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wtf? Added content to website and lost ranking!!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by drogon, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    So my site was no.1 for two particular keywords for several months now and drops to no.2 for a couple of days here and there. Well i just added new content and immediately fell to no.4 for one of my keywords but still no.1 for the second keyword.

    Added new content to 3 other websites and all suddenly lost ranking too. Whats going on?

    This is original and unique content btw.
     
  2. wannabie

    wannabie Elite Member

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    Its a small dance that's all!
     
  3. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Never heard of Google dance from adding content!! Guess you learn something new everyday especially in IM
     
  4. novel92

    novel92 Regular Member

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    i have the same problem for any of my website...
    once i add content i loose ranking...
     
  5. bgrry

    bgrry Newbie

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    Are you talking about your home page or inner page that was ranking? if it's homepage that's because your new content has changed the content of homepage (ie pushed a post back to 2nd page or changed the keywords on your home page somehow). Just keep linking/doing whatever that worked, it will come back.
     
  6. traveller1970

    traveller1970 Newbie

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    maybe the new content has too many keywords in it (stuffing) or it triggers G to visit your site and re-index the page based on a newer ruleset... Sometimes it helps to create some backlinks to the inner page (the article) directly
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    No, home page is the same. I added content using inner pages.
     
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    tjs54 Newbie

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    As I have always said, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". I never touch a couple sites I have on page one and they stay right there, one has been number one for about a year. and I never put anything new on it. It makes about $400 a month from adsense and the only thing I do is check the stats from time to time.

    I'm afraid to change anything for fear of jinxing it.
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Not often...basically never. But thought i would add some content to keep it fresh and be proactive to stay at no.1 spot!! Looks like i shouldn't have bothered!!
     
  11. wannabie

    wannabie Elite Member

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    There you go then, Google is checking out your site and re-evaluating because of the new content!

    With content you have to keep it ongoing, not just chuck up a few pages every few month

    You should get those serps back though but keep link building and use varied anchor text
     
  12. dowser

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    I got it too, but all I did is add another cpa offer - it went from #1 to #38, it's at #33 this morning, so who knows. (Of course I've removed the offer and added some backlinks). They may have a script that detects changes on high spot ranking pages and follow up with a manual check?
     
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    wannabie Elite Member

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    How did you add the CPA? Content locker?
     
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    softer2256 Newbie

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    Content lockers can definitely affect the serps, or it might be a dance.
     
  15. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Well just dropped to no.4 for my second keyword now so both keywords gone from no.1 to no.4. This site had already made me $600 this month before the drop in ranking and thinking of removing the articles and set it back to how it was before the drop?
     
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    safaristyle Regular Member

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    add more unique content
     
  17. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Did you actually read my post??? I just added unique content a few days ago and that's why i lost my rankings! I actually added 2 more pages 2 days ago and now both keywords have gone from no.1 to no.4.

    So your solution is to add even more unique content and drop further down?
     
  18. skohh

    skohh Regular Member

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    You sound like a little bitch dude, he is here trying to help you, on his dime. Fix the tonality in your language, then get off this website and fix your fucking site FFS!
     
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  19. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    You are the little bitch using swear words. Maybe you need to realize that this is not DP where you just make stupid replies to add to your post count if you cannot really help!

    Use your common sense here. I post that i added unique content a few days ago and lost ranking and seeking 'experienced advice' not some idiot telling me solution is to do what created the problem.

    EG, Hey, i accidentally shot myself in the foot! So what's the solution? Reload and shot myself again???

    Get some common sense in your stupid little brain before posting!
     
  20. skohh

    skohh Regular Member

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    I add conent on the daily my friend. No problems yet. Maybe you need to stop acting like a little bitch and get back to work.
     
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