14 Jun '12, 12pm

Google Algorithms Look For Natural Links

The problem is how does Google truly know that a link is not natural? It really can't. This is definitely opening up the possibility of NEG SEO. Lets say a competitor puts up some awesome linkbait! and you get annoyed and see people are linking to it naturally. So you order 250k worth of blog comments at your competitors awesome linkbait page (should only cost you about $35 at fiverr). Will Google now discredit that whole page? maybe the site? Because thousands of "bad links" have been hammered at it. Sure there are some nice "natural" links going there but there are an overwhelming number of "bad" links. How does Google know who built those links? How does it know what is natural and what isn't? In my NEG SEO example above there could possibly be a situation where something goes viral and gets 250k blog comments "naturally" in a short amount of time (not likely but possib...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-natural-links-15298.html

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