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Google Updates Its Page Layout Algorithm To Go After Sites “Top Heavy” With Ads

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pulkitseo, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    solventnine Junior Member

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    While they reference "ads" over and over again, the "first article in this series" states that if you don't have content above-the-fold, then you'll be penalized. Unless they're looking for markers implicating ad code, I would be wary of running rotating images.

    Cutts' statement that you won't be automatically re-instated when you fix it, you'll have to wait for the next algorithm update, pretty much makes images (rotating or otherwise) without content above-the-fold overly risky...unless the conversions on your site make up for the loss in traffic.
     
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    seohlp44 Newbie

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    What is above-the-fold?
     
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    1+1=2 Junior Member

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    Old news, this articles was posted on 10th Feb. One of my site was hit around 12th Feb, the funny thing is that site don't even have one single outbound links. How can they label my site as "heavy ads".
     
  5. DamageX

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    This should be rather easy to work around LOL

    All these retarded updates do is cull the ranks. The moron marketers are pushed out, while smart blackhatters end up with an empty playing field, with the prize up for the taking. Less competition is always a good thing. For me, anyway. :D
     
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    GreyKnight Regular Member

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    Last time I checked, the ads on Gmail do distracts me.