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How is this possible?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by WeWontBeAlone, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. WeWontBeAlone

    WeWontBeAlone Regular Member

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    So, I know I've posted this story a few times here for situation regarding my main money site but let me give a quick recap.

    One month ago exactly my main money site was hit with a google DMCA complaint, this wasn't too uncommon it had happened at least once a year for the last year, usually I'd buy a new domain and 301 redirect/replace the urls and all good.

    This most recent time, it didn't work. For 30 days my website has been dancing like CRAZY and it's difficult to see where I would land, so I've bought and SEO package, build a few pbn websites, web 2.0's and submitted my website to directories as well as posted my url on stumpleupon, some social shares, and forums. I guess time will tell where I land.

    However, my main competitor as of 2 days ago got hit with a DMCA complaint and I figured huh, here's my time to really shine I can out-SEO him and get #1 (He was #1, I was 2-3)

    However, this guy did the EXACT SAME THING and just got a new domain (from .net to .tv, same as me I went from a .tv to .tv) and he somehow got back #1? What did he do that I'm missing? How on earth is this even possible? Was it because his new domain was aged 1-2 months? Any insight would be so helpful I'm kinda upset about this it was my main source of income and I've been building my website for 3-4 years now.

    Also, if anybody has some suggestions for how I can maintain the advantage in this situation please feel free :) I'm trying anything!
     
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    WeWontBeAlone Regular Member

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  3. Takoona

    Takoona Regular Member

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    Maybe because his previous site was more powerful than yours to begin with. So when he done the 301 to the new site with the ranking power that the previous site holds (Which ranked higher than yours), it automatically powered above yours again. Just a guess by the way.
     
  4. WeWontBeAlone

    WeWontBeAlone Regular Member

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    It's possible I suppose, his was #1 mine was #2-3 though it shouldn't of been THIS bad?
     
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    jondera Newbie

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    He just redirected his previous domain to the new one?
     
  6. Takoona

    Takoona Regular Member

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    You're in second / third position for your search term...What is so bad.. Just keep working away.