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Site goes up in rank for a few days then dramatic drop?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by yayman, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. yayman

    yayman Registered Member

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    Hey guys,

    So as the title says, I was able to get a website from page 3 to page 2 and it stayed there for a few days. I bought links from seslingshot(dot)com yesterday, rankings go up for a few hours, then drops back to page 3. Is this just a Google dance, or am I banished back to page 3? Just haven't seen this behavior before so I'm a little concerned that the links I bought were basically useless.

    For reference, the domain I'm working with is very aged (~16 years old), and is loaded with high quality backlinks from various blogs and even the new york times.
     
  2. tg01

    tg01 Regular Member

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    Your site is dancing, wait a couple of weeks and then it should sit still. Plus with Google updating, revoking and playing with positions. I would sit tight, failing that discuss with your provider and ask what results they tend to see with similar sites.
     
  3. jamesjk1

    jamesjk1 Senior Member

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    Hmm, that's interesting. I bought a package from the same provider (secatapult, not seslingshot) and noticed similar things. Upon removing the posts, my ranks returned to where they were before. Not saying this is definitely related to the service, but it does seem odd. Did you send directly at money site or use buffer?
     
  4. howard_hughes

    howard_hughes Elite Member

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    It could either be a Dance or may be the links were'nt useful. I've not used SE Slingshot personally so Can't really comment.

    All I can suggest is, Mix up your SEO strategy a bit. Get links from different platforms and different kinds. Build your own pbn on mixed platforms - wp, joomla, gallery, etc (say 10 sites or so) - This works pretty excellent!
     
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  5. IamBlackhatter

    IamBlackhatter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Lately there's been a variation in rankings sudden rise and drop,have to wait to find where it settles finally.
     
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    it will come back , the seller has around thousands of orders completed that means the links are worthy . seller can give you a more prominent answer .
     
  7. Initial Effort

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    There have been a lot of shifts in the algo in the past few days with Penguin 3.1 rollout seeiming to almost undo parts of Penguin 3.0. Again you typically will see some dance, but biggest keys are to make sure your onpage is solid. Again feel free to open a ticket and someone can do a site audit for you.

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  8. SEO_Alchemy

    SEO_Alchemy Senior Member

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    Google dance is very real and happens all the time.... the fact that your rankings are moving around is actually a good sign (usually). New links are counted and weighed over about 1-3 weeks.

    There's no point in jumping to any conclusions until then.
     
  9. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    Just a google dance, you should be happy.