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Have I been slapped?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by BottingWorks, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. BottingWorks

    BottingWorks Regular Member

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    How can I tell if I've been Sandboxed?

    I'm ranking 3rd for one of 3 main keywords, haven't even ranked yet on the other 2.

    What's going on!?
     
  2. tedchang8592

    tedchang8592 Regular Member

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    if you are in sandbox then you will never rank @ #3
     
  3. Mark B

    Mark B Junior Member

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    Your other keywords are probably more competitive that's why the're not ranking, build more/better content and some good quality links to your site.

    Remember not to use the same anchor/keyword on every link!!
     
  4. SnowWar

    SnowWar Power Member

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    You need to search for the reasons why this is not happening. If you can not find any answers then you should consult with some guru who is a master in this section.
     
  5. BottingWorks

    BottingWorks Regular Member

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    I used the same anchor!

    Have I ruined my chances? :(

    Oh no!
     
  6. ber789

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    Probably an over optimization penalty from using the same anchor over and over again. You are probably out of luck for awhile on that phrase. Try using more variation next time.