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Dropped Rankings..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by whiteblackseo, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. whiteblackseo

    whiteblackseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hey guys now I just seemed to have got a slap from Google...this was a niche site in which I was trying to rank 2 KW's both 6k+ searches a mo/. Now I got them to 7 and 10. I decided to create a PBN site to push the rankings for the site. I made 1 article linking both KW's and a few days later *BAM* Google slaps me. Now they're around #40 and #30 but slowly improving. Not sure if it was the PBN or something else. And the odd thing is that my other KW's which I already had at #1 and didn't link to didn't get affected. Now I've been slapped by Google before but usually they screw all my keywords but its odd how they only dropped 2 KW's and not all.

    Now I'm just wondering how I can recover from this, what would you guys recommend?
     
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    Might just be a dance so could wait but i would recommend removing one of the KWs as should really be targeting 1 KW, ie 1 link per post to your site.
     
  3. whiteblackseo

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    Yeah removed both KW's from the PBN.
     
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    So you made 1 pbn site and linked to your money site with 2 keywords, 2 exact match anchors?
    Do you have other links, what anchors %?
     
  5. whiteblackseo

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    I've built hundreds of links to this site. with exact match anchor and non exacts.
     
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    That's the google panda/penguin/monkey/dog doing the job...
     
  7. jacker818

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    I doubt it was your PBN there is no way the algo caught it that fast. Probably just a dance. Hit your site with some fresh t1 links with branded / naked anchors give google what it loves while at the same time playing a little dirty and feeding only a few PBN links every month.
     
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    If your pbn is super authoritative then it may just be a dance.I would suggest not to remove links from that article and wait for a week or till dust settles.Usually when my sites goes down it returns with higher ranking.
     
  9. whiteblackseo

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    Slowly improving, will update the thread in a bit. But I also linked to my other niche site on the PBN with another article and on that site the KW's are improving.
     
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    Just thought it was proper to update. . . Rankings are back! Seemed to have been the dance ;) Google loves to play.
     
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    Is it back because you removed the link? Or you put the link back and the rankings came back?
     
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    Did your ranking come back higher? Or is it around the same?
     
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    It is perfectly normal especially after adding a PBN link, the site starts dancing. If the PBN domain was clean, then you should be fine.
     
  14. whiteblackseo

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    I removed the links but adding them now.

    Same.

    Yeah I've come across this before just this time got a little scared cause it was for an important site!
     
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    Any updates on this?
     
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    What happened with your ranking after you added them back?
     
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    It's just a Google Dance. I'll happen when you build links. It takes some time to settle down. Keep adding links. No worries.
     
  18. whiteblackseo

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    Yup drops gets back up. So all good, building more PBN links to it ;)
     
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    So you had a massive drop & all recovered and keep rising?
     
  20. whiteblackseo

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    Yeah they're at #3, #6, now. I gotta get the #6 one up, was constantly dropping from #4
     
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