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Rankings Dropped from number 2/3 to page 2

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Openside, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. Openside

    Openside Power Member

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    Hi All,

    I have been building links for the last few months on this domain using various services here.

    I ordered a service here for high pr links and my rankings have dropped to middle of page two for all keywords.

    My anchor diversity is ok but naked url percentage is only around 35%. Could this be the problem? Should I build more links with naked anchor text?

    The competition is even lower for their naked urls.

    My rankings were steady for the last month before this.

    Any chance this could be a dance?

    Thanks for all the help.
     
  2. fxphil

    fxphil Senior Member

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    What service? Be specific on the package you ordered as well.

    With he Limited information here it sounds like a dance but I would check webmaster and see if anything behind the scenes is affected your rankings.
     
  3. linktolinker

    linktolinker Junior Member Premium Member

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    Yes... Check your webmasters.. Also check if any of your old backlinks were deleted.
     
  4. Martin1971

    Martin1971 Senior Member

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    Not that difficult:

    One of the services you used is infected, just find out wich one!
     
  5. Openside

    Openside Power Member

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I don't use WBT's as I don't really trust it.

    What would be the best way to see what services it could be?
     
  6. ilim72

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    If you use them in different time frame you can estimate by when drop occurred but if they all been done in short period of time that would be impossible, may be by reading BST threads and see where people complain more about service.
     
  7. Openside

    Openside Power Member

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    Yeah I have been using like 1 a week but not seen any complaints about any services on the reviews.

    Would it be my anchor text?
     
  8. TheUnborn

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    My rankings dropped too, after 1 day all back to normal, just wait for 1-2 days and see.
     
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    exactly what happened to me a week ago, but it's back up. Wait a week maximum, if it does not come back then check your back-linking strategy.
     
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  10. Openside

    Openside Power Member

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    It's been 5/6 days now and still no recovery on it.

    Starting to get a bit worried now.

    I see there are some services on here that look at bad links and take care of them...should I give one of them a go or wait another few days.

    Thanks!
     
  11. DamageX

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    Congrats to the winners. :D
     
  12. Openside

    Openside Power Member

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    hmmmmm wrong thread?
     
  13. graffe

    graffe Newbie

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    How did you go? I know of a guy that cleaned a site for me I can pm if you want?
     
  14. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Senior Member Premium Member

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    Keep building backlinks. That's what I would do and diversify the anchor as much as possible. If no penalty then you will rebound. Google authorship and Plus Ones help. I'm not just saying that because I sell them but because I see results from them.
     
  15. DamageX

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    Absolutely the right thread. ;)