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Panda 4: Reducing #indexed pages. How much is enough?

I've been hit by panda 4 (40% decrease). I didn't see any change during panda 1-3. From what I've read it and when compared to my site, the change is probably due to the fact that I have over 30M ...
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When should a webmaster call it a day POST Penguin & Panda?

A friend of mine, an ex-client whose site I designed, has a problem with his ranking and I want your personal spin on his situation. It'll help if I recall some of his site history. Basically for 10 ...
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Syndicated blog content and search engines: helpful or harmful?

Against my advice, we've started buying blog content from a syndicator. The content is not unique, and searching for quoted phrases shows this content in use on a few dozen other blogs. My initial ...
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De-indexing pages and checking with Google's site: command

I am trying to de-index a certain url from google, but for some reason it just isn't working. I added this snippet: <meta name="googlebot" content="noindex"/> To this page: ...
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Getting de-penalized from Google Panda?

My site was hit by Google Panda on June 16th. After that I did everything I could to de-index and de-link the bad content. According to some reports, the google panda algorithm was run again on July ...