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Penalised through Bad/Too Many Backlinks?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by letterman, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. letterman

    letterman Junior Member

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    I have a domain that was registered in January this year, using various methods it has around 1,100 backlinks, the links are a mixture of directories, articles, blogs, blog comments, and profile links.

    The site ranked well for a number of keywords being on G page 1 but on Thursday 21st April the site dropped out of site on all the keywords that it had ranked so well for, I now cant find the site in the first 20 pages. The site is still indexed by by G so they havent penalised by delisting it. Do you think it is possible that G has given it a slap and pushed it out for the keywords? I have only managed to find it listed on page 14 for the product name linked with the search term.

    I guess it could be the famous G sandbox but I have never believed in this and havent had any other site suffer from it.

    The thing is I donbt want to spend any more time working on this site if it isnt likely t come back, I would rather register a new domain and start again.

    Has anyone else experienced this and is it likely to recover or is it now permanently damaged?

    Any advice would be appreciated
     
  2. Choronzon

    Choronzon Power Member

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    Sounds like the sandbox effect to me. If you keep working on the site it will come back stronger, if you ignore it then g00gle will see something wrong and leave it on page 20.

    My advice, get more backlinks and traffic.
     
  3. stopnstare

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    If it was the Sandbox you would be off the search for ALL of your keywords. It is just dancing for one reason or another. If you have webmaster tools and analytics you will know if you are given a penalty. Your back links are not too many for it's age. 30-50 a day is what I try to do.
     
  4. letterman

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    I have webmaster tools and analytics (Google) on the site, there are no warnings in the webmaster tools. I guess it is just a dance. Thing is I watched this site go through the usual routine of ranking well for the keywords then dropping right down and coming back again. I thought the dance was over, I guess that Google decided that the music was still playing :)
     
  5. letterman

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    Duplicate
     
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    Duplicate Post
     
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  7. letterman

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    Duplicate Post. WTF is up with BHW!!
     
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    Have you changed anything on the site before this hapenned?
     
  9. boosters

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    Never try to get too many backlinks on new domain. Ofcourse google will penalized you.
     
  10. boosters

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    Never try to get too many backlinks on new domain. Ofcourse google will penalized you.
     
  11. letterman

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    schnucki Newbie

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    Where can you see the "warning message" in your analytics account? Just asking because my site dropped too for all keywords ;-)
     
  14. letterman

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    Duplicate Post. Sorry about all the duplicates, I dont know what the heck happened, one sec it wouldnt post the next there are loads of dupes!
     
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  15. letterman

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    I did add one page to the site, its just a demo page for a product. The day that this happened G did spider the site.
     
  16. letterman

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    Funny thing is that most of the keywords bring up sites in g search that are blogs etc created for backlinks to my site. Even a search on the keyword used for my domain didnt bring up my site, until today that is when it appeared 7 on page 1.
     
  17. letterman

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    OK quick update, today my site came back in Google even stronger, it is back on page 1 for all my keywords many of which are showing two or even three pages on page 1. Just goes to show, never panic just keep doing what we know will pay off and you get your rewards in the end.

    This site was only built in January and now has a page 1 position for around 20 different search terms.

    So to sumarise, it dropped out of sight for all search terms for 5 days then came back even better than before, dont ya just love the mystery of the big G!
     
  18. cyrsss

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    This is what SEO Do Mostly

    Back-links -> And don't care for rankings

    site will come back unless and until u do any on-page mistake or virus attack on your website
     
  19. neilbradydom

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    lol @ all the duplicate posts
     
  20. letterman

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    Yeh its a bitch BHW not having a delete button! I'm in the ULK and sometimes during the daytime BHW freaks out, you think it hasnt posted then BAM you have six dupes. Iguess it must be some sort of server maintenance or back up is going on and it glitches glitches glitches - see there it goes again :)