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Dropped from #1 to page 7. Anyone else?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Southiecab, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Southiecab

    Southiecab Newbie

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    Dropped from #1 to page 7. Anyone else?

    I am wondering if it is just me or this is a new update?
     
  2. Seadragon

    Seadragon Regular Member

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    There is a lot of factors that could have made you drop...

    : A penalty
    : Dance
    : Change of content
    : etc...

    Have you done any changes in content, added more content... done any backlinking? bought any services recently etc...

    Doubt it's an update, i haven't had any of my sites change anywhere and that's across just over 100 sites.
     
  3. ramman5

    ramman5 Newbie

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    it was an update similar to this big one from may (maybe "famous penguin 2.0 ? ) - some people lost rankings, some jumped , and again some websites were deindexed
     
  4. RedQueen

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    what backlinks strategy you are creating? before it drops ?
     
  5. erniedawg

    erniedawg Junior Member

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    Same here, mine has been all over the place. ;(
     
  6. Adam718

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    No changes in any of my sites. Did you make any big changes to your content or link building strategy?
     
  7. totonos

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    Dropped from page 5 to page 17 for a keyword I was targeting (with personal web 2.0 network). I wonder could this be dancing? Will see.
    For aqll other keywords for same site or other sites gained places
     
  8. Southiecab

    Southiecab Newbie

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    Honestly no. No content or backlink changes and no information in webmaster tool oddly enough.

    I took a beating with penguin on this site and then recovered fairly quickly with some minor content changes and adding the plugin that creates internal links on all pages.

    This though... I didnt do anything.
     
  9. Joker7

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    Could have received a penalty or maybe just a dance, how long has it been on page 7 now?
     
  10. NeoPat

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    Dont know about you but half of one of my sites is still deindexed oddly
     
  11. lesid1

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    Let's see your website. How's your content looking? Do you have lots of niche relevant posts on what your site is about, or is it a thin affiliate style site designed make sales and capture leads. If it's the latter, I think you have your answer :) Reason I say this, is you mentioned some onPage SEO modifications made a difference.

    Just speaking from personal past experience here.
     
  12. kadztheman

    kadztheman Newbie

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    Is it just for your website or your keyword?

    how old is your website?

    have you done any quick and large amount of link building? eg scrapebox?
     
  13. Southiecab

    Southiecab Newbie

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    The site is a my actual business. Just like that I was back to #1 last night. Fucking weird.. I had built no backlinks done nothing and got dropped to shit on page 7. Usually if you dance there is a reason right? Some of you read my last post wrong. The last changes I made were in the immediate 7 days after Pengion first smacked us all. For a second I thought this may be about my "open letter to matt cutts" I have as a post.

    The on page content is tite.. I bought it here. All plugins all that shit.. the only thing I can think of is that maybe there is now a penalty for not updating wordpress right away? IDK..
     
  14. Seadragon

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    Very much doubt it would be a penalty for not updating wordpress. There are thousands of sites that use a version thats not been updated. So cross that idea out pal.
     
  15. chhhad

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    Google dance. Glad it returned to #1. *happy dance*