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Rank decrease.

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by verilix, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. verilix

    verilix Elite Member

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    Hey,

    I've been reading around, and I get what being sandboxed is and everything, but I have a question regarding one of my sites.

    It's been open for around 5 months, and made it into the top 3 results for a quite a few keywords. Then about.. 2-3 weeks ago, everything disappeared. My website is still indexed first for its name - but no pages, posts, or anything else seem to be in the SERPs when I search. Even if there's barely any results for the keywords I typed in - and I had previously.

    So my first question is: Is it possible I was sandboxed? or is it just bad luck? (I know my website should disappear from the SERPs completely if sandboxed - for a while - but I can't think of anything else.)

    Second question: Could it have anything to do with the amount of posts I make a day? I run a video website - and it gets a couple thousand unique's a day, however I try and stick up series as a whole - some ranging from 12 episode series / 12 posts, to 50 episode series / 50 posts.

    I've tried to cut it down to only around 12-24 posts a day, but I read you shouldn't do more then a certain amount of posts a day.

    Any help is appreciated!
    Thanks!
     
  2. darkmobius

    darkmobius Regular Member

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    i think as long as the amount of posts is natural, i don't think you should be worried. Ask yourself if someone could post X number of posts a day. Obviously its hard to post 200 new posts a day but if you are doing 12-24, i think that's natural enough. In my opinion.

    And also, google ranking algor changes constantly so i think its normal to see ups and downs?
     
  3. verilix

    verilix Elite Member

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    Well I've been getting about 15-20 natural backlinks (non spammy and niche relevant) for the past 1 and a half months, so I'm keeping up with that.

    Another thing I should've added, though: I was using Platinum SEO Plugin for Wordpress - and it broke my site for a couple days. After I fixed it, I changed to All in One SEO Plugin. Maybe changing SEO Plugins messed it up for a bit? Iunno. Hoping someone can shed some light on this. =P