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Google Update Targeting SAPE links?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by auw21, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. auw21

    auw21 Regular Member

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    Anyone that use SAPE links see huge drop in rankings today?
     
  2. mickyfu

    mickyfu Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Put one and one together and get 33.
     
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  3. parasitus84

    parasitus84 Regular Member

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    Yep. I noticed a huge drop yesterday.
     
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  4. Robby54

    Robby54 Regular Member

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    Me too
     
  5. SpookSEO

    SpookSEO Senior Member

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    What kind of quantity of SAPE links are you guys using to your sites?
     
  6. gorang

    gorang Elite Member

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    Glad i ditched my links a couple of weeks ago.
     
  7. BigBuddy

    BigBuddy Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I dont use sape links for my clients, but still seeing drop for few of my clients. It seems to be general update rather targeting sape link users.
     
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  8. Jlm.R

    Jlm.R Newbie

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    Using 2 sites on Sape only.. No drops over here. One keyword went from #53 to #23 today. Rest is stable.
     
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  9. alaltaierii

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    Just noticed a big drop for one of my sites. I bought some sape links few months ago for that site and now it's almost gone from google serps.:confused:

    Lucky me that I was inspired not to buy sape links for my other sites.:top:
     
  10. playingdota

    playingdota Newbie

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    yeah, maybe 10% went off from my traffic
     
  11. Aneekalam

    Aneekalam Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    My 1 KW had a huge drop down. :(
     
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  12. mikemeth

    mikemeth Power Member

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    IamBlackhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    No there was an update but not specific for SAPE its for almost all..
     
  14. 1+1=2

    1+1=2 Junior Member

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    my main competitor still dominate the first page with his SAPE links, while i'm dropped without SAPE. THis update is not about SAPE, i'm sure.
     
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  15. Robby54

    Robby54 Regular Member

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    I personally think that the main target was sape since a few weeks ago Matt Cutts acknowledged it (Indirectly):

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    I think this is one of google's shot gun updates, what I mean by that is that even though they have a specific target in mind, they never really hit the bulls eye (hence why unrelated sites gets effected):

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    But until offical word comes out, this is all speculation.
     

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  16. rohitseth

    rohitseth Junior Member

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    allenpaul123 Regular Member

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    I don't think its only sape target, there are some other platforms on target or some signals which lead to lower rankings.
     
  19. cloakndagger2

    cloakndagger2 Regular Member

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    It's not a spam update,being honest no one knew what the last update was targeting,I see it being no different for this one.
     
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    yikes. I dropped out a couple weeks ago and my SAPE test site hurled forward yesterday and today. But I also have super high quality GSA links pointed to the site... high quality = highly spun 99% and unreadable. might be the same thing to big G.