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Is anyone actually ranking now?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MrBeastsOnToast, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. MrBeastsOnToast

    MrBeastsOnToast Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Need a bit of inspiration guys - this is the first time in my IM career that ive felt negative about the industry. Im not quitting, not even considering it. I havent even been majorly slapped by penguin, but im being far more timid with my link building and doubting everything im considering doing.

    I just want to know that people are still managing to rank somehow. Im not interested in what your doing, or how your doing it, i just wana know that at least some of us are still improving our rankings and that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

    BHW You rock. :)
     
  2. jontre

    jontre Junior Member

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    I'm still ranking #1 AND #2 for the main keyword of my niche site. Several other keywords from the same site have still been improving even after the updates and are in the top 10.
     
  3. SyZygy

    SyZygy Senior Member

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    Just checked

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  4. dbyrn

    dbyrn Power Member

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    Yeah, still ranking here and there. However I'm definitely on my way to diversify traffic. Too much google in my traffic.

    Don't ever give up!
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  5. T3chnician

    T3chnician Regular Member

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    im still ranked 2-3 for some of my keywords, I noticed about 30-40 visitors less than before but I havnt even made a post on my website in 2 months lol
     
  6. hassan_isabad_subar

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    On one of my sites I'm ranked at 4-5 for one keyword(was at 3 at one point), but its a fairly new site with no real content yet. I'm not really doing any seo on in it other than filling in metadata as I go along. For the other main keyword though its ranked at something like #56 which blows, not much I can do about it since there's a lot of older domains using it.
     
  7. markhenry121

    markhenry121 Elite Member

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    I am also still #1 rank in Google with my niche site but I am using a long keyword phrase that's good for still ranking long time.
     
  8. 29akash

    29akash Newbie

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    what tool do you use to check ur ranks?

     
  9. digital_penguin

    digital_penguin Newbie

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    I rank better than ever before. Ranking and visitor-count go up up up. It feels like my ship has finally come.
     
  10. mariac

    mariac Newbie

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    Same Question here. Would be great if you could give us some information.

    To Pengiun, on my best Pages i lost exactly 1 PR but not more, i have the same visitors and the same Google Search rank,
     
  11. BlueLemon

    BlueLemon Junior Member

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    I wasn't hit by the Penguin but was too scared to lose rankings for my medium competition keyword that was sitting on the first page of G. I completely stopped link building and noticed a drop in the ranking. Then again after a week, I started my backlinking campaign with a few tweaks. Now, I'm ranking better than ever.

    The bottom line is that most techniques that used to work prior to Penguin still work. You just got to be smart about it and not surrender by doing what G wants you to do i.e. not doing SEO at all.
     
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  12. BFHoodn!nja

    BFHoodn!nja Regular Member

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    Wasnt hit by penguin but then my main site lost its rankings 3 days ago and went from pos 1 to pos 10. My long tail keyword EMD´s havn´t changed their rankings at all.
     
  13. keytenx

    keytenx Supreme Member

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    my blogspot blog is currently sitting on #3 for my main keyword with reuters, msnbc, sfgate, huffingtonpost to name a few as my competitors. :) are you motivated now?
     
  14. krishnaverma

    krishnaverma Power Member

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    Do not worry, I have started just now but still I am hopeful about good results. In the worst case also, I will be able to get my money back by flipping my websites. Make sure that you have other streams on income too.
     
  15. M1ndfluX

    M1ndfluX Senior Member

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    Been hit pretty hard with 80% of my websites (60 ish)

    For instance, i used to make with cashburners a decent 3/4k a month. In may i made $1260 with this affiliate.

    Same with the other networks...

    Just made 12 videos for youtube and the same amount on blogger, weebly and hubpages for a new affiliate network i am on. The YT vids are now 2nd/3rd/4th page G for 50Kish exact phrases. Rest isnt indexed yet but its just a day ago.

    Didnt do any backlinking on these properties yet. Will do after this weekend when i don't see anything i like. First page that is...
     
  16. imperial444

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    As somebody already told you, try to work with Youtube also, their are so much better and easier to rank. and you get 2 sources of views, yt and google
     
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  17. MrBeastsOnToast

    MrBeastsOnToast Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    thanks for the success stories guys, has given me a good morale boost :) keep em coming!
     
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    Actually after penguin update, several 100k exact searches keywords jumped from third page to top 5 positions. I guess consistency helped me here :)
     
  19. smlover

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    May I know what software is this ?
     
  20. deepakmadhu

    deepakmadhu BANNED BANNED

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    i think it's traffic travis
     
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