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Anyone affected by the Penguin refresh happening right now?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mishti, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. mishti

    mishti Registered Member

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  2. regmant

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    Yeah, one of my sites tanked overnight.
     
  3. DarkMeta

    DarkMeta BANNED BANNED

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    mine is still on its position...........
     
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    It's strange,a completely whitehat site went down 10+ positions while some penalised BH ones rised to no.1 again.
    This update it's interesting,we'll see what happens next :)
     
  5. gunur

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    One site from page 2 to nowhere
    One site from page 2 to page 17
     
  6. daves00000

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    One of my ecommerce sites which had 8 keywords page 1 and has had for the past 3 years has been wiped out...
     
  7. cocococo

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    No change from the clients I have here, I saw the shuffling going on last night, just got a pm from someone that their site tanked, gotta have a look on that. Here we go again google updates

    Btw, one of my site moved to no 1 now.
     
  8. CoolAsh

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    slight decrease in traffic, but not significant enough
     
  9. hotguy640

    hotguy640 Senior Member

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    affected to my site also
     
  10. danutz9100

    danutz9100 Newbie

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    I was affected today, I entered the sandbox with a 9-month old site...
     
  11. gorang

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    Yes, seeing 3 or 4 sites getting hit. I'm not a happy camper. I just don't see the logic in these updates really.

    Site A is exactly the same as site B, Site A gets hit, Site B does not.
     
  12. yogi31286

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    not yet.. but i am just waiting for Google's hammer now.

    If they sandbox me then i'll be changing my source of traffic totally from organic..

    Will start targetting social media, email marketing, video marketing etc to get traffic which are very much controllable than this F*cking G :AR15firin
     
  13. Velenterprise

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    My sites are not affected so far. But I am sure Google will be rolling out more soon.
     
  14. cool.dude123

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    all my sites have improved and I am now in the top 200 for a keyword I wasn't even ranking for before.
     
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    I lost most traffic from big Gay :D
     
  16. dollarzz

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    Anyone noticed the same as me?

    On one rankings dropped out of top 100 for some keywords, some kw's where the same no change.

    So what happened when I looked closer, the base url www.example.com was removed from the serps. Not my inner pages they are still ranking the way they where with their keywords.

    Strange
     
  17. seoexperttools

    seoexperttools Registered Member

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    Anywhere i go, 90% of people are crying and screaming about the lost ranking while only 0.3% of the sites are affected.
     
  18. monchichi

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    WRONG ! 0,3% of the search queries are affected ina MAJOR way. Affected sites % is way higher.
     
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    Google has its deadline to meet to push all products on Google Shopping to paid listings by 10/17/2012. As Google twists retailer's arms even harder, Google's profits shall rise. An evil machine Google has become. No recoveries for me, but yet more damage to product centered sites. I'm not surprised in the slightest.
     
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    Yes had a good few sites dropped, some french ones too.

    The sad thing is some of the sites that have moved up are more spammy than mine.