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Amazon affiliate website! Anyone able to recover after Google Fred update?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by biccinnomanus, May 24, 2017.

  1. biccinnomanus

    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    I have lost 85% visitors. According to Google Search Analytics, I was getting almost 11,000 Impressions per day and now getting below than 600 Impressions per day.

    Here what i did so far:

    1) Reduce keyword density.
    Main keyword(3 word) density 0.80-130.
    2 word keyword density 3.50-2.00(Most of them less than 3).
    1 word keyword density 4.00-2.50(Most of them less than 3.50).

    2) Remove affiliate link from first 500 words.
    My income almost has gone after this but still not any impact on google. For 2400 word article I am using only 8 affiliate link.

    3) This is not tiny website. I have more than 190+ posts and all article more than 1000+ words.

    4) Backlink Ratio:
    Naked 7% and other less than that percentage.

    I don't know what should do now. I have been editing lots of posts from last 2 months. Nothing working for me.
    Just Nothing.

    Now, I am thinking I should not waste my time on this website. I should work on new website? What do you think?
     
  2. nicefor

    nicefor Regular Member

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    I have exactly the same problem with a similar website (over 250 posts)... I have lost 50% of my traffic and with the combination of Amazon cutting commissions in my niche ended with 70% LOSS of income..

    Still trying to recover for the last 3 months and cannot find answers.

    Tried to rewrite articles, dropped kw density on page.. Nothing happens
     
  3. biccinnomanus

    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    I was getting more than 150+ visitors from Bing and Yahoo. After edit and reducing keyword density vastly I have lost Bing and Yahoo visitors too.
    And surprisingly, my most of the product category commission now only 4.5%.

    This is horrible and I have lost everything and now my income moving forward to zero.
     
  4. RiverDave

    RiverDave Registered Member

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    Same here. Tried everything. I even changed Theme and made the site 3 times faster. No change in ranking, yet. Just goes down. Every stat there is (ahrefs, majestic etc.) Is freaking good for my site. Only the ranking isn't. Except for Bing and Yahoo, they get me half my visitors by now...
     
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    bahus Regular Member

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    Do you have informative articles without affiliate links? If not try adding some, for example, if you target blue widgets in one post with affiliate links, add an informative article about blue widgets in general (no links). There is no guarantee that it'll work, but you could try.
     
  6. nicefor

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    About 50% of my articles are pure informative articles without links. I think I should try to remove a lot of affiliate links from review articles and see what will happen
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    for 3 months? my site has 60 posts, is 4 months old, and was never affected by fred. in fact it was boosted by it. anyway dont care about content. cloak your affilates. but dont be paranoid. there must be something wrong with your site structure or offpage anchor ratio (or onpage). usually its internal links when someone asks me
     
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    MrshunE Power Member

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    Do you exact anchor for internal links? Can you be more specific about it? Like how you link or anchor text them?
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    I dont use single internal anchor more than once. And i dont link useless things

    i target a lot of kws, so a lot of my internal anchors are "exact match" anyway
     
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