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How many of you got penalties this weekend? [NEWS]

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ThopHayt, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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  2. everythingred

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    Didn't get touched. Web 2.0 and my PBN used only.
     
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  3. Lauriat

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    I looks like this time it's about sites that sell links, not recipients.
     
  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Interesting that they targeted outbound links rather than inbound links. Someone in that comment section said they were probably trying to crack down on the people selling links instead of the people buying links.

    Nothing happened to any of my sites or my client's sites.
     
  5. pakman

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    Nothing happened here
     
  6. blackiesap

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    Nothing got hit :) I see some positive bumps in ranking during the last 3 days.
     
  7. uesat

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    The only page I have where I've actually sold do-follow links saw an increase in rankings. Another site with an over-optimized anchor text profile went down in rankings from page 1 to page 2.

    Conclusion: I will keep selling links on my money site till the ends of humanity.
     
  8. JokerSEO

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    2 of my pages went up about 3 spots in total for my main 2 keywords. Nothing dramatic either way
     
  9. JokerSEO

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    Wow just read the entire page. This is huge news by G and something that hasn't been done before. Instead of going after websites buying links, they are going after the sites selling the links and marking them as spam. Now all these spammy public blogs with 2-3 outbound links on every article will no longer pass link juice. Site owners will have to remove these links to file a reconsideration request, meaning those that purchased the links will get their backlinks removed and lose link juice.

    I assume many people on here will start to complain that their site lost many rankings :D
     
  10. Cshark

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    I think it's more about Google taking a dig at link firms selling crappy links.
     
  11. ThopHayt

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    Wonder if penny PBNs got hit?

     
  12. wl3hacker

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    No nothing happened with me, i use manual web 2.0 and some manual backlinks.. my friend got hit though.
     
  13. browsejobs

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    my website not penalised
     
  14. iBrazilian

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    I've actually seen a big increase in traffic from organic, mostly google.. but I haven't seen my keywords rise.. so been trying to figure that out as of late.
     
  15. Bahmer

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    This is only for people selling links I'm exchange for free stuff...
     
  16. spinness

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    Can anyone explain for me what type of unnatural outbound link Google talking about? And how to avoid it? Example number of outbound link per post or per blog, etc. ?
     
  17. CallmeReaz

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    Not a bean happened to my sites. Everything as it was last week, even a little higher to be honest.
     
  18. LatteGrande

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    No penalties so far on my end. But one of my site got dancing like crazy. No chill.
     
  19. RedMango

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    All good here. Mostly spam, C&B, even SER on client sites (the ones I don't care about and don't pay on time and who only are interested in metrics rather than traffic).
     
  20. daanval1

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    Hi,
    I am very happy to tell you that nothing happened to me...