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How I Survived Penguin and kept going !!!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by shredthisway, May 27, 2012.

  1. shredthisway

    shredthisway Newbie

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    Hey guys

    I know a lot of people are pissed off with a penguin update but I actually did not feel the heat. Infact I recently found out that there was something like penguin update. My sites retained their position over the past month, if not went higher.

    Here's my secret :
    Well, here's my secret. You might not like, I run a guitar site with just about 200 posts, it's a website with least SEO ever. I don't spend anytime on SEO, I just post Original content and share it in a few social networking sites and forums. Believe it or not, that is all I have done. Somehow that was enough to keep my pages on the top.
    In a way I think this penguin update was great because earlier my page had a pretty low ranking as all these websites with BS content with great SEO took over. Now, it's all about original content, which is a great thing for small guys like me.

    I am not going to risk posting my site here as some pissed off webmaster who wants to kill G for penguin update might kill my site.

    But, I hope you get my message. SEO is great but it works best when accompanied by original content.

    Just my 2 cents
     
  2. Brum26

    Brum26 Regular Member

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    All I would say is dont speak too soon. After the original penguin update I sounded just like you. Then last night the penguin 1.1 slapped me with a wet fish.
     
  3. fmOzilla

    fmOzilla Power Member

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    anyone can pls explain me what is the Google [h=2]Penguin[/h]
     
  4. BENNY8877

    BENNY8877 Supreme Member

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    Where have you been the last month? Instead of waiting here for a reply you will be best off Googling it. I really don't understand why people ask these questions on the forum instead of investigating it themselves. I could tell you what it is, but why would I waste my time explaining it when you could find the information you are looking for in a few seconds? I would much rather write this long post scolding you for not being proactive. That's just who I am.
     
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  5. ESM2012

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    My main company site was in the same boat. Climbed to page 1 for many Kw's after original Penguin update only to fall victim to V1.1. The only thing I did during these time periods was a PR. Maybe it thru my anchor text algo off balance or just maybe the V1.1 caught something I had done wrong prior to this site. of course, I'm somewhat bitter...but like my dad use to tell me....what doesn't kill you, just makes you stronger...and I'm not dead... :) Good Luck everyone...
     
  6. spasovski

    spasovski Regular Member

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    It's just a silly bird that's probably on drugs
     
  7. Brum26

    Brum26 Regular Member

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    It is Matt Cutts pet penguin that sleeps under his desk and then every now and again comes out and fucks up your whole world.
     
  8. wpbacklinks

    wpbacklinks Elite Member

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    i only know it looks like this

    [​IMG]
     
  9. manny521

    manny521 Supreme Member

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    yeah, penguin seems really random...i just came out of penalty from the original penguin, don't know what i did to get out...
     
  10. jb2008

    jb2008 Senior Member

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    1. Don't speak too soon

    2. Your advice is to do absolutely no SEO on our sites. GTFO!
     
  11. fmOzilla

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    Heard it'z already fucked you lol :p


    Thank you..now i know :)



    Nice expiation.last days i didnt came to internet..that's y i asked that..i know people tell like this....anyway Thank you for your reply......
     
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  12. BENNY8877

    BENNY8877 Supreme Member

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  13. rugbyjack2005

    rugbyjack2005 Power Member

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    Why would your site get slapped by penguin if you don't do any SEO? It's a bit like someone saying that they haven't got a speeding ticket because they don't drive!

    Try targeting some competitive keywords and see how far you get with no link building and just original content...
     
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