I’ve found that the best way to find spam links is to use a free tool like LinkChecker or LinkAssistant. These tools will then help you identify any broken links that you might have. Not only does this save time, but it also ensures that you’re not linking to spammy sites with your content.
In order to find the spam links you’re linking to, use a free tool like LinkChecker or LinkAssistant. These tools will then help you identify any broken links that you might have. Not only does this save time, but it also ensures that you’re not linking to spammy sites with your content.
What’s the difference between a spammy and a non-spammy link?
Spammy links are links that are generated by automated systems. Spammy links come from people looking to sell or advertise to you. The quality of these links can make or break your business, and they can be incredibly frustrating for website owners when they are being shared without permission.
Non-spammy links, on the other hand, come from real people looking to share relevant information about your brand with their friends. These relationships add value to your website and help promote it further.
When a non-spammy link is shared, especially if it’s a paid promotion, it’s actually very hard for us to do anything about it. We have no ability to remove the link and we have no control over how it looks in Google search results because we don’t know who created the link or which other websites are linking back to it. It’s almost as if it was being generated entirely by automation!
Is there a way to find out if a link is spam or not?
Whether you’re a small business or an online marketer, you probably have a lot of links on your website. The best links will bring in more traffic than the junkiest ones.
But how do you know which links are spam and which ones are not? There’s no easy way to figure this out, but there are some ways to determine if a link is spam or not. One common way is by checking the domain ownership. You can use tools like DomainShakr to see who owns the domain where your link is pointing to.
What can you do when you find out that you’re linking to spam?
Spammers don’t care about your brand. They just want to get you to click on their links and, in return, make money. And with a little bit of technical know-how, they can do that pretty easily.
The first thing you need to do is look at your link profile. If you’re seeing a lot of spammy links everywhere, it’s time to take action.
Spammers are extremely good at creating fake accounts through social media sites, such as Facebook or Twitter, then they start linking to them on sites like Reddit and YouTube. The goal here is to share the link with lots of people who don’t care about your product or service but will just go ahead and click on it anyway because they feel like it’s free and funny.
They also use fake email addresses so that when people actually go through the link, a message will pop up saying “Hi there! Here’s my unique email address!” and then someone actually enters the information into an email address book or similar tool and sends that person an email for free (or for a very small fee).
How can I avoid linking to spam in the future?
The problem is that many link networks are not designed to prevent spammy links from appearing. That means if a business links to a high-quality site, such as one of your competitors, it may be possible for the business owner to create a high-quality website, with all kinds of extra features, and have it ranked highly in search engines.
If you’re using an ad network like Adsense or Google AdWords (which I’ll be covering in the next post), you have the ability to set up the best possible ad placement and target the right audience. But if you’re using another type of link network, such as Shareaholic, then you don’t have that control over your ads. This can lead to more spammy links appearing on your page.
To avoid this situation in the future, use a link building tool like InLinkz or Yoast and follow these simple steps:
1) Put your desired keyword in the title of your site: For example, let’s say we want to build a site about scrapbooking for people who make scrapbook pages. If we do this correctly, our page will be called “Scrapbooking” and we can rank our page well in searches related to “
Last Updated on January 15, 2022
Aires Loutsaris is a content marketing specialist working with some of the world’s biggest VC funded startups and eCommerce companies. He has 15 years of experience in organic search optimisation and content writing with over 2500 students enrolled in his Udemy SEO course. An ex-head of two award-winning agencies, he has lectured at the University of the Arts, London College of Fashion on content marketing and has consulted for all three of the Universities he studied at: The Open University, The University of Hull and Kings College University of London. Feel free to connect with Aires on LinkedIn or Facebook.