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Did I just get algorithmically penalized?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Zevoltai, Mar 28, 2014.

  1. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I logged into serpbook to see the attached SERP drop. The site shows up when I type in site:<sitename> and there's no warning in WMT. My site is not overoptimized onpage but I accidentally pushed my main keyword anchor density to 14%. Did I just get penguin'd?
     
  2. thinktank1

    thinktank1 Regular Member

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    no question that is a penalty
     
  3. ad3mar

    ad3mar Registered Member

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    What's the recommended keyword anchor density, thinktank1 ?
     
  4. peetrike

    peetrike Power Member

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    Seems like manual penalty and WMT doesn`t always show warnings and penalties.

    Cheers
     
  5. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Welp, that's a good 6 months of work there. Anything I can do now or should I just 301 it to a web 2.0 for link juice and start over? It's a typical 30 page affiliate site
     
  6. zeetee

    zeetee Regular Member

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    not true at all
     
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    First of all , you need to stop the panic right now, Second, I'd recommend you to wait a week or two before doing anything to your website.
     
  8. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Thanks, I'm already planning on sitting back and watching for a week but I need to start preparing contingencies. This site was my main focus and bringing in a good couple hundred a month