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Thin content with little or no added value

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by elior99, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. elior99

    elior99 Newbie

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    All my website pages rank dropped suddenly , i looked in google webmaster and see this message:

    "Thin content with little or no added value"

    If someone know 100% how to fix it i can pay very good.
     
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  2. Buzzika

    Buzzika Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    PM me the website URL, I will take a quick look and give my suggestions. I cannot fix it for you, but I can guide you for free.
    Edit: Received your PM. I already found a few problems. Will dig a little deeper and give you a small report in the nxt 24 hours.
     
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  3. ceo10kadayy

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    How much content do you typically have on a page? You might just want to start writing a bit more or diversifying how each page is set up.
     
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  4. elior99

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    i have about 350 words on page , about 100 words is the same and the rest 250 is not the same in each post..
     
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  5. JamesConway

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    pretty simple solution to the problem bro, start producing content that is more insighful, or pay someone to do it for you!
     
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  6. clevelandslim

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    My suggestion is to use 400-600 words per post.
     
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  7. nakaam30

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    this is the same message people get when they are deindexed or been caught doing PBNs, but you got it for actual thin content?
     
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  8. CrazyBuddy

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    what type of content you are using on your site.
     
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  9. pantherblack

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    how many of content pages do you have on your site?.
    Number of outbound links from the site?

    One thing is for sure you need more content and good content
     
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    Here's a video from good ol Matt Cutts explaining the said manual action and giving you the advice on how to fix it :)
     
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  11. Jagwilson

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    thatd be better. the golden area is about 600-700. 250 is way too low so that google comment sounds right
     
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  12. starki

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    First of all: No offense, but this is one of the most serious penalties, it simply says that your site is pretty much pure crap. To get the penalty lifted, you need to file a reinclusion request. For a successful reinclusion, you need to fix the problem first, completely. Only deleting the content won't help, you need to present Google a site with content that actually has value for visitors. Just "unique" rewritten Amazon customer reviews to pretend you are a "review site" or similar won't cut it.

    Be aware this means no less than rebuilding from scratch, you'll never get out of this penalty by just adding a few hundred words here and there. If you don't have loads of great links or a premium domain, think about starting a new site instead. Sounds harsh, but it requires the same effort onpage minus the reinclusion request.
     
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  13. ral4ever1985

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    i received the same message as well
     
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  14. pillso

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    I think u have a afiliate website and your website have be desindexed from google maybe
    and your site have duplicate content
    your site will be back in google in 3 or 4 years
    sorry;-)
     
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  15. ChanzGrande

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    No need to review anything here at all. 100 words the same, and about 200 different. You appear to think you can target single word keywords. Good luck with that. You should consider that you wrote or got written complete garbage that simply restates the targeted keyword over and over again while never actually saying anything at all.

    Your site needs to be completely re-done - period, and you've likely blown your domain out of the water for months with terrible content production strategies, and I'm guessing equally destructive 10 year old backlinking strategies.

    Back to the drawing board OP. Making money DOES actually require very little effort, but I think you've pushed the envelope just thinking all you had to do was write anything and people would just love your site because it exists. This ain't no "Field Of Dreams." They don't come just because you build it. IT has to actually be something. Is it?
     
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  16. ZeroDouble

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    You normally get this penalty on a money site because;

    Your content is only there to promote affiliate links and doesn't offer anything that the user can't get on the actual product site. Just blindly adding more text wouldn't help. You need to add something of value to your web pages.

    Personally, I'd just dump the domain and start again.
     
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    Add some more content to your site. What you want is Google thinking out of all those pages ranking, yours is the most helpful one - that's what you should be aiming for onsite.

    350 words is just a summary - you want the full articles in there.
     
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    Hi Matt, is unemployment making you bored, so now you have to come and hares n00bs at BHW with your fear mongering?

    @OP just ad some more content (5/10 500 word articles will do fine) and ask to have the penalty lifted, i have had this happening a view times, do't worry, Matt is wrong, this is one of the easiest penalties to get lifted, don't be like Matt
     
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    You are wrong, Period.

    Why do people like you feel the need to spread des information, OP's domain is fine, if he addresses the thin content problem and request the penalty to get lifted it will get lifted, there is no need to completely redo your website or even worse to dump the domain, just do ask they asked.

    I know cus like i said before i have actually met this same problem a view times and these sites are still up and running, the bad shit people spew as advice, why i wonder....
     
  20. Jumbuck1976

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    This is your problem. There's not much you can really say with 250 words hence the whole "thin content" issue.

    You need to start writing buddy! It's a simple fix and once it's done submit it back to Google and you should be fine again.

    :cool: