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How long does it take Google to get back to you on a reconsideration request?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bigballin6161, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I filed for a reconsideration request a few days ago and havent heard back from them yet. It was the unnatural links penalty. How long does this take and wil they let me know either way?
     
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    JonnyBorneo Regular Member

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    Can take upto 2 weeks.
     
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    Minimum 2 weeks.. your lucky if u get it early.. :)
     
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    They will reply within 10-20 days but I don't think it will be any use, They will keep on telling you that there are unnatural links in many of your pages that violates google webmaster guidelines,so kindly remove those link and submit for reconsideration..I think you better leave that site and build another one.
     
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    In my experience they never reply... But I have heard that it can work for others.

    Good luck, and don't wait for them to reply, it may never happen, I would move on the building another site.
     
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    Damn I hope I get it removed. Big authority site for offline business. This is really gonna suck if they dont. Hope they at least reply so I know what to do.
     
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    JonnyBorneo Regular Member

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    I've gotten multiple 'unnatural links' and 'dmca' warnings purged off but the truth is that the site will be flagged for all eternity in their eyes.
     
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    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I thought about this. They will prob keep an eye out for it. Probably better off starting a new site.
     
  9. YouMadBro

    YouMadBro Registered Member

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    Yes, your site will be scrutinized after getting goofed by Google. Basically, any sign of further black hatting once you try to recover the site will be regarded as a true sign and you will not get the "innocent until proven guilty" approach that non-penalized sites get. Even the most stupid thing (you send out a PR release with followed links) will get you goofed.

    An example from my experience: a competitor of mine who's been the number 1 for my niche since 2006 got goofed by Google at the start of 2013 since he stupidly posted his site to 00s of crap directories some years ago and still continued. He recovered the site although it never got to number 1, usually high Page 2 SERPs. Then the idiot (or whoever SEO guru idiot charged him for it) did the whole PR releases to crap PR services. He is now buried in the SERPs despite other sites (white hat) have done this stupid thing and haven't been blatantly penalized.

    For some reason all these cheap SEO gurus think getting followed links from the PR services itself is a good backlink strategy LOL it's like a new form of directory submission spamming. Anyway...
     
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  10. Stizerg

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    It may take 2-6 weeks. Be ready to submit reconsideration request another 2-3 times. In a meantime you can start to remove links with your main keywords, be sure they will ask you about it.
    For me it took 3 month, 4 reconsideration requests, link removal service and huge list of domains submitted to disavow tool. Now site slowly restore it positions.