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Is there a Penguin update recently?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jared1249, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. jared1249

    jared1249 Registered Member

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    I confirm a PR update on 2nd Aug which give me a PR 4 from PR1.

    The problem is that since the 1st Aug, our impression and clicks decreasing horriblly. almost 30%-50% down.
    From google webmaster tool, i could easily see the almost all keyword ranking is dropping.

    The only thing i did in the past few days is updated a multi language version with not fully translated content(Similarity is around 50%), published online on about since 28th July

    Is there any possibility site been punished due to duplicate content(en version and partially fr and en version)


    Thanks for your opinions.
     
  2. RightInTwo

    RightInTwo Power Member

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    I dont think that is really enough time for you to see a negative impact that quickly. This might sound funny, but do you think it could be an trend in your niche? I know that more than a few times I was nervous about being penalized, but it just ended up being a "slow" period in my industry/niche that caused slower traffic.

    Are you monitoring rankings using a rank tracker? If so, how much did your rankings drop?
     
  3. jared1249

    jared1249 Registered Member

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    I do not use track rank software, i count google search queries average position, i could see the rank droped gerenally 20-30 #.
    And my site is a e-commerce site which related with fineart, usually does not influenced by rush or commons season.
     
  4. RightInTwo

    RightInTwo Power Member

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    Oh that makes more sense. One thing that I can tell you is that for my websites, the average rank position is not even remotely accurate for my sites. I understand why you are concerned, but you need to be using rank tracking software to makes better conclusions about your rankings, not webmaster tools. You also can pinpoint ranking drops and increases by the individual date if you think it was from Penguin.
     
  5. williamk

    williamk BANNED BANNED

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    That was just a PR update. If you have too many low quality link then ofcourse it will decrease. The best way to rectify is to improve your link quality which will also increase your PR later on. Try using some BST services and you will be good to go. And don't worry about updates, they happen and will happen. Just learn and move on.
     
  6. jared1249

    jared1249 Registered Member

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    Today's new chart come out impress chart.jpg . Keep decreasing.
    Fortunately, the begin point is not too high, want to see when it decreased to zero, what would happen
     
  7. jared1249

    jared1249 Registered Member

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    Today get a message at google webmaster tool saying no manual penalty been find.
    So, any ideas? will be appreciated.
     
  8. Freeborn

    Freeborn Newbie

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    It's not penalty. It looks like normal. Sometimes it can do.
     
  9. harvard1932

    harvard1932 Newbie

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    it is something you can prepare for.. but nothing can really change that
     
  10. futurestic06

    futurestic06 Supreme Member

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    I think so because there was a little change in my SERP. but it was fixed after some days.
     
  11. jared1249

    jared1249 Registered Member

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    Nothing changed yet. Still at the bottom TILL NOW.