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My website penalized? :(

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by AdsenseClickBank, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. AdsenseClickBank

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    Hi everyone,


    i'm shocked my site has decreased traffic today, so i am check my tracking to ensure.
    and i am really shocked all ranking drop from page 1 to page 4 and more. I did not find any message in google search console today.

    what penalty that i get?
    how to fix it?

    it's my main website, I hope it can be recover. if there are services that can help me? :(

    thanks


    edit for stats:

    Drop Traffic:
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    Yesterday Traffic:
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    Today:
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    this is my ranking distribution:
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    traffic & rank drop:
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  2. faithjhung

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    It may be google dance if you've recently done some new back linking.
    The only way to recover this is to be consistent with your SEO.
    Lets hope it isn't any penalty
     
  3. AdsenseClickBank

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    yeah i hope so
    but, it's whole my keywords not for 1-3 keywords :(
     
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  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    If it's not Google trying to determine where your site should rank (some people refer to this as the "Google Dance", but that's an old term), then it's possible that you could've received an algorithmic penalty in lieu of a manual penalty. An algorithmic penalty won't appear in your Search Console, but it's easily identifiable by a large sudden drop followed by consistently low traffic.

    If your site is new, I would just assume that it's just your rankings fluctuating around, so don't worry about it too much. Just keep an eye on your traffic or the next week. :)
     
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  5. AdsenseClickBank

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    sorry double post, check post below
     
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  6. AdsenseClickBank

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    there is new algo? there is still no update on moz google algorithm change, but i dunno
    my site is around 1 years old.

    this is my website looks like:

    Drop Traffic:
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    Yesterday Traffic:
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    Today:
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    over 20 keyword from several post (most of my traffic sources) are drop. if this continues, I'm sure tomorrow I'm just getting traffic is less than 100. Hopefully it's only google dance for my whole keywords.
     
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  7. SocialPusher

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    best thing you can do right now is have patience for a few days. DOn`t rush into anything just yet, it will only be a flag for google..
     
  8. Zwielicht

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    No, that's not what I meant. An algorithmic "penalty" is just your site being affected by one or more of Google's algorithm updates. Think of it like this: let's say you create a site that doesn't have a mobile page but your competitors all have mobile versions of their sites. On a mobile device, your site wouldn't rank as well as your competitors' sites since you don't have a mobile version, so you would be affected the the "Mobilegeddon" algorithm update, but you wouldn't receive a manual penalty.

    3 days isn't enough time for me to be certain about what's going on. I would also need to see all of your data (which I'm pretty sure you don't want to share), but wait until tomorrow to see if your traffic goes back up. It looks like it dipped at the end of the 1st day, stayed low in the morning, dipped during the night of the 2nd day, and then dipped much earlier the 3rd day.
     
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  9. AdsenseClickBank

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    ok got it, I would wait first to know what's going on. Hopefully traffic recover and rise higher than ever

    ok, hopefully it will raise traffic from before
     
  10. d4rkterror

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    I had this same thing happen to one of my sites this week but only for certain keywords. Went from top15 to 100+ for a couple days then after about 3 days jumped back up in the 40s. At first I thought penalty but now im not to sure what to make of it. Im just going to ride it out and see what happens.
     
  11. jamesjk1

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    4 page drop does sound like an algo penalty to me. How's your anchor text? Built any new links recently? Wait it out ~1 week and see where you stand.
     
  12. lelou00

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    Give it a day or two (or maybe a week).. 3 days ago, my daily UV dropped like about 30%-50% for 2 consecutive days.. Now they are climbing back, and see an improvement of about 80% from the usual daily traffic.
     
  13. menutd

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    I had the same thing happen to me - 2 days later I got a manual penalty notice. Sounds like a penalty to me, hope I'm wrong.
    Don't despair, if it is a penalty, improve your site to ensure it's less likely you receive a penalty in the future and clone the site to a new domain and start again.
     
  14. d4rkterror

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    Some KWs on the same page are still ranked #1. One of the KWs that took a drop had a 0% anchor ratio and the other one was at about 4% because of natural links, nothing new out of the ordinary was done to it at all. No other sites were affected except this one of mine and of course my luck it had to be a clients site.
     
  15. bigoldfeet

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    I would just wait it out, your page hopping around in Google is normal, especially if it is relatively new (under 6 months)
     
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    Its about a year old but never jumped around like this at all, fingers crossed haha
     
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    Did you drop across all your rankings or some?

    Are your current rankings with kind of a cut off I.e. all moving to 40 (for example), but never higher?

    If yet, you've been algo penalized.
     
  18. d4rkterror

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    Just 3 keywords dropped and yes all 3 of them seem to be moving around together. first they were stuck at 101 then stuck at like 66 now they are stuck at 42. But then other KWs on that same page are ranking #1 and others still in top 10.
     
  19. korchix

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    check your backlinks using ahrefs or other tools, maybe you're a victim of Negative-SEO
     
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    FIrst fix the word PINALITY
    Buddy thats Google Dance and let the work harder to achieve that position again.