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Penguin 3.0?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TrollDad, May 15, 2014.

  1. socialblast

    socialblast Regular Member

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    I lost rankings too yesterday. All keywords dropped from #5-6 to #30+. Seems as though it's already hit.
     
  2. ttmschine

    ttmschine Power Member

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    Well if it has hit this'll be the first time ever that I haven't been smashed to pieces by them - that's assuming it's finished rolling out and just hasn't got around to me yet LoL.
     
  3. irdeto

    irdeto Regular Member

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    my ranking drops don't seem to be as dramatic as everyone else. I'm still on page 1 for my terms but I'm right at the bottom of the page. so i basically might as well not be on page 1 lol
     
  4. winosergio

    winosergio BANNED BANNED

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    For me it has happened like this between yesterday and today.

    In 5 different websites, all of them ranking top 10. I was thinking it was something else, because all of them are churn and burn, but it was very suspicious all happening at the same time.
     
  5. liguagua

    liguagua Newbie

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    common site also have guest blog and exact anchor text. It is really bad.
     
  6. krswlr

    krswlr Junior Member

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    I see that people are getting ready for another update. Who cares anyway? It's not the first not last we will see changes in their algo. Till then we could only wonder what particular types of links it will hit.
     
  7. SerpEvil

    SerpEvil Supreme Member

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    if i fucked past penguins i will fuck this one also
     
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  8. LiquidSnake

    LiquidSnake Power Member

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    Almost all of my sites dropped too, definitely something is going on in SERPs.
     
  9. Samarket

    Samarket Newbie

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    More likely to be Panda around this time of the month. They said they are not going to announce it every time as it runs every month - according to the Mueller guy from Google you will see if you have been hit by Panda as you will see your site had a major crawl (Panda running through it) just before your rankings drop.
     
  10. Kelsen

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    Several of my sites have been hit on the 12th May.
     
  11. Phobos

    Phobos Registered Member

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    Confirmed. Same here, one website dropped 3-6 pages for most its keywords. No changes in terms of SEO/backlinks from my end.
     
  12. huyphan47

    huyphan47 Junior Member

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    My site dropped from 1x to 3x in the last couple days, but I did order some high PR links so it's hard to know it's the dance or algo update :(
     
  13. Valkurm

    Valkurm Power Member

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    Someone asked about non-US website. There are changes too. Several websites lost some positions, I'm getting a lot more red than green on these last 24 hours.
     
  14. ttmschine

    ttmschine Power Member

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    Well, don't know how true this is but supposedly Penguin 3 hasn't rolled out, they've been testing some algorithm changes.

    I guess that's the "dipping their toe in the water" before unleashing the hounds of hell.
     
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  15. Kelsen

    Kelsen Regular Member

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    One of my sites was two months old. Ordered high PR blog posts, ranked on first page.
    And now slapped in the face, it's not even top 100...
    One worthless URL is ranked on 110. Homepage? Nowhere to be found.
     
  16. wizzthefugzz

    wizzthefugzz Newbie

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    One of my sites thats been ranking well started showing a drop as well, time will tell whats going on.
     
  17. Phobos

    Phobos Registered Member

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    How was your link profile like? Other than High PR posts, what other kinds of links were there? Could you also tell me the speed at which you built these links?
     
  18. leobar

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    what if it was today or it will be tomorrow? does it make a difference?

    4 keyword, ranking #1 Here.
    Nice and steady.

    good luck everyone!
    Leobar
     
  19. jstover77

    jstover77 Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    This! Every time I go on vacation, something happens. If you remember this time last year there was a big update. I think it was May 22, Penguin 2.0. Smack dab in the middle of my vacation. I'll be away next week as well. Let's see if Google allows me to enjoy my vacation.
     
  20. Resolution10

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    I'll paraphrase this according to my own experience.

    Out of 20-30 sites, the ones that lost rankings during last week were the 2-3 sites that were "in vacation mode". Not being updated for the last 2-3 months.