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Is there such thing as penalty for a single keyword?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by pr0ject, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. pr0ject

    pr0ject Power Member

    Aug 5, 2010
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    Hi, my site is targeting like 5 keywords and one had a massive decrease, from page 1 to page 10. The other keywords stay in first page. Google dance I suppose? Or is there penalty's that only affect only some of the keywords and not the whole site?

  2. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Jul 25, 2011
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    Definitely, I've experienced this before. Had to do with keyword density and overuse. In my case it has lasted over a year to spite diversification campaigns.

    "Red New York Widgets" was the example of the core. Any variation of this with the geolocation, or the color, or the widgets got slammed. Yet other keywords got stronger. So just be weary.
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