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My website dropped down in ranking when I did nothing to my site

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by unixgray, May 10, 2013.

  1. unixgray

    unixgray BANNED BANNED

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    Is there a way to hurt someones site to drop all the rankings? Did I get targeted by someone on this forum?
     
  2. jstover77

    jstover77 Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I love when people ask questions with zero to no details at all. Come on brother, you have to elaborate a bit more if you want some serious feedback.
     
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  3. Gogol

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    Ok, may be your website dropped down in ranking because you did nothing for it?
     
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  4. SEO_Alchemy

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    With 5 posts? Hopefully you haven't managed to piss off anybody THAT much with 5 posts.
     
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    xsubodh Junior Member

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    Certainly doing nothing but a sitting duck is no good , ranking may drop
     
  6. Gogol

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    I seriously doubt that. Look at his rep count xD
     
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    Don't lie, it was me, and I am going to do it again.
     
  9. unixgray

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    All my keyterms dropped in a day. But I did take the keywords out of my description meta tag. I kinda took the words my site rank for out of it. But It happened in one day. Thats why I think it was someone that didnt like me.
     
  10. CandyLand

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    Actually, the best way to find out what happened is to contact Matt Cutts directly. He has a twitter where he replies to these sort of inquiries. Keep sending him your URL until he replies. Sometimes it takes awhile, just keep trying. Here's the link: https://twitter.com/mattcutts
     
  11. lancis

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    Your Pagerank is -4, what did you expect?
     
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  12. dr.pepper

    dr.pepper Regular Member

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    did you tell someone your site? lol
     
  13. SmartMan

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    There's an unannounced Google update happening at the moment which may have caused your rankings to drop. If you haven't done anything to the site like building links/posting content, etc..., Then there's high chance you're a victim of Panda which takes down not just Duplicate/plagiarized sites but all sites with poor on-site optimization.

    Are you sure all the contents on your site are written by you and not copied from somewhere else?
     
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  14. CandyLand

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    But his Alexa is 6, so he's doing something right.
     
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    I think its the google update. I do have another site that is almost a duplicate of my main site. I always thought the newer site would be punished though. Thanks alot.
     
  16. imperial444

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    All I see is your reputation drop, buddy.
     
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