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Anyone Else Seeing Their Exact Match Domains Disappear in Google?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by assphuck, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. assphuck

    assphuck Senior Member

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    I'm seeing exact match domains go from front page to absolutely nowhere. Anyone else seeing it?

    Apparently Google is targeting "low quality exact match domains" which will impact .6% of the search queries.

    https://twitter.com/mattcutts/status/251784203597910016

    Just another way for Google to produce more clouds to coverup their intention of pushing organic listings right out of the serps.
     
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  2. sammyd

    sammyd Junior Member

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    I had a site that went from 1 to 9 .
     
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  3. hunar

    hunar Regular Member

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    I've actually seen quite a few of my Emd's go up. But maybe it isn't finished rolling through yet.
     
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  4. TheLinkGuy

    TheLinkGuy Power Member

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    I haven't really checked all that much yet, the few I did check are ranking well still..

    For those negatively affected, what commonality are you seeing?
     
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  5. ok888

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    kruxifix Newbie

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    my website has been removed from google idk why
     
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  7. assphuck

    assphuck Senior Member

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    If you want to sell cars, just get a domain name with the words trucks in it. lol This should be some interesting stuff once the dust settles and the serps get even more fucked up with nonsense shit. I'm already seeing more instances of domain crowding in some niches...
     
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  8. Snivy

    Snivy Regular Member

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    From 5th to nowhere. Other site hasn't been affected (yet)...
     
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  9. Dumper

    Dumper Supreme Member

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    Hopefully if the sites content is solid it won't be affected, mine are all still in place for the time being anyways.
     
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  10. ok888

    ok888 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Im going to give it a few day and see what happen
     
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  11. @search

    @search Newbie

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    No changes for any sites im working on
     
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  12. reallife

    reallife Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    They'd already wiped out most of my EMDs, this time they got most of the rest.

    But my most important site, which isn't close to an EMD, is getting ass-raped at the moment. Hope this is just a dance.
     
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  13. moneyfreedom

    moneyfreedom Regular Member

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    No, all i'm seeing are my sites going up as the EMD's get removed ;)
     
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  14. ryannull

    ryannull Senior Member

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    0.6% my ass. Google always downplays the actual numbers.

    I got hit hard. Most of my websites that were on the front page for years, survived all the lame updates and are now gone.

    This is exactly why I don't give a shit about Google and target Bing. Google is going to self-destruct.
     
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  15. The Web Designer

    The Web Designer Regular Member

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    Yes.. It's my time to shine!!
     
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  16. citidell

    citidell Newbie

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    Most of my EMD are gone with the update.
     
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  17. TashCorp

    TashCorp Regular Member

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    In his tweet he refers to "low quality" EMDs, many of you guys will probably have to build out ur emds a little more if you want to stay in the game for the long term. Perhaps go with 10-15 articles per emd?
     
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  18. ok888

    ok888 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    most of my emd got 10-15 articles but still got hit
     
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  19. citidell

    citidell Newbie

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    Need someone to verify this. My EMD sites that got hit are 1-5 posts.
     
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  20. citidell

    citidell Newbie

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    so 1-15 all got hit ... it is not number or articles/posts.

    How about anyone with age EMD?
     
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