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    How to konw if someone (purposely) is damaging your site with bad links?


    How can I konw if someone is damaging my site with bad links?
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    Do you have "bad links" that you didn't build?
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    If someone's trying to sink you - it's normally pretty obvious. They normally don't go into it half heartedly. I've seen it on two occasions, both being thousands of adult links.

    With one of them, it did successfuly sink the business... they actually got a manual penalty (no idea how as it's obvious the owner wouldn't create these links), and the other wasn't touched in the slighest. Google must've caught on it was malicious and ignored the links - which is very good to know.

    Just use SpyGlass or Ahrefs, you'll know pretty soon.
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    Thanks no bad links, fortunately.
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    Hi Leonida, The best way to know is to do link audit regularly (At least once in a month). Use tools like AHREFs (Paid but very good) and or Google Search Console (Free and easy) to check the backlinks your website is getting. Check it properly to find out any unwanted and or spam links. by looking to your link profile you'll definitely know if somebody is trying to harm you by linking your website on spam sites. Send emails to the webmasters of those domain and ask them to delete links immediately. If they don't reply then go ahead and disavow all those links.
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    How can I konw if someone is damaging my site with bad links?

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