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Google Targets Sites Using Private Blog Networks With Manual Action Ranking Penalties

Google has reportedly taken action on sites participating in private blog networks, also known as PBNs. On September 18th, Google sent out widespread manual action notices via Google Webmaster Tools to these sites for “thin content” spam. Private Blog Networks, BPNs, are generally…



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SearchCap: Google Manual Info Box, Bing Ads History Report & Where Is Our Penguin Refresh?

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Ads Refreshes The Change History Report Bing Ads has rolled out a new look for its Change History reporting. The new format groups changes made by a user at…



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“It Was A Manual Action Against eBay, Not Panda 4.0″ That Caused A Drop In Rankings, According to Re/Code by @mattsouthern

Since Panda 4.0 was rolled out early this week, there have been reports about which websites saw the greatest drop in rankings. According to the reports, eBay was one of the top Panda losers. [Update]: this article was amended to reflect that this breaking news is via a report from Re/code. While it’s true that eBay was penalized by Google to the extent that they’re no longer showing up for thousands of different queries, there are now reports stating that Panda 4.0 may not be to blame. Today, re/code reports that “according to a person familiar with the situation” that eBay […]

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It Was A Manual Action Against eBay, Not Panda 4.0, That Caused A Drop In Rankings by @mattsouthern

Since Panda 4.0 was rolled out early this week, there have been reports about which websites saw the greatest drop in rankings. According to the reports, eBay was one of the top Panda losers. While it’s true that eBay was penalized by Google to the extent that they’re no longer showing up for thousands of different queries, there are now reports stating that Panda 4.0 may not be to blame. Today, re/code states that eBay was in fact penalized by Google, but that the drop in rankings was caused by being hit with a manual action. It was just a coincidence […]

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Google Hits eBay With Manual Penalty In Search Results

What really happened to eBay dropping in Google’s search results this week? A source familiar with the situation tells Search Engine Land that Google hit eBay with a manual penalty this week. A manual penalty is when a human being at Google reviews a site and decides that it deserves some type of…



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Did Your Manual Penalty Disappear? It Probably Expired

Did you know that all Google manual penalties have an expiration date? In some cases, they can expire after just a few months. In other cases it can take years. So is there a discernible pattern to help us know when a penalty is going to expire?

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Manual Link Building to Relaunch as Marketing Signals Due to Changing SEO … – DigitalJournal.com

Manual Link Building to Relaunch as Marketing Signals Due to Changing SEO
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SEO has fundamentally changed. We can no longer game the system like we used to be able to. Google is catching up with the blatant SEO techniques that many of us previously used. The emphasis has shifted from direct anchor text on made for SEO sites …

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Not Ranking in Google: Is a Manual Penalty, Algorithmic Change, or Content to Blame?

Is it possible to tell if your website has been impacted by one particular Google algorithm? That will be extremely tricky, according to Google’s Matt Cutts. In 2012 alone, Google rolled out 665 changes to how search results are ranked.

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Google’s Matt Cutts Implies MyBlogGuest Publishers Will Receive Penalties, While Many Begin Receiving Manual Action Notifications

Google has taken action on a large guest blog network that we believe is MyBlogGuest.com. In fact, the owner of MyBlogGuest.com, Ann Smarty confirmed last night she received a penalty. Yesterday, there as confusion over if those publishers who participated in MyBlogGuest.com would also be…



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Manual Spam Action Revoked! A Case Study

Checklists of how to get out of a Google penalty abound. Five things you should do, five things you shouldn’t do, etc. But the number one thing you shouldn’t do is ignore it. I want to tell you the story of a two-year long penalty, the steps we took and how something we never thought…



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