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Rankings Skyrocket then hit rock bottom. WHAT THE HELL?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Relato, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. Relato

    Relato Registered Member

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    Hello,

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    I have been optimizing my website for 8 months now for relatively easy keywords. I have links from theguardian, BBC, .gov's, .edu's, many pillow links, and my own small PBN (15 domains) all are dripfed very slowly yet the website is moving up extremely slowly.

    I have ordered about 20 posts from a (good) PBN supplier, nothing much but positive change on all keywords. I ordered another 20 posts which started delivering by 10th of January and dripfed till 24th (see picture), by the 20th the rankings went crazy and skyrocketed. Only three days later when they hit rock bottom and kept dancing till just two days ago where they stabilized. Rankings slightly better than before now but is no way like the peak.

    I really have no idea what to do. Competitors websites are crap, they have 5 TF and a very weak link profile (and I'm sure they are not ordering PBNs or anything). It has been 8 WHOLE MONTHS. What should I do?

    (Ah, and the website is custom built (not WP, or any CMS), running on a dedicated server, pagespeed optimized, has two mobile apps linked, constant high quality social signals, structured data, a lot of high quality handwritten content, .. so I'm not sure what the hell is wrong.)

    Thanks...
     
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  2. klawre1221

    klawre1221 Regular Member

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    Havin the same problem.
     
  3. lightningblitz

    lightningblitz Elite Member

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    How good is your PBN?

    What is the anchor text profile like?

    Are you positive top ten does not have a PBN? (You would be surprised how 'crappy' site use a PBN)

    I would bet it is something super simple which is causing the problem.

    Ranking is taking longer now, but 8 months for an easy KW? No way based on what you telling us.
     
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  4. Relato

    Relato Registered Member

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    TF 20+ and niche relevant.
    That's the whole point. I have no idea what can I do more..
     
  5. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    here is the problem
     
  6. Jack Torrance

    Jack Torrance Power Member

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    Mine go like:

    7 > 0 > 7 > 0 > 7 > 0 > 7 > 0 (etc.) every few days for about 6 months... Well maybe not that long but for a while now, different from dancing, It is happening on numerous different pages. Is it the same for you? Wish I could fix it.
     
  7. ThopHayt

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    Google is messing with Mobile right now it seems, is your site mobile friendly?
     
  8. umerjutt00

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    I would avoid buying pbn posts and spend the money building up your pbn making them good quality pbn rather then crap pbn.
     
  10. Lauriat

    Lauriat Power Member

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    This is simple, you purchased pbn posts, they got posted on homepage causing high spike in rankings, then later when new orders come in your pbn posts roll off homepage and lands in fresh pages with no value and your rankings drop to where they were before.