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Why would I stop ranking for my main keyword?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ethanmitchel, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. ethanmitchel

    ethanmitchel Regular Member

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    Ok, so I'm a bit lost here. I have a fairly new website, usually I have no problem ranking any website in the top 3 results in the first page but this one website I recently stopped appearing all together for my main keyword which I find to be SO BIZARRE!, my site is not sandboxed since it's still indexed and ranking for other keywords but the main one just totally disappeared this week, what in the world?

    Any advice from y'all?

    Thank you.
     
  2. hardcorebiker

    hardcorebiker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It happens and on top of that Panda update happened this week. So that could also be the reason?
     
  3. ethanmitchel

    ethanmitchel Regular Member

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    Umm maybe, I am baffled!, anyone else??
     
  4. azguru

    azguru Elite Member

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    If it was recent, it was probably Google updates. Either that or it is just jumping around a bit.
     
  5. raza01

    raza01 Regular Member

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    My site got hit this month too all big keyword lost ranking. I hope they bounce back soon.
     
  6. PirateHackz

    PirateHackz Newbie

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    Sounds like a Google update. Consider the google disavowal tool if this is a brand new site. Otherwise maybe just scrap it and move on...
     
  7. ethanmitchel

    ethanmitchel Regular Member

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    Got it figured out with @acotut's help. Ha, all my main kw backlinks died somehow. Witchcraft!