How to Recover From Negative SEO

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If you are wondering if negative SEO has happened to your site, there are two simple ways to determine this:


If you have a notice in Google Webmaster Tools for either malware notification or unnatural link building, there is a good chance negative SEO has taken place (assuming you didn’t do any unnatural SEO to your own site).
 If your analytics data is reporting a huge drop in search traffic, there is a good chance some negative SEO happened (assuming you didn’t do anything to break Google’s webmaster guidelines).

Once you’ve determined something has happened, here’s how you go about fixing it:

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