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I Lost Almost Everything TODAY - April 24, 2012

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Santa Claus, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. Santa Claus

    Santa Claus Registered Member

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    Today I lost almost all my 1st positions, dozens of websites. My best performing website went from 1st to 10th for its main keyword, the other sites I have are nowhere to be found.

    Funny thing is, a new website I made less than 1 month ago is ranking 4th for a pretty competitive keyword. It seems Google is laughing at us.

    Those who were not hit please tell me which link building techniques you are using.
     
  2. dujow

    dujow Junior Member Premium Member

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    One of my sites is nowhere to be found as well. Seems it is deep in the sandbox for reasons unknown..
     
  3. tedchang8592

    tedchang8592 Regular Member

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    1st is not urs everything

    maybe its just gg dance btw
     
  4. cooooookies

    cooooookies Senior Member

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    Maybe you could start first and mention, which link building techniques YOU used. Thanks!
     
  5. ComputerEngineer

    ComputerEngineer Senior Member

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    Well it is google new algo. They are penalizing websites which have unnatural backlinking without taking into consideration whether that site is useful or not. The quality of google is seriously decreasing.
     
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  6. talkmeow

    talkmeow Regular Member

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    Yes I know what it is. Google being retarded and ranking crap sites over authority ones so everybody will use Adwords.
     
  7. ziplack

    ziplack Supreme Member

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    no too much changes here
    websites got sames page ranks
    :hmpf:
     
  8. Em][n3m

    Em][n3m Power Member

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    fuck goooogle
     
  9. manny521

    manny521 Supreme Member

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    Wow!...my SERPs are rocked and I am sick to my stomach...over the last 60 days, I have worked really hard to return my site from a penalty on Feb 17th...

    I feel like I should 401 dead end my inside money pages and create new urls for those...my homepage, not sure what to do with that...not sure, :(

    I am thinking very bad things about google right now...everyone remember, never click on any ads if you search in google and don't buy android phones...
     
  10. Santa Claus

    Santa Claus Registered Member

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    I used almost only article marketing (spun content) on the main site and XRumer/Scrapebox/Article Marketing/Web 2.0 on all the other websites. They all have high PR and thousands of backlinks.

    Edit: my sites with not as many backlinks were not hit.
     
  11. Moto801

    Moto801 Senior Member

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    All pointing to your money site?

    That would be the problem then. Since that is pretty much what google just said they don't want.
     
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  12. sensitiveheart_4

    sensitiveheart_4 Power Member

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    Looks like im also hit
     
  13. Santa Claus

    Santa Claus Registered Member

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  14. manny521

    manny521 Supreme Member

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    I am happy my heart hasn't stopped beating, but give me a few more hours and maybe it will come...
     
  15. Okanenaiyo

    Okanenaiyo Regular Member

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    My site also hit.. :( Is this a dance or penalty? What do I need to do to back my rank?
     
  16. scottlies

    scottlies Regular Member

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    I think the changes/update is not yet on it's full state. I mean, the ranking changes we see at the moment "could be" still a temporary one. It might change in few hours or days to come.

    For me, I think, I have to wait before doing something else.
     
  17. dynamicvb

    dynamicvb Regular Member

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    Might be related to this:

    http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2012/04/another-step-to-reward-high-quality.html
     
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  18. jpsbmw1

    jpsbmw1 BANNED BANNED

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    They will get you when you least expect it... does not fail
     
  19. thetvnun

    thetvnun Power Member

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    hey, for the 1st time ever i had multiple sites de-indexed last week. same boat as you. this really does open a new world to google bowling.
     
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  20. toysonline

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    they're rolling out the new update...penalizing site for over optimation...:)
     
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