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How to recover from recent Google update?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by biccinnomanus, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. biccinnomanus

    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    1) I have not any tag duplicate issues.
    2) I have checked my site using site:mysite .com structure and found that all my posts/pages were index only. There are not any extra duplicate content like pagination index etc.
    3) I have more than 180+ posts. All posts more than 1200 words. No option for thin content plenty.
    4) It is amazon affiliate site and all links are no-follow. I have 5-7 links per posts(1200 words). I tried to reduce link density with a few posts but no effect at all.
    5) I have backlinks from various forum and comments only. I am not a big fan of backlinks so i tried to concentrate only content.
    6) It authority type Website and age more than 8 month. I am using Newspaper theme here.
    7) Today, I am observing bing and yahoo giving me more visitors than google.
    8) I worked as web developing field. Now, I totally move to internet marketing. So, I guess I have enough experience about on-page, off-page seo. (I had a successful website and I have sold that quiet big amount).

    Now, I don't understanding what should do now. Please share your experience what should do now!
    Sit and wait few days more(It already over more than 10 days)? I will be grateful if you share your personal experience how to recover from this awful update?
    It is very hard to hide my frustration.

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    Serplab: Still failing my rank and compare with "Best" to "Latest" to find how damage already have done!
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  2. latifhazara

    latifhazara Regular Member

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    Same issue here as well
     
  3. charan reddy

    charan reddy Newbie

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    1. Remove all the affiliate link as Contextual and place them as a button
    2. Add 2-3 paragraphs to each post and Change the published date
    3. Submit sitemap again and fetch as google
    4. Make sure that you don't have duplicate keywords ( same keyword used in different posts )
    5. Now Look on to backlinks - Collect all the low quality backlinks and disavow them
    6. If all links are from natural ways then , No need to worry
    7. Send Some social signals to the site and update with quality content continuously for 1-2 months

    :) :)
     
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    Remove all the low-quality links. Add some more unique and high-quality articles.
    Build quality PBN links and outreach guest posts. Share your posts on social medias.
     
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    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    So frustrating because we don't know what's our fault and we are getting punishment!
     
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    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    Yes, definitely follow those step if i unable to figure out the problem. I am thinking to wait this month.

    It will be great if i get any(or a few) case study within this time who recovered from this google update!
     
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    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    Ok thanks for suggestion. But, how you will determine low quality links? I mean what is the measurement criteria?

    Previously, I was thinking to avoid blackhat like pbn but now thinking i should go for it. Google is a robot and they cannot determine honesty and dishonesty work. So, i should go for it.
     
  8. asawako

    asawako Newbie

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    Yeah, no kidding! How are people supposed to know what they did wrong if they are not told? How are we supposed to improve our sites if we aren't told? Even if you try to follow the "rules" you can still get burned.

    Sometimes I wonder if this update contained an error in the algorithm....
     
  9. biccinnomanus

    biccinnomanus Junior Member

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    Yes, definitely! If Google tell us what was our fault then we will update website considering their guidelines.
    If innocent website hit this kind awful update then definitely their have problem with their algorithm. But who cares? Google? I guess they never!
     
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    The key to recovering from recent Google update is to understand what caused it. Once you identify the reason for your ranking droppings, you have to remove the backlinks that led to your rankings drop and disavow the ones you cannot remove. And, add some fresh, unique articles to your site.
     
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    Not all natural links are great, so get the low quality ones removed especially blog comments and forum links form bulk of your backlinks. Or else send high quality links to your site in addition to the ones you already have.
     
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    the assessor at Googel decided that your site is not good enough.
    look for the manual: there are not 10 or 20 signals that can screw your site. So it is personal and irreversible.
     
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    For most online businesses, search engine traffic is very important, but achieving high rankings in Google is not as easy as it used to be. Therefore, many SEOs and marketers are pushing the link-building process to the limit. As a result, many websites are being penalized for violating Google’s guidelines.Numerous other websites are being penalized by algorithmic updates such as Penguin and Panda. What’s interesting is that only about 20,000 webmasters are submitting a reconsideration request every month. So, this means that only 5% of the websites that have been penalized are trying to recover their rankings.
     
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    If the link quality can be determined by using some of the following factors:

    -The links are how relevant to your website

    -The links are coming from high authority site (like .edu and .gov sites, Wikipedia,etc.)

    -How much organic traffic comes to your website.

    To know more details about evaluating link quality you can try the following link:

    http://searchengineland.com/evaluating-link-quality-seo-campaigns-240123
     
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    This seems like an issue without any reliable solution.
    If only Google will tell us the major reason used in the update.

    However, one thing remain certain, Links and contents plays vital role in this all.
     
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    low quality link is come from low quality site.
    low quality site like so much outbound link (PBN, guest post, blog comment) and low quality content (spinned content)
     
  17. luc1fer

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    I have same problem like you belive me i am very frustrated too, but i suggest you to wait some time and dont do anything because nobody here have 100% sure proof what is behind rank drop all speculations. You can try some things that people advice and make all worse, so better wait.. keywords and positions could return overnight you dont know. Do not remove backlinks forums and comments are ok if they are relevant..and you will find hundreds thousands of sites ranking with spam, garbage content, low amount of links, SAPE, hacked sites and what not.. so you cant tell its just because of backlinks to drop.
     
  18. cahbagus

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    I'm so sorry to hear this..
    My advice is try to ask about your problem on google product forum.
    I hope you will fix your problem ASAP..Good luck, broo
     
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    Remove all bad links pointing you. It will help. And add new content using KW strongly popular on recent trends. You can sell milk and the premium word is Kardashian butt. Premium KW are part of new Google updates.

    Are you a good writer? I'm sure you can anchor premium KW with your products.

    Works for new! Hope you recover soon.
     
  20. THUNDERELVI

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    Stop listening to all the crap being advised in this thread, no one knows how and most importantly why your site got hit. I've been hit in the past as well and 8 times out of 10, it had nothing to do with links. The problem for me (and most likely for you as well) was keyword density and anchor percentages. Audit each page on your site and answer the following questions:

    1) How much is my keyword density for the targeted keyword(s)? Both the exact match keyword, word combos of the keyword and each word separately as well..
    2) Am I putting the exact keyword in all of these highly optimized areas? Title, H1, URL, Description, Alt tag being the most important ones.
    3) Are you using WP? If yes, is your template injecting your keywords in your pages without you realizing? You can discover this by implementing step 1.

    4) How are you interlinking between your articles? With exact anchors? Or better say, what's the anchor % distribution in your internal links? Are you overdoing it?
    5) Do you have cannibalizing pages on your site? If yes, identify them and remove them. They only cause issues and do no good at all.
    6) Do you have any duplicate content in your site? Categories? Tags? You mentioned your tags are fine, what about categories, how are they set up? I recommend removing tags completely or at least noindex/follow them.
    7) What's the anchor % distribution on your incoming links (backlinks) to the site?

    After you fix your website internally, wait for Google to re-index your site. Then wait another week or so for it to refresh your rankings. If nothing happens, go back to fixing your site. If you are 100% sure your site is the best it can be, move on to troubleshooting your links.
     
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