alleviate the damage done to your rankings.

We specialise in analysing and diagnosing ranking drops, with our Forensic SEO experts manually poring over every aspect of your site from your content to your code. If your site has been sabotaged, we’ll find the problem.

Once we understand what’s causing the drop, we work with you to establish a clear plan to recover your rankings.

We can adapt our methods to suit your budget and capabilities, but they may include a robust link cleaning process, getting a manual penalty lifted, and establishing a long-term strategy to strengthen the security of your site so that similar attacks will have less impact in the future.

With the right plan in place, you can recover from negative SEO and reclaim your place in the search engines.

If you’d like to enquire about our negative SEO analysis services, click on the button below, complete our contact form or give us a call on +44 (0) 3301 333480.

Forensic SEO

Recovering from a catastrophic traffic loss requires a laser-sharp understanding of your site’s inner and outer mechanisms. We put over 100 distinct components of your site under the microscope, producing a detailed analysis of your historic search visibility, dissecting your analytics data and working with enterprise-level software to find where the problem is exactly all so we can fix your rankings quickly, without disrupting the day-to-day running of your site.

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Link Penalties

If spammy inbound links have caused your site to be devalued or pushed into the crosshairs of Google Penguin, we can provide a complete link penalty service: a profiling, cleaning, disavowal and reconsideration service that's guaranteed to decontaminate your site. We run a meticulous assessment of your links, identifying the risks, taking steps to clean the links causing you problems, and submitting a detailed reconsideration request on your behalf.

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Content Penalties

One of the most important keys to search engine success is your content. If you’ve received a manual content penalty or if your rankings have taken a plunge at the same time as a Google Panda update, then you may need a specialist content penalty and Panda recovery service to get you back on track. We provide a content audit and planning service to help get your content up to scratch, your penalty lifted, your rankings back to where they were, and your site secured for the future.

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Getting your rankings back requires two things: a complete understanding of the problem and an actionable plan to recover from it. Our Forensic SEO experts have created numerous cost-effective recovery plans to help businesses get back on their feet after suffering a devastating loss in search engine traffic. Whether you’ve received a penalty or you’re getting attacked by malware or competitor tactics, or the problem is with your site, we’ll come up with a recovery plan that will fix the issue and help secure your rankings for the future.

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