11 Jun '13, 12pm

Google: Common Disavow Link Tool Mistakes

Google's Matt Cutts posted a video the other day explaining the top six or so mistakes that SEOs and webmasters make when using the disavow tool . By far, the most common mistake is uploading anything but text (TXT) files. Many upload Word documents or Excel files, they should not - you should only upload TXT files. Here is the video followed by the six most common disavow tool mistakes: (1) File you upload should be a regular text file only. No syntax, etc. People often upload word docs, excel spreadsheets, etc. Just upload a text file. (2) Typically, the first attempt by users are to be very specific and fine tuned with their individual urls. Instead use a domain: command and disavow the whole site. That is often better. See our machete story . (3) Wrong syntax is another common issue, use the right syntax. (4) Do not write the story on why you are disavowing in the disa...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-disavow-mistakes-16912...

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