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Google are ridiculous stupid

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by julianberg, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. julianberg

    julianberg Regular Member

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    I've got a pretty good puzzle website
    it has some good links and some bad links I got a few years back.
    I got a message in webmaster tools for bad links - did a disvow and a reconsideration (2 times)
    And does what Google says in response to the last time?
    That I still have some bad links such as: http://www.ahapuzzles.com/links.htm

    This is ridiculous !!
    http://www.ahapuzzles.com/links.htm - is a great link for my puzzles website !!! it is a real collection of puzzles sites, WTF?

    What am I supposed to do? can I tell them that this is a genuine link? or will they be angry and not re-approve my site one more time?
    It is so annoying to live in a world that you always have to be afraid of Google.
     
  2. miluge

    miluge Regular Member

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    Just remove the link or ask for a no-follow. ahapuzzles may be a great site for you but if Google doesn't want it remove it. That is your best bet, reconsideration request is a pain in the ass.
     
  3. FonaR007

    FonaR007 Newbie

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    If you want this link to stay - put it in disavow file, imo.
     
  4. Aty

    Aty Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Don't argue with them mate, otherwise it's a lost battle. Technically it's a good link, but it's on a links page with 113 external links on it, which they consider a link farm. Just play their game and remove it.
     
  5. FonaR007

    FonaR007 Newbie

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    Why should OP remove it? Can't he just put this link into disavow file, and send it to Google?
     
  6. Aty

    Aty Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes he can, but chances are they won't lift the penalty imo.
     
  7. julianberg

    julianberg Regular Member

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    Thank for you support guys,
    you think there is a difference between adding the link to the disvow, and removing it for real?
    I tried contacting some webmasters for removing but maybe 1 in a 100 will reply and remove it.
     
  8. pixeltech

    pixeltech Newbie

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    Have you already inquired with the web admin for the site where the link in question is being listed to ask if he has had any recent issues with Google himself? Might help you to shed some light on the nagging "Why?" of the situation.
     
  9. Aty

    Aty Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Doesn't matter, you have to prove them you tried.
     
  10. orangerier

    orangerier Newbie

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    Disavow all of your links and start from scratch. That is how google want it to happen anyway.
     
  11. King_James

    King_James Regular Member

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    Do what they want.