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Calling ALL WEBSITE OWNERS - IS PENGUIN 4.0 ON THE WAY!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by donaldbuck, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. donaldbuck

    donaldbuck Newbie

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    I was reading this article a few months back

    searchenginewatch (dot) com / sew /opinion/2439537/is-penguin-40-coming-in-march-2016

    It mentioned the new penguin 4.0 update will be coming in March... Well it's getting toward the end of March, and I thought that we had managed to avoid it.. However, I'm really unsure at the moment...

    Hows your rank tracking looking guys ? Anyone noticing anything funny ?

    I hate penguin.. I'm no pro, however, a couple years back, before I knew about SEO, we used to hire a guy local to us, who ranked us super quick.. we where getting work all over the country. Anyways, our website got hit back then, with the first major penguin update... We went from having soo much work , that we didn't know what to do for it all.... to then fighting for a few small contracts a month, and barely been able to cover the bills! It really does have me on edge, that my financial situation could be screwed up again..

    SEO is such a roller coaster.. it reminds me of that Frank Sinatra Song - That's life lol.

    Flying high in April, and shot down in May!
     
  2. Adrian112

    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    If you work legit and fair you don't have to worry about a single thing.

    If you have unique photos and content, nice theme and solid SEO plugin, sitemaps and metas you are more than great.
     
  3. marrrko

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    That sound legit.

    There's no such a thing like fast ranking.
    You should blame your SEO guy, not Google.
     
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  4. donaldbuck

    donaldbuck Newbie

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    That story is over 3 years old and was just my personal experience, at how penguin devastated our business in 2013.

    Nice sig btw.. how much do you charge for a good job then good sir :p
     
  5. Ambitious12

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    Dont worry every problem comes with a solution,so work efficiently for your sites and you never be penalized.If you so then dont worry you can fix that too.
     
  6. cloakndagger2

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    Who cares really, there is always a way around it. I have to say google is very different without Matt Cutts around, very boring, no banter and googles prime objective is to force people onto adwords. Even with the updates before there was alot of tongue in cheek banter, indeed the serps were a more interesting place. I can see google losing alot of search traffic, they have stiffled alot of things. It just needs facebook or Apple to partner with the likes of bing and google will then have a very serious fight on their hands retaining the crown.

    At least before there was a balance between organic and paid with google, now it's hugely swung into paid, they are a business designed to make money but given what they are, the balance is all wrong. I know alot of people now using an adblocker, almost unheard of before but becoming increasingly popular now. It's pretty much saying to google, get your act together and have a balance.
     
  7. aBoss

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    I have a test site that has over optimized on-page SEO and keyword heavy anchor text. So far no penalty
     
  8. bimasena25

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    increase your on-page also, give article more than > 500 words original unique
    so, dont worry about little wrong at off-page
     
  9. jamie3000

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    Concentrate on both on-page and off-page optimization
     
  11. kriwil

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    if you are afraid penguins update, it means you make a mistake on your own website's
     
  12. RTP77

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    Its always on its way.
     
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    Focus more on on-page SEO, as well as build authority links.
     
  14. xplosiv

    xplosiv Power Member

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    It amazes me that some of you guys think Penguin has to do with content penalties. And who cares anymore, if you got hit about 16-17 months ago when the last penguin rolled around and haven't at the least begun working on a different site, you'll probably never make it in IM. Seriously, Google has screwed everyone right in the anoos with the last refresh or update. If its not "real time" as they say, they are likely having serious issues getting it under control - just move on, build clean links, and you won't have any issues once it begins.
     
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    Forget about penguins and other two colored animals. Just focus on delivering quality content if you intend to stay in the game.
     
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    I love these updates, it just means content is going to be that much more of a focal point!
     
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  18. seowolve

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    Penguin 4.0 was released 2 months ago. It was Real time Ranking algorithm.
     
  19. Lauriat

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    You are not trying to rank any site, are you?
     
  20. Desire00

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    I hope it will come soon. It's always easier to rank after a major update.