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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jerzydawg, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    So one of my blogs got sandboxed for some odd reason. It happened overnight and the only thing I did yesturday was I modified the title tag and then I modified the meta description and copied and pasted my competitions meta description to see If anything would occur in ranking. I noticed today my site is no where in Google to be found and I dont really know why either.

    It is a 1 year, 4 month old domain and Its got more than plenty of links to it. I havent build links to it in a while - I just let it sit there do its own thing.

    Is my domain permanently sandboxed or has this happened to others too? Whats the solution?

    Searching for it with URL: and Site: in Google - No results.

    I am using WPRobot fetching from various RSS feeds along with Yahoo! Answers on the blog. I have Google Analytics and am using Adsense.
     
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  2. bullseye123

    bullseye123 Regular Member

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    From the sound of it, Changing to the competition Meta Description triggerd something in the google bot. Also Autobloggs is slowely but surely becomeing very difficult to rank for, and get's the sandbox very fast due to Google's latest algorithm.
     
  3. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    Possibly.

    Im going to guess the domain is either sandboxed or delisted but not sure.

    It was ranking pretty good - I was getting 1.5 unique visitors a day until now.
     
  4. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    No one else can help me out?
     
  5. milton

    milton Regular Member

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    You copied a meta tag directly from a competitor (I'm sure you're not the first and only) and yet your blogs are entirely other people's work and you're wondering why you're not ranked?

    The spiders are looking for unique content, when they surf your site they're looking for unique content and compare it. On your site(s) they won't find it since its being put in on a feed therefore on Google's algo system your page would have little to no pagerank.

    It depends on your RSS feed but I imagine alot of people are using the same RSS feed giving little value to whatever content is produced. Revise the site then resubmit it to webmasters. Hopefully it'll get indexed.
     
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  6. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    Should I be posting content manually from now on? If so, should i just leave the old posts and start publishing spun articles?
     
  7. fnd80

    fnd80 Regular Member

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    1.5 visitors a day? who was the half? a midget?
     
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  8. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    1.5K is what i meant meaning 1,500 unique visitors.
     
  9. ingredible

    ingredible Junior Member

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    It is not sandboxed it is deindexed .. no wonder autoblog with the new google update ~ I have already disabled all adsense ads on my autoblog network to avoid a ban

    sorry for you .. but I am lucky that I decided in november to go only for unique websites
     
  10. milton

    milton Regular Member

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    Google employs people studying machine intelligence, artificial intelligence and data organizing. By employ, I mean they go to PhDs from CalTech, Stanford and Oxford. If your cheating, they'll know.

    Google is implementing alot of things. They don't want people scraping info and making autoblogs. They don't want people link building.

    The best thing you can do is to create your own content regarding whatever your site is. When googlebot/spiders roam your site, they'll find keywords similar to other sites, which they'll determine and rank lower. You can spin if you want to but again the spiders roam a ton of stuff, analyze it and analyze it against other data sets and will rank you accordingly. Will it save you? Probably not.

    I guarantee you will see alot of similar sites fall off on ranking and even get "sandboxed". You have to remember, if your niche is similar to others, it needs to be unique. That's the only sure way.
     
  11. jerzydawg

    jerzydawg Supreme Member

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    So how should I do this...should i just target certain keywords and make like 4-5 articles on the sites and build backlinks to it?
     
  12. milton

    milton Regular Member

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    It is up to you dude. I am just telling you that Google's system is extremely complex and Larry is looking to get rid of the junk shit sites (no offense).

    1. Original unique content - BEST
    2. Spun articles from other sites - OKAY
    3. RSS Feeds - WORST

    It depends on your articles, their uniqueness and preservation of the keywords. Avoid putting keywords it and make it flow naturally.

    Also, it depends on your RSS feeds. If they're being used by everyone, it hurts everyone. Also depends the feed directly. Google knows RSS feeds.
     
  13. Glass23

    Glass23 BANNED BANNED

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    You really dont need mass keywords, just write an article about what you want to rank for, and it will naturally be good keyword wise.
     
  14. RyanRRR

    RyanRRR Newbie

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    wait few weeks. i think you are in sandbox so if you have orginal and unique content google remove your site from sandbox.