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lost my #1 sites

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Tropicalista, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. Tropicalista

    Tropicalista Junior Member

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    Hi,

    three of my sites that were on #1 from a year and more have today lost position.

    Now are from #5 page to #7 page.

    I don't have done nothing with this sites. What could be happened?

    Please help me
     
  2. jkrillah

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    no value for visitors?
     
  3. angelas111

    angelas111 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    what kind of backlinking have you done?
     
  4. jass11

    jass11 Elite Member

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    Well I think you were on #1 for 1 year , and must have made decent amount of money.

    Now let others make some :)
     
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  5. Chrisss

    Chrisss Senior Member

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    This is your problem. A site that don't get new content and/or new links will loose it's position.
     
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  6. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It's an Algo, of course it can be gamed.
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    I;d be backlinking that site again with various kinds of backlinks as well as social bookmarking the sites.
     
  7. Tropicalista

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    Many thanks for the reply.

    My backlinks are only directories.

    For a year I do nothing because it sit on 1st position.

    I had also sitelinks.

    But what is strange is that I had not signal of loss position. Directly from #1 to #67. It's strange.

    I don't know if it's google panda, but in my country it should be inactive at the moment.

    I notice that another competitor site, same position, #2 for year, do nothing and it's still on #2. Why this?

    Is there on the forum someone could help me understand if it's a penalization?
     
  8. Bragah

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    Maybe some Algo Changes from Google. It happens very often and since you said almost all your backlinks come from same method it might have been de-evaluated QQ ...

    Wait a couple of days to see how it goes and if nothing changes start with profiles,blog comments and some social too ( try fiver for this one )

    Hope I could help !
     
  9. Tropicalista

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    My site is totally white.

    It's a good idea to start making this kind of links?
     
  10. Tropicalista

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    Another question: my sites are part of a network. I noticed that all of them are penalized.

    It's a good idea to remove link between the network sites?
     
  11. volund

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    It really does not sound like a penalty. It really sounds like either your site content or your links (most likely) have been devalued. Especially sense you seem to be relying mainly on one type of backlink that did leave you open to this type of behavior.

    I would start with updating your content a bit, does not have to be much. Then I would take a look a good look at the link profile of the top couple of sites and see how it is different from yours. That will give you a good idea of what types of links Google seems to like for your particular niche.

    One thing I would do though when you start building is start slow, build steady and do not rely on just one type of link, get yourself a good variety of links.


     
  12. Whitegold

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    Yes definitely ...

    you will need to replace those links from outside sources ... hence the drop in serps ...

    this type of inner linking structure within a network of sites sitting on one server has long been partially ignored ... not any more I'm afraid . .this was one BIG panda !!
     
  13. Tropicalista

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    The sites are not on one servers, but on three different servers: but I think I should give more attention to link each other, and definetely I will remove this link.

    Just a question: only one site are still in #1 position, why?
     
  14. fayans

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    I think in the past couple of days, we've seen an algo change that affected quite a few sites. While yours went to page #5, mine that has been at #1 for 2 years got deindexed completely :(. I'm still figuring out what the cause might be. I suspect it was due to dupe content as I did NOT rewrite the Amazon product description.
     
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    You don't have various type of backlink, that could be a problem. Seems you haven't got manual review yet. If I was you, I would add more content and get more links from various source. High PR blog comment or article posting can be good choices.
     
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    I'd start with adding new relevant content. Adding social media buttons to your site. Get high PR links to your new pages. Get facebook likes and google +1's.

    That will take time and money, but if the site was a good earner it may be worth it.

    Websites need new content and new backlinks, like plants need water and sunlight.
     
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    analyze your last month work did you do something new or change or try something different? about content or spinning?
     
  18. edgematch

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    Every single day at least 10 people ask this question:

    " Hey I was on page 1266577587 now I am on 7653*827675637829. What has happened?"

    And lots of Einsteins answer "Because you ate a duck two weeks ago and McDonalds did see you doing that. So he is punishing you" or

    "Because your site has some posts which have fail to have this string "Bla blo bli blue""

    I guess they are all right.
     
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  19. BassTrackerBoats

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    You state that all your backlinks are on directories, that is your problem, OP.

    In order to get to and maintain a solid high rank in Google, on must have a complete backlinking infrastructure using a variety of backlinks spread out over time.

    Include all the usual suspects when you are backlinking for your sites and if at all possible, also add content to your sites on a regular basis.
     
  20. Tropicalista

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    Many thanks to all of you, guys!!!

    But the strange thing is that I have two site that are external to network, with comment link and directories link, and all are on 5th or worst pages.

    Could be a general review of my adsense account associates to all of this domains?

    To build a network that is bullet proof is possible? my sites are all in the same niche, why I should not link some sites that are in the same niche?

    There is a link scheme that work?

    I have 4 servers.

    I will try to add more links to the sites and will give you updates.