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have I been sandboxed?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by theindiaphile, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    My site www.theecophile.com has suddenly disappeared from Big G! I've been working hard at it but taking it easy... have I been sandboxed??? Oh no.... any advice guys? Just before Christmas too....
     
  2. voldemc

    voldemc Junior Member

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    I think u know the answer my friend, what else could it be if not sandbox?
     
  3. aznxmtg

    aznxmtg Regular Member

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    New domain, what you expect :D
     
  4. Jakerxxx

    Jakerxxx Junior Member

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    When I searched your URL, you're still indexed. Were you ranking for any keywords? Did you have a pagerank?
     
  5. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    ah, this is painful! Well, will I reappear after some time? How long does this kind of treatment last...
    Yes, I was ranking for several keywords, and getting at least 100 hits per day. Yesterday it went down to 4 so I checked and !!!!
     
  6. ultimategamechain

    ultimategamechain Power Member

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    just build more quality backlinks and it will surely come back in time.
     
  7. tihiq

    tihiq Newbie

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    544 indexed pages in Google, so you're not banned but you're probably sandboxed if you're not ranking for your keywords anymore.

    Here is what to try to get out of the sandbox:
    1. Publish unique, quality content. As many as possible.
    2. Build some high quality backlinks from old, established & trusted domains, high PR.
    3. Wait for a couple of weeks and pray.
     
  8. theindiaphile

    theindiaphile Senior Member

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    thanks tihiq, really appreciate the advice. Praying may be necessary!
     
  9. crizatu

    crizatu Newbie

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    You should check Google Webmaster Tools to see if you have any message or warning from Google.