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PURE SPAM Manual Penalty?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by acapitalTee, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. acapitalTee

    acapitalTee Power Member

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    I recently got a manual penalty on my site and WMT's said I had a Pure Spam penalty across my whole domain name. I am not sure why but I'm thinking maybe it was because I was content locking and there was no real content on the site. Just images that when clicked a content displayed telling the visitor to download something. Could this be the cause of the Pure Spam penalty? I am asking in case I can recover it. Any tips or suggestions
     
  2. omnipotent$

    omnipotent$ Regular Member

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    It depends on how much time you've put into the site. If you've got major plans for the domain than you should try to make it more legit in googles eyes. If it's just a quick domain you're just testing stuff on, I'll just move on if I were you. Time is money.
     
  3. acapitalTee

    acapitalTee Power Member

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    Yes it was meant to be a long term site. I've put quite some time into it.

    What I would like to know is how to overcome this penalty if possible?
     
  4. goldendeli

    goldendeli Regular Member

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    Yes it's possible, you need to fix your links. I'm not sure what a pure "spam" penalty is but I'm assuming you mean your backlinks right?
    Find a link removal service, they'll help you find the spam links and remove them.
     
  5. acapitalTee

    acapitalTee Power Member

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    No it was not the backlinks.

    I also have absolutely no idea what a pure spam penalty is or how to recover from it or if it's even possible to recover from it. Really hoping someone will chime in to help