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First page found for my keyword is my privacy policy?!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dalinkwent6, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. dalinkwent6

    dalinkwent6 Junior Member

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    When I check my rank on something like seo Centro for my keyword, my privacy policy page is what is ranked. Why is this? I don't think I even mentioned my keyword there because I used a plugin to automatically make the privacy policy page.
     
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    mon3y4me Senior Member

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    disallow that page on your robot.txt file
     
  3. onlineventures

    onlineventures Junior Member

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    Its could be Google is still trying to figure out which page to rank your site. :)
     
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    fxphil Senior Member

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    This -->

    Then hit webmasters up and submit new sitemap.
     
  5. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Bad on-site SEO there. Check that the home page content isn't too similar to some other internal page.
     
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    tony_d Elite Member

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    rel=canonical to your intended ranking page will suffice as as 'ugly' fix for the problem, though I think you do need to address the core issue.
     
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    Pilfer7 Regular Member

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    are any of your other pages ranking for the keyword? if not and...

    have you checked the actual google search rankings and not seocentro? if privacy policy is really ranking, then...

    me myself, I would 301 the privacy policy to the page I really want to rank and make a new privacy policy page
     
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    yorktownfashion Regular Member

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    Your site might be a new site or that is a site got penalty !
     
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    Don't disavow privacy policy. You need to find out why this is happening. My hunch is over optimization. When I got hammered with over optimization a while back, I quite often got pages that shouldn't be appearing for different keywords. Re-asses on page and le tus know if problem persists.
     
  10. Saviour

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    This is sign of over optimisation
    Check for your on page
     
  11. dalinkwent6

    dalinkwent6 Junior Member

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    Update: I haven't done anything but now my "About Us" page is outranking the rest. Does this reveal anything?
     
  12. georgecesar

    georgecesar Junior Member

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    That happened to me before, but it was that my inner page was targeting the same keywords as my home page except a better content. I was sending links to both of them, and suddenly this inner page out ranked my home page. I would say that it is on page issue. Check meta tags, also check your link profile. If you see some signs of over optimization. It could be a partial penalty. The best thing is to create a new inner landing page, and redirect the one that is ranking to it. Focus on conversion optimization on the new page.
     
  13. bluffersworld

    bluffersworld Newbie

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    Improve upon your on page seo as well as check for any over optimization on link building.