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Changed Content = SEO Disaster... Please Read!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lucadunning, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. lucadunning

    lucadunning Newbie

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    Hello,

    I was taking in so many orders for my online website back in July but me being me wanted to improve things even more for SEO... The result, DISTASTER! I now don't get any orders at all and its killed my business just from changing my product write up content. The worst part is I didn't make any back ups and so the only way to revert back to my old content is find an old cached page showing what the layout of the content was (HostGator don't even have a back up from that long ago!)

    So anyway, can some, ANYONE help me here or have any suggestions as to what I can do? I have tried some websites to find an old cached page but none that have what I need. I will pay good money so someone who can find a fix.

    The website in question can be found by typing in 'LikeChimp' to Google (can't post links)

    Thanks so much for any help here.

    Luca
     
  2. MafiaBoss

    MafiaBoss Elite Member

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  3. Skyebug77

    Skyebug77 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yeah archive.org is the place to check.
     
  4. lincher

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    BadyBoySEO Regular Member

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    Archive.org is really your only hope. Take this as a lesson and make sure you regularly back up your content.
     
  6. lucadunning

    lucadunning Newbie

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    Thanks for your help everyone, WayBack isn't any help! Last time I listen to Yoast SEO haha
     
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    How recently did you change it? Can you check Google's cached version?
     
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    If you optimized your content, you should be fine. Do some quality link building, check your keyword density, and wait. It could just be a Google dance.
     
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    Never change content that is ranking. All you can do is to try to get it back or rebuild it from memory..
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I can see that you're using Wordpress. The content you changed, is it on a post or a page? If you are using one of the newest versions of wordpress you might be able to get it back from the revisions it saves up each time you edit it.

    Hope it helps.
     
  12. the_demon

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    You might be able to recover some data by scraping Google's Cache if they have it. Also, have you tried calling host gator, sometimes they do backups, but it might not necessarily be shown in your account. I think they charge a $15 fee or something. It was a few years ago that I had an issue where site files were accidentally deleted and that's what I was told when I called them.