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Penalized by google on a 3 week old website?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by spectrejoe, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    So I started a new amazon site 3 weeks ago, added only 2 articles so far both with 1k+ words very related but not duplicate content, both are unique.

    So I got a cheap diversity package(~30-40 links) 1 week and half after creation just so I could then start sending strong backlinks towards my main anchor, 1 weeks afterwards I added a sitewide link from my other website (~30 links) and so far it hasn't even pop up in top 300 for VERY EASY keywords + I have tried google'ing my titles with quotes and they don't show up on google only shows 0-1 results and it's never my website.

    So how can I "audit" my website to find what's wrong with it?

    1- All content is unique and perfectly readable.
    2- No ads spam.
    3- Thought that it may have been because I had used a word too many times and it had 8% densite, reduced it to 4% which is pretty good for a 1 word keyword that I'm not even targetting.
    4- Noticed how categories were showing the whole posts so I got rid of categories to avoid duplicate content.

    And still nothing.
     
  2. Ding Dong

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    STRANGE... if you don't mind, can you share your site URL by PM, I will try looking into what could be the problem...

     
  3. spectrejoe

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    Sent PM
     
  4. JasonXDC

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    Sending links to a brand new domain within such a short period is literally asking for it. The only acceptable links would be social media types. Google has a Sandbox where new sites go thru an automated evaluation of sorts, and some sites that are affiliates or those that lack social proof and identity with profiles tend to be stuck there longer.
     
  5. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    tbh I've always start doing links from an early "age" and never had this problem and the site has like ... 70 links maximum in almost a month it isn't a lot, I've also sent a few social shares
     
  6. Brad100

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    Add your website to Webmasters Tool and see if the domain name has been penalized.

    And did you try to Google "Site:www.yourwebsite.com" to see if it's indexed at all?

    P.S: 4% Keyword density is pretty high imo, you shouldn't have more than 2% exact match keyword density in a 1000 words article, use a lot of LSI keywords whether they have any monthly searches or not. I personally make sure that my exact match keyword density is no more than 1-1.5% and then I naturally place a lot of different keyword variations in the articles and it works perfectly for me.
     
  7. juanpopo

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    ok, this is an interesting case, will wait for updates :)
     
  8. spectrejoe

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    The 4% keyword density is for 1 word not the actual keyword that I'm targetting.

    Example:

    "Motherboard for I5 4460" the word motherboard would have 4% density since it's used way more often than the keyword "motherboard for i5 4460" which would have ~1%.

    If I do the site: it does show up but if I search for the title of my articles in "" it doesn't even show up
     
  9. Ding Dong

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    Checking it man.. It is fine with on and off-page, good metrics as well. It is not penalized, and have 84 pages indexed in Google. may be you have to wait for your homepage to get into the SERPs.

    I am sending you a PM with little more details ...
     
  10. spectrejoe

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    Yea everything but my homepage + my pillar post shows up on google.
     
  11. vitarank

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    That is very generous of you. I was going to say that may be OP overdid things LOL. but with a 3 week old website it is still a long stretch :D
     
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    You put backlinks to your new born site i think this is the reason G send you ban hammer.

    Many guides, tuts and articles about SEO recommend to wait atleast a month or two before give any backlinks to new born site even if the backlinks is from clean and strong site.

    10 days site with only 2 articles with few visitors only and already have 40 backlinks is fishy for G.

    Say if you have regularly 100 UV/day, in normal situation from that 100 UV not even one of them put a link on their site pointing to your new site. And in your case, 10 days old site already have 40 strong backlinks.. my opinion, that makes G think you are spamming your new born site with backlinks to get rank.

    Regards
     
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    NO. he has only 20 some back links which is not too much to take ban hammer for Google. Links and on-page are not definitely the reason I guess.

    thanks man, still trying to figure it out what could be the problem. :p sometimes, its become Strange and unpredictable..

     
  14. Gromit

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    Did you check the domain in waybackmachine to see it's ever been used before for something shady?
     
  15. DarrenKFord

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    Strange as it takes 1-2 weeks for site to start crawling, and you got penalized in just 3 weeks old site.
     
  16. xplosiv

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    Don't tell me you used those useless "sherlock hacks" packages or adventure king rubbish. And if you only gave 1 keyword and started optimizing for it straight away it's no wonder you got booted.
     
  17. spectrejoe

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    No, I used a package of around 30-40 links for diversity aka 5+ keywords unrelated to the niche like check us out, click to see more etc.

    Other than that I did a total of 35-40 links 30 sitewide with Brand anchor and the other targetting different keywords.
     
  18. markantos

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    There are two things here

    1. The site is only 3 weeks old. Who told you its penalized? It's 3 weeks old my friend with 2 articles on it. Can you be a bit patient.
    2. On the issue of sending cheap links to new websites...Please don't. The money you spent for links would have been better used for getting more content in your website.

    My friend, SEO is patience. No matter how great those BST threads look like, if you don't have patience you are not going to be long with us on BHW.
     
  19. spectrejoe

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    I have several websites though 3 weeks is more than enough to have the website pop up on top 300 at least
     
  20. s14blackhat

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    It's not related to your webpage but I had a site that was running for first two weeks, it got ban hammer from Google. Because of pure spam.