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Bad Neighborhood - SEO Glossary

Algorithm - SEO Glossary

A bad neighborhood is the name given to a single web site or a collection of web sites that either use spam techniques or host material that is deemed to be of an unethical nature. To have your site associated with one of these types of sites can cause your site to slip in rankings, when requesting a link from a site or linking to a site make sure the site is what you deem to be ethical.