Google Traffic Drop Aug 21 to Sept 4th 2013 Study
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Posted on September 7th 2013IMPORTANT; We were hit by Panda NEW Montly updates.-. we don´t know but we now need to see what happend as can be different for every site so we need check potential "bad things" that had tiguered thishttp://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-17328.htmlThe new sheet at the botton is to try to find what tigered each panda penalty in order to avoid it and to try to recover our sites as fast as possible, if we solve what caused it our sites will recover its traffic by 4th octuber the next panda rollNew sheet linkhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AntEUErTi93DdGZzVjcydDJzd19QTl9nb0ZITXBMOHc#gid=2
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Nick to identify your sites if you like now that somebody filtered all :DAffectedblakhatGreyHatAprox % of Drop GOOGLE ORGANIC TRAFFICAffectation DateCategoryAdditional infoTLDCountry on the domain whoisEMDSite LanguageOriented to some country on Google Webmaster tools?Domain Registration DateGoogle Indexed DateWebmasterTools Manual Penalty ActionWebmasterTools Warning Message404 Server ActionAdsenseAdsense CTR (since we are not showing our sites and accounts won´t be a problem)Design Optimized for AdsenseAdsense Ads Above the fold and most of the content at the bottomAmazon Afilliate LinksClickBank Affiliate LinksOther Affiliate LinksCloack/Redirected Affiliate LinksNofollow in Affiliate LinksSite TypeThin Contents? (Honestly)Duplicated contentAggregated Content% of automatically generated contentTotal Links To site Google Webmaster toolsDomains linking to site google WebmastertoolsAlexa RankAvg Daily Visitor (before drop)Google PageRank# Pages in Google IndexBounce RateAvg Pages/VisitAddThis Social Buttons# Domain FB Likeswhen googling link:yoursite.com, how many pages you obtain ?Remember the number of link:yoursite.com before the drop?Indexed Pages Dropping WebmastertoolsHave You Done Any Link Building After The Drop?. Is It Helping Any Improvement Seen When (Date), What ImprovementCMSURL FormatURL StructureAuto Posting to Social Media?Average Desktop Pagespeed http://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/Avg Page Load time (sec) Analytics [select a week]Avarage page Speed (Alexa)$ Amount spent on Adwords301 redirects made in the past few months?How many Backlinks lost since the 1/9/2013 (checked through majestic seo)Have You added or changed Google Authorship?Analytics code on website?EDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisEDIT THIS Add your plausible option t!! must be something we have in common that triggered thisTHIS IS THE LAS ADD MORE COLUMNS
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NONoNo0%NeverNever hit before.comNOEnglish1/14/20086/1/2013NONo404 pageNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNo55488182392150328767%2.36No2400
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NONoYes0%Got hit on april 24.ruNORussian20092009YESNo404 pageYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNo8,0005004000005,00043,500
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NONoNo0.259/4/2013
Up more than down usually but have seen both ways
.comUSANO
English & Spanish
No20062006NONoNoYesnonononononogreetingsnonono0100,000500330004,000215,000652.5yes300005000+nonono,phpno90
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mrxnoyesyes0%Neverdirectoryjust wanted to add this thin one.nlNLNOdurchyes9/21/20072007nomillions410/gone customyes7%yes, fullyyes ( afs )nononononodirectory ( business)yes, onlysomeno60%8000+3641,5004269,00065%2.25no0296,000nonononocustom/link//link/no95/1000.70no0no
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LenseyYESNONO60%9/4/2013Got Panda hit on Jannuary, got unnatural links manual penalty on March, and revoked on April. Got Impressions recoveried on August.comUSANOEnglishNO20062006NONO404 pageNoNoNoNoYesYesYesE-commerce70% Thin Content in product page, copied from vendor's official websiteYes, product pagesNoNo17,976645820181,5004100,000nonoNo.htmlcategory/post-nameno
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YESNoNo25%9/4/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglish20112011NONONoYesNoNoNoNoNoNotoplistYesYes with added valueYes50%300,0006009000025,00033,000,00065%3.5No100004NoNoCustomsefNo
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YESNoNo30%8/26/2013Never hit at this level.comUSANOEnglishUSA19992005NONONoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoeducationNo, but pay gateNoNo0%400,0003,07718000100,0001,500,00052%2.97yes3000045NoNoNoCustom.htmlno77/100
