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Should I say Bye Bye this blog after Penguin updated

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seolaptop, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. seolaptop

    seolaptop Power Member

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    Hello all

    I have a blog (about 5 months old)
    I create unique content and build backlink by buying some PBN, web 2.0, manul commenting, manual forum posting and some guest post from quality site (wikipedia, buzzfeed, hozz...)
    I build backlink slowly.
    Anchor text:
    - 30%: other
    - 10%: brand name
    - 15%: main keyword
    - 15%: second keyword
    - 20%: URL name
    - 10%: my name

    I do seo for 2 keyword: main and second
    After Google update Penguin: Main kw: #11, second kw: #15
    Today, my position is: #60 and #70
    Search: brandname: do not see on page 1 but see on page 2
    But..the position is not for my main site, it for my other page (domain.com/page1 and domain.com/page2)

    My site do not get any massenge or warning from Google and get indexed for all page.

    So, should I bye bye this blog or remove the low quality backlink (or use Disavow Links Tool) and wait the next update ?
    Please help me
    Thanks
     
  2. wiredtattoo

    wiredtattoo Newbie

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    Its too early to decide either way, so better check your links and improve upon them.
     
  3. SpookSEO

    SpookSEO Senior Member

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    Don't get frightened just yet. It is very common for keywords to jump around, especially after an update.
    Don't do anything drastic just yet and just analyze what happens.

    There is a decent chance they'll just start rising again.

    To answer your original question:

    Since your blog is not de-indexed in any way nor notices of penalties it's definitely not worth it to put it to sleep.
     
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  4. innosoft

    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    if you used spun content in web 2.0s then you are likely to be hit. May be your PBN got sacked.
     
  5. seolaptop

    seolaptop Power Member

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    I use only unique content for web 2.0 or any guest blog
    Event blog commenting
     
  6. seolaptop

    seolaptop Power Member

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    So, I should sleep now and wait, right ?
     
  7. brendanshanaham

    brendanshanaham Newbie

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    I would wait at least a week before I'd do anything.

    If the rankings remain the same:

    1. You could remove low-quality links with Disavow tool and wait till the next update (this will probably take a long time)
    2. You could just buy a new domain, get your old content, make a new blog and start ranking again (a better choice IMO)
     
  8. arsonmouse

    arsonmouse Newbie

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    This is crazy, how long ago was it updated because one of my main keywords. The big million dollar company who has #1 keyword for every keyword im trying to get just vanished off of G. I don't see them all the way back to the tenth page, However my keywords have creeped up to the 1st and 2nd page. So whatever they did at this point i hope it stays like this haha
     
  9. Jack Torrance

    Jack Torrance Power Member

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    Isn't 15% to the main keyword way too high?!
     
  10. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Give it a couple of weeks. My first assessment about this disaster, I mean update, tells me the index data is old and your site is relatively young. So give it time.
     
  11. Getwhatchuwant

    Getwhatchuwant Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    According to SEL the update is complete http://searchengineland.com/google-releases-first-penguin-update-year-206169?

     
  12. mahamad3

    mahamad3 Regular Member

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    Maybe it's just a Google dance, wait for couple of days.
     
  13. seolaptop

    seolaptop Power Member

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    Google is completed for this update
    I think wait a few day or few week is not change this game
    Google - you win !
    I think I will start new project
     
  14. Gandoff

    Gandoff Newbie

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    You're gonna make it brotha. Start a new project :)
     
  15. dzuster

    dzuster Regular Member

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    Better wait for any update. some of my keyword dodge this update, you can still create new project for better plans.