Google Webmaster Tools notice of detected unnatural links

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by frappertank, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. frappertank

    frappertank Junior Member

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    ...received this message in Webmaster Tools today:

    I then deleted the links that I think are responsible for triggering this message.

    Which brings me to my question:

    Do I still have to send off a reinclusion request?

    Or should I just wait, in the hope that I won't get a penalty after all now?

    Thanks
     
  2. Toples

    Toples Regular Member

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    yes you should or they will not get back to you

    cant hurt anyway
     
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    flx89 Senior Member

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    what kind of links where those? bad spun content?
     
  4. _Chip_

    _Chip_ Senior Member

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    Ahh man! ... This is the worst mail. Dealing with penalty is hell. More hell if you have worked your ass off on the site.

    Send a reconsideration request and good luck!
     
  5. adamenty

    adamenty Registered Member

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    I know this must be a common question, but surely if you can get a penalty for bad backlinks, couldn't your site be targeted by a competitor? or that be used as an excuse.. Surely they can't penalize you for what someone else could of done.
     
  6. frappertank

    frappertank Junior Member

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    Don't know for sure...it's not as if the Big G tells you WHICH of the links in your link profile are the offending links.

    But I'm guessing that it's the recent batch of spun content on Web2.0 sites where I stupidly didn't vary the anchor text.

    And it's one of those search terms that's probably highly prized and under heavy scrutiny.

    So - you guys don't think it's enough to just remove the links...I really MUST send off the reinclusion request ?
     
  7. PauloPaul

    PauloPaul Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yup you need to send off the request and make it as clear and detailed as you can or you won't get anywhere.
     
  8. svabb2000

    svabb2000 Regular Member

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    hey...

    just make sure you have no cloaking ...i got the same messege for one of my sites and my problem was i had some links cloaked that i forgot about ....the only penalty i got was a PR drop ...since then my site is PR0 ( was PR2 before) the happy thing i can tell you is that i didnt loose anything in serps...so to be honest i think you should just check 100% for the problem and fix it.

    PS: i didnt contact them for anything ..their "bot" will do that for ya :)
     
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  9. sekartajimangantahu

    sekartajimangantahu Registered Member

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    I do not know the facts. Many the cause