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Who will be under loss after the March update? [closed]

Who will be under loss after the March update in the below scenarios? Type 1: Site which gives nofollow link instead of ugc, follow, sponsored, etc Type 2: Site which receives nofollow link instead ...
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Black SEO by competitors? [duplicate]

Checking the new backlinks to my website https://superbank.ru in Google Search Console I noticed many backlinks in various junk blogs pointing to my website. One example: http://zeldesign.co.uk/shop/...
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Should I disavow backlinks from crawler based websites?

I analysed the backlink profile of my website and found that a lot of websites which generate their data by crawling the web, were pointing to my website. I have special concerns for this one specific ...
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My site's performance decreased after the Penguin 4.0 and Possum updates, is there something specific I should look at?

Lately I have been monitoring my site's performance, especially now that the Penguin 4.0 and Possum local algorithm updates have been rolled out. The site has a new design and it went live around ...
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Do you need to disavow on [HTTPS SSL] after performing a disavow on [HTTP]

I have a client which disavowed a few thousand dirty links from his site profile back in February 2015. Recently the site was switch from HTTP to HTTPS (SSL enforced). Google recommends that you add ...
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Backlinks received FROM affiliate sites through affiliate links. Bad for SEO?

I run a money site, and we also offer an affiliate program system. My question is, will the backlinks created from people posting my affiliate links on their website hurt or help my ranking? Example:...
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When does a good link become toxic

It is my understanding and correct me if I'm wrong but with Google's penguin and daily BACKLINK algorithms it will do several checks before rewarding for the link. It will then regularly check that ...
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What are best valid offpage SEO techniques? as per google's latest algorithm [closed]

I am trying to find and use offpage SEO techniques for my website but most of search telling me that google has updated SEO algorithm and some offpage techniques now google is considering as SPAM. So ...
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Ensure that previously "Google penalized" domain is okay to use

Background My client's previous SEO team used link farming to increase the rank of the old domain. Due to this, the site was penalized by Google. When we took over, the old domain seemed completely ...
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Can't recover from Panda/Penguin/Zoo? Think to start a new site

So I got hit by Panda/Penguin before two years. My site was completely white-hat, and it was wallpaper related site. Such type of sites have no much text, but I have tried to describe every wallpaper ...
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Are these backlinks hurting my site

I use Godaddy hosting. The preview DNS for my site is enabled (as there's nothing much i can do to disable it or turn it off) and as seen in the below screenshot, the previewDNS has generated a lot of ...
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Moving to new domain

One my site has been hit by Penguin penalty. Without waiting for next Penguin release I want to move my site to another domain. Using 301 for pages could pass the penalty back to the new domain. I've ...
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Google re-started caching my website

I have a website which was recently penalized by Google and all of a sudden it stopped caching my pages. After some research, I found out that issue was due to too many duplicate titles as depicted in ...
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How to check that I have recovered from Penguin 2.0?

I have 3 year old website which has been hit by Penguin 2.0 in May. The website traffic dropped almost 30%. I have been working hard from last 2.5 months on the website and my website's traffic ...
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Using an old penalized domain for a new website

I had a website with 2 domains like these: firstdomain.com and first-domain.com. The main domain was first-domain.com and the other one was 301 redirected to first one. The main domain got a Google ...
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After Google's penguin 2.0, is a DMOZ listing still effective? [closed]

Please look at the following questions in which answers say that a listing in DMOZ is useful for rank: Does an entry in DMOZ significantly help the ranking of a web site? Is it really worth ...
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How many days could google updates my pages titles and contents order [duplicate]

After Google's penguin 2.0 - I call it dracula - my website has lost about 30% or more of its traffic. The following screen shot from my Google's webmaster tools account should demonstrate the ...
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.htaccess redirection for my domain?

I have a site that has been hit hard with Penguin and Panda. So hard I have put up another domain and installed a CMS and rewritten the content the page has a good PageRank but was hit hard with ...
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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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Low pagerank backlinks - does Google penalize?

I have a new stock discussion forum and I would like to promote it. Specifically, I have two ideas in mind to help promote it: 1) Become a member at other stock discussion forums. Make high quality ...
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How do I get rid of Google penguin? [closed]

My site is affected by google penguin, traffic on my site down, missing keywords on search engines. Please help me get rid of this algorithm
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Adding site credit in footer of site as a <a> tag - bad practice for google penguin?

When I'm making a clients site I always include a link <p>site by <a href="example.com" target="blank" rel="no follow"><strong>example</strong></a></p> Is this bad ...
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