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Site That Used To Rank #1 Is Losing Visibility Across All Keywords Monthly

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lolseo, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Hi Guys

    I set up an EMD site November 2013 (I had to change my old domain name due to an affiliate name, so i redirect that domain to my current EMD Domain)

    It was going great up until May 2014. Since then i've slowly, slowly started to lose vsibility, despite adding more & more content to the site, and building better links.

    My initial link building strategy was tiered link building using web 2.0. I manually created web 2.0's, manually spun content, posted links back to my money site.

    I then used GSA for my tier 2 + 3, generating the content via kontent machine.

    I then moved onto guest blogging. Finding bloggers on twitter primarily, or through Google, looking at competitor sites backlink profiles for sites they'd guest blogged for, and tried to score guest blogs off these same sites.

    I stopped adding web 2.0 propery links around May 2014, following the Panda 4.0 update, stopped my GSA campaigns and focused purely on guest blogging & building social profiles & activity.

    Other than this, nothing else about my strategy has changed.

    All guest blogs ive written are 100% unique. Not spun in anyway etc.

    Ive attached some visibility screenshots of my site.

    Despite my continued efforts of guest blogging & adding content to the site, NOTHING im doing is working. Its just dying a slow death.

    I've never had a penalty. Never bought links. The content I put on the site is all in depth, manually written by myself, contains plenty of images etc.

    I monetise the site through affiliate links. However I've purposely added long content, 2500+ word pieces of informative content that does not contain any affiliate links what so ever to add further content to the site. I have 147 pages indexed in google according to WMT.

    Im basically completely lost, and stuck as to what I should do next. I feel powerless to get back on track. Nothing im doing is working, if anything its just slowly delaying the inevitable drop of more rankings, and thus more money.

    I've gone from the site earning $500+ a day, to some days now only earning $20.

    If anyone can give me any advice or please help, it would be much appreciated. stats.jpg
     
  2. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    How are your social signals? And CTR rate? It might be user experience the one dragging you down.
    Are links getting deleted? Do you still add content? If you stopped everything google might think your website is outdated and push it lower in the SERPs.
     
  3. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    I add content to it regularly. I'd say at least 1 article a week, with some weeks multiple articles going up. Its no different to what I did when i first started the site.

    In terms of social, I have tweets & facebook posts scheduled every day. My twitter account is active, so quite often content gets shared and retweeted etc.

    As far as im aware no links are being deleted, at least im not deleting any.
     
  4. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Any help pleae guys?
     
  5. klawre1221

    klawre1221 Regular Member

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    negative seo? Have you checked all your backlinks?
     
  6. ultrawhitehat

    ultrawhitehat Newbie

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    Have you got any message on webmaster tools? If you were doing well with your tiered structure, you might want to consider resuming it to regain your rankings if your site isnt penalized.
     
  7. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    I dont see an influx of links coming in, so i dont think its negative SEO.

    Not had any messages in WMT and no penalty.

    So just resume the link building and tier 2 / 3

    I purposely stopped that because of the (possible to consider) "spammy" links that probably lead to a bit of a fall in May 2014. Started to follow googles "guidelines" and its getting me no where
     
  8. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    bumping this up for help
     
  9. innosoft

    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Try to Add Schemas and see if that helps.

    Build some fresh web 2.0 with generic text.. remember, anchor text diversification is different now from 2014.
     
  10. hennyhen

    hennyhen Newbie

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    How is your anchor diversity? Build more web2.0s and tier them up as usual, just try to go heavy with spam a little higher up from your properties.