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Got Sandboxed - Here`s What I Did

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by AndyR, May 31, 2010.

  1. AndyR

    AndyR Registered Member

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    Hey,

    seems that no matter what I do, I can`t get the site to rank where it absolutely should.

    Here`s what I did:

    First created two sites which sell the same thing but used different keywords (both in url and on-site). I made small modifications to the texts but basically it was the same. One site got indexed fast in like a few days but the other one is still not showing up anywhere and it has been like a month already.

    For the site that`s not showing I ordered 10k+10k Xrumer just to test it out and if I wasnt in sandbox because of the duplicate content then I think I am there because of the Xrumer.

    I have totally rewritten the page now so it has 100% unique content but still there is no sight of it in search results.

    I also had blog commenting done on it, paul and angela profile shit, + a quality related PR2 link from my own site and nothing seems to work. I have submitted the sitemap and also run the script-link-thingy (the one with 8 pages).

    If anyone got some ideas on how to gtfo of the sandbox then it`d be very nice. Also if you have any questions then let me know. If you find this post useful then you know what to do :)
     
  2. topsytips

    topsytips Regular Member

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    I haven't had the pleasure of being sandboxed...yet...but the advice that I've read on here from others who have been is to continue building your links but SLOWLY!!!!

    Sorry if this solution sounds laborious but I honestly don't believe that there is a "quick fix" to this and you have to be patient.
     
  3. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Slow link building and a few articles on ezine and some web 2.0 properties should get you out of the sandbox.
     
  4. danhoff

    danhoff Power Member

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    do you still rank #1 for your domain name ? Dude you pointed tons of links to a new site ... might raise a flag at G.
     
  5. AndyR

    AndyR Registered Member

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    Hey,

    I JUST GOT OUT!

    Added two pictures to the sandboxed site and not to the site that was already visible in google+resubmitted sitemap from webmasters tools.
     
  6. MisterGemini

    MisterGemini Senior Member

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    Yeah, this confirms what Google recently released about Mayday and quality signals. They actually recommend you add things like images and video to your pages.
     
  7. wpbacklinks

    wpbacklinks Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    i still using safe ways to getting backlinks, so "prevent" is better than "fix" i think :)
     
  8. MisterGemini

    MisterGemini Senior Member

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    The safest kind of backlinks are the ones that are consistent, no matter where they come from.
     
  9. rocket

    rocket Regular Member

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    one thing more, increase your backlink building PROPORTIONATE to your traffic. In your situation, your are under a microscope by G. Watch your traffic and increase your backlinks as that increases.
     
  10. hardhatmack

    hardhatmack Newbie

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    I found that it is good to do a randum link building. Meaning not adding 10 becklinks (example only) each day, but do 5 today 7 tomorrow 3 the next 10 the next etc.
    Keep it on the same level but don't do the same amount each day. It works better since it looks more natural
     
  11. sikandar

    sikandar Senior Member

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    If you have a new domain, never try building links fast. Xrummer and such automated tools are a big No No for new sites. Don't even try to send a reconsideration request - it will bring your other domains under scrutiny. One of my new domains in health niche was sandboxed and it took exactly one year to come out of the sandbox. Looks like Google has this time based penalty.