Unnatural Links – A guide to recovery (2020 version)

Everything you need to know in order to get an unnatural links penalty removed from your site.

This book, written by Dr. Marie Haynes and one of MHC's senior SEO auditors, Dylan Adamek, is an improved version of her previous book that helped hundreds of webmasters to successfully remove a manual unnatural links penalty.

Unnatural Links Guide


The guide includes:

  • General information on what these penalties are and why your site got a manual review.
  • Information on gathering and evaluating your links.
  • Tips for link removal including an example email template to use as well as tips to help combat the common problems that arise when sending out link removal request emails.
  • Tips for using the disavow tool.
  • An example reconsideration request.
  • What to do if you fail.
  • What to expect once your penalty is lifted.

1. If you work want to get out of Google penalty jail, this is the master guide.

2. Marie and Dylan have written the SEO industry’s canonical guide on recovering from Google link penalties.

3. This is the complete expert’s guide to recovering from a Google unnatural links penalty

— Cyrus Shepard

“This is the most comprehensive link auditing / Penalty removal document that exists, period. If you ever need to remove a manual action or audit a link profile, this is an absolute must-read as it takes you step-by-step through the entire process. I would not hesitate in recommending this guide for anyone partaking in link auditing or penalty removal.”

— Paul Macnamara

We just wanted to let you know that after studying your guide and applying everything we learned, we were able to get one of our clients Manual Penalties lifted on the very first try!

Your guide Rocks!


— Colan Nielsen

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