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penality or not ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by rashow, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. rashow

    rashow Power Member

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    Hi ,
    i've been ranking for over 3 months for my 3 keywords but yesterday 2 of them droped .. didn't receive any google webmaster tool warning and didn't build any link lately .
    Any ideas why it suddenly dropped ? anyone noticed changes as well ?
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  2. jstover77

    jstover77 Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Most likely some of your links getting devalued. Keep building them quality links brah.
     
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  3. Adam718

    Adam718 Senior Member

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    The bottom half looks like a penalty, or some of your best links got devalued. You should know if it's a penalty based on your link profile so give that a look through.
     
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  4. affiliatepros

    affiliatepros Junior Member

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    It looks like a penality.. Check the quality of the links and report bad links with a disavow tool.
     
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  5. rashow

    rashow Power Member

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    as i said guys i didn't build any new links lately , unless i'm penalized for older links..
     
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    john1444 Elite Member

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    That isn't a penalty but your site got tanked.

    Google hardly penalize a site, if you lose your ranking and still indexed then it's not a penalty.

    There could be three things:

    1. You used blog networks and the links are getting rolled over.
    2. Your links are getting deleted.
    3. Anchor over optimization.
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    This is just semantics. People use the word "penalty" differently. He was penalized in my opinion. Lots of keywords drop on one day and it's a big drop isn't your site naturally losing links and moving down.

    Losing 5 positions could be natural movement. Losing 215 positions isn't just a loss of links.
     
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  8. ethanmitchel

    ethanmitchel Regular Member

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    This same thing happened to me a couple of days ago, my site is nothing but gone pretty much. Let me know if you figured out what caused it.
     
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  9. Beven

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    Your problem is the fact that you ha vent built any links lately... you said it yourself. You need to be consistent.
     
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  10. jamotide

    jamotide Newbie

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    Uh what about the simplest explanation: Your competitors just got better, so they overtook you.
     
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  11. MonkeyMindDS

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    Could be links devalued, competition passing you, losing links. Do some research and see what happened, it's usually not too difficult to pinpoint.
     
  12. rashow

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    guys ,
    if my links were getting "devaluated" i wouldn't lose 150 ranking in 1 day would i ? ..
     
  13. danceflybuffalo

    danceflybuffalo Newbie

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    I would suggest evaluating your link profile and see if you notice anything strange. Since you haven't built any recently it shouldn't take too long to determine if something fishy is going on. Also as someone mentioned previously creating more quality backlinks would be a great idea!
     
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  14. rashow

    rashow Power Member

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    hey man , not much changed , i already did that before posting
     
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    could be many things as others say but you were hit by some kind of penalty.

    in one way or another you will need some link cleanup. did you check your webmaster tools yet? they will let you know if it is a manual penalty.
     
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  16. SPQR

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    Just keep building quality links bro, that is the best way to ride something like this out. Make your website seem legit, so it will register in Google as legit. You may want to use a service to disavow crap links, and keep the good ones.
     
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    I had exactly this happen to me about 3 months ago on a site that had ranked well for over a year. I never actually figured out the problem - I just built some more good links (less than 30 of them, NOT spam) and it came back stronger than before.
     
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  18. MadStacks

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    When something like this happens 9/10 times it is probably because an old blog network you used and backlinks going to your
    website are being devalued and in return it is affecting your ranking. Go ahead and start building quality links back. If this is having
    little affect then try to single out old links and disavow them.
     
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  19. rashow

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    UPDATE :
    kept sending links to my website and it's recovering , got back first on 3 of my keywords .