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HELP! Is someone Stealing my Traffic?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by jharr53301, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. jharr53301

    jharr53301 Regular Member

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    My website is 6 years old and for 6 years I get on average 30,000 unique visitors per month and 2 - 3 Million hits per month. Well all of a sudden in May - my stats DROPPED to 1000 unique visitors and 55,000 hits per month!! As you can see this is a HUGE drop! I did not understand why as I'm still at the top of google.

    Well today - I noticed in my Admin panel where my customer register - I noticed nearly 100 fake Profile registrations with KEYWORDS in the address section. This started ironically on April 28!!

    It just seems like too much of a coincidence. What type of company or person would I hire to investigate this? :(
     
  2. dollarzz

    dollarzz Regular Member

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    Got this fixed? Kindoff experiencing something like this.
     
  3. jharr53301

    jharr53301 Regular Member

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    I think I was hit BIG by Panda or Penguin or whatever dum a** update Google had done. It whipped out thousands of long tail keywords that I was getting traffic on. Still have not recovered :( I don't think the fake profiles had anything to do with it.
     
  4. JimmyWong

    JimmyWong Registered Member

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    What type of site was it jharr? Like a dating site or something?

    Thanks
     
  5. jharr53301

    jharr53301 Regular Member

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    No a hair extension website - ecommerce site.
     
  6. ronegraT

    ronegraT Power Member

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    There is no more information in the "keyword users" then the keywords?
     
  7. jharr53301

    jharr53301 Regular Member

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    no, that was the only thing