Link Spammed Google for a Specific Period? Matt Cutts Recommends Mass Disavow!

Dec 10, 2013 | 869 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Matt Cutts' recent Webmaster video was an answer to "How a site can recover from a period of link spamming?"

Citing an example of Interflora, Cutts said that Google penalized the website for buying links for 11 days. But, the question now comes, how can a website penalized by Google get its rankings back in 11 days?

Instead of giving a specific answer to the question, Matt explained the process in a general sense. He suggests disavowing the bad links considering them as a payback and also disavowing all the links that might be paid. Using the domain level disavow option is better than disavowing a single link at a time. Matt said that you should use the disavow tool like a machete.

So, if you have bought links between a specific date range, you can disavow them at domain level. If not all, at least most of the links acquired between the date ranges can be removed.

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Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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