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Manual Action, finally hit me

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DivineSEO, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. DivineSEO

    DivineSEO Regular Member

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    Hey guys. I have been spending a lot of time here trying to pick up things from others, and learn from the experts. With that being said, I have tried different ranking methods some so called whitehat, and others mostly not so kosher in the eyes of Big G. Today, all my sites received manual action taken. It specifically states that they have found unnatural links, and will devalue all those links, but not site as a whole. My question is, since my back link profile is varied with many sources of links, am I mostly safe from extreme rank drops? If not, what's the best course of action? Disavow or just stopping my paid link subscriptions and let them fall off naturally from indexing? Thanks for input. This is my first round of such notifications, and I don't want to lag on taking action if I need to. Thanks
     
  2. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Senior Member Premium Member

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    What type of links were you using? I'm just curious.
     
  3. DivineSEO

    DivineSEO Regular Member

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    mix of natural, sape, and gsa
     
  4. pike222

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    Seems like sape links are inviting manual review,i see more and more of these threads lately and all they have in common are sape links
     
  5. jasonseo

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    Yeah it's the, in my opinion, SAPE links. I have a website that is purely SAPE and that got hit with a manual penalty. I know Matty C posted a tweet about a dead spam network.

    In all honesty, SAPE was always going to be no the way out. Personally, I'd stop the SAPE subs and let them fall away naturally. Once you stop paying, it'll be pretty quick!

    You might want to get a reconsideration request, too. Although, this could be risky if your BL profile isn't clean
     
  6. DivineSEO

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    When you say if my bl profile isn't "clean" what do you consider a clean profile? thanks for the input
     
  7. assphuck

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    I honestly hate reading threads like this. Google is such a fucking monopoly that they want to funnel every fucking internet marketing dollar into their bank accounts. And what for? My God, these assholes over at Google are cannibalizing the internet.

    When the fuck are one of these spineless government agencies going to slap Google with a real penalty of their own? Google is on a massive anti-small business crusade, and these dipshits we pay our tax dollars to don't do a fucking thing. In fact, most of these government employees are likely fat asses that probably have a hard time standing up to even use the bathroom, let alone fill out or read a fucking piece of paper.

    Shit, I'm seeing serps stacked up with Amazon listings in positions 1-4. Others have seen 8 positions dominated by Amazon, while others see the top 5 for Amazon and a couple underneath it for eBay. All these companies are part of Google's Internet Association. This group is a fucking super-monopoly with too much control over ecommerce. The only way to try to compete with a stacked deck is to buy links. How else is someone selling any products going to rank above 5 fucking Amazon listings in positions 1-5? Over priced Adwords? Fuck that!

    Sorry for the rant, but Google needs to be taken out at the knees.
     
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  8. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I got mine last night. Sape like links from this forum.
     
  9. angelical

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    I agree with you man
    G is acting like a dictator !
     
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  10. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Senior Member Premium Member

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    I've never had a penalty. I've also never used SAPE backlinks. Maybe these are getting flagged somehow.
     
  11. DivineSEO

    DivineSEO Regular Member

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  12. Project-Shadow

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    Had some of my "white hat" sites hit. Using a handful of guest posts and not much else.
    Site with 30 links got hit with the same penalty. Looking at my other sites that definitely aren't white hat but have a much higher anchor text diversity I think one of their major triggers is >50% exact match anchors.
     
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  13. Martin1971

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    Hi,

    Iam from Europe, read this and you will have a better day ;-)

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/18/t...cessions-from-google.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
     
  14. Agent5mith

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    Google is a monopoly and you can't stop them from doing what they're doing. So that's that.
     
  15. nihalsad

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    Looks like all sites with Sape links are getting effected eventually.
     
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    As sure as the sun sets, the blade of truth behind big Gs monopoly will fall on them as it did with Microsoft. Totally agree with Assphucks point of view.
     
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    I don't think the USA will ever really do anything to Google unless pressured by the people. As long as Google is sharing our information to the NSA and other Government agencies, they will be immune to this kind of action.

    I can understand Assphucks frustration. I have been around this game a long time.

    Just the other day I was going to launch a Adwords campaign. I found a high volume keyword with no ads. Not a single one. So, I set up a campaign and Google wanted $5 cpc for the ad to be live. How in the hell can they justify expecting $5 a click when there isn't a single ad. Talk about over priced and monopoly.