Negative SEO


(noun) A malicious form of SEO which is often undertaken in order to damage a competing website’s search ranking. For instance, deliberately creating inbound links from “bad neighborhood” websites such as link farms to the competing website will damage that website’s search ranking.


“We have integrity and our work speaks for itself. We will not use negative SEO tactics.”

Alternative definition: The dark side of SEO strategies.

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