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YESNoNo42%9/4/2013NEVER.comUSANOEnglish2002NONONoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesBlogNo, real, original contentNoNo0%51,2233107882,11436NoNoWordpress
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YESNoNo50%8/21/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglish20062006NONONoNoNoNoNoNoNoTRAVELNoNoNo0%42030019500003003 and 4 108653No65170NoYes but not helpingNo
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YESNoYes50%8/25/2013Never hit like this.comUSANOEnglishMar 2013Mar 2013NONONoNoNoNoYesNoNoBlogNoNo0%4,187580886579,00001,4006%5No100000NoYes but not helpinglittle bitWordpressends with /category/post-nameYes64/10027.63
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YESNoNo50%9/4/2013Got hit on april 24.comNOSpanish20102010NONO404 pageYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes1,0005010000002,00021,000
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YESNoNo60%9/4/2013Never hit before.wsCanadaNOEnglish20062006NONO404 pageYesYESYESNoNoNoNoDirectoryNoYes with added valueNo0%
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YESNoNo70%8/21/2013.ruRussiaNORussian2012may 2013NONO
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YESNoNo70%9/4/2013.comNOEnglish20112011NONONoYesNoNoNoNoNoYes>1.000.00030139.***6,0002
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YESNoNo75%9/4/2013hi 9/4 1st time.orgNOEnglish12/4/20042004NOSoft 404 errorsCustom error pageYesYesNoNoNoNomusicYesYes0%863,0005240000004500462,00090%1.2Yes2
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YESNoNo75%9/4/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglish20132013NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNotoplistYesYes with added valueYes50%80,00060700000600N/A80,00065%2.5No50044NoYesYes, full recoveryCustomsefNo0For all categoriesYes
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YESNoNo75%9/4/2013Never hit before.frNOFrench20112011NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoPlace IndexYESNONO100%20010030000050,00001,000,00080%3No1000NoNoNO
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YESNoNo75%9/4/2013Got Some minor hits on 8/25/2013.coNOEnglishjuly 20102010NONoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoSearch EngineYesNo100%58,19555,9724700020,00033,700,000452Yes00NoNoNoNo
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YESNoNo80%9/3/2013potentially.comNOEnglish20132010NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoarticle money lisfestylereal content w/ a lot of leveragingNono300,00018000160,00043,000,000702Yes
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YESNoNo80%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSANOEnglishNO18/9/20111/10/2011NONo404 pageYesNoNoNoNoNonews aggregatorNoYes with added valueYes95%86331300000450045,00080%1.3Yes65000YesNo,noNoCustom devNo83/1000
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YESNoNo80%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSANOEnglishNO31/3/20132013NONoRedirect to homeYesNoNoYesNoYesYesblog/reviewsNoNoNo0%6,400137401468200N/A1611NoNoWordpressNo0Nevera lotyes
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AppsYESNoNo80%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSANOEnglish20082010NO410 ErrorNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNews and AppsNews unique - Apps are taken from Play Store
Yes - apps, duplicate from play store
No5,937,6301124952,679,879yes1700010nonoto be seen
unnatural spike back to normal levels for one hour at 1am on the 5.9.2013
customno69/1006198
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YESNoNo85%9/3/2013Minor Hit 8/25/13 recoverrymxMexicoNoSpanish/EnglishMexico20122012NoNoHomeYesYesNoNoNoNoNoliricsyes0%477356400009,000012,000,00039%1.53yes4800NoCustomNo extentionNo95/100
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YESNoYes90%9/3/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglishFEB 2013FEB 2013NONoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoEntertainmentYes with added valueYes0%40013395586500050080%3No1000No
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YESNoYes90%9/4/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglish1/1/20022003NONo404 PageYesYesNoYesYesYesmusic blogYesNo0%7,000100200000040032,10050%2.5No1004noNoYes, image searchWordpress
yes, index to subdir index
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Bob76YESNoNo90%9/4/2013Got hit last 2 weeks.pkNOEnglish2013March 2013NOServer ErrorsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoMp3 Search EngineYesYes. Mp3 LinksNo90%33,0001754200065,000N/A150,00049%2.3Yes8000In WMT NO. Site: Yes
Getting Some Links Will Report Soon.
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YESNoNo90%9/4/2013Got hit last 2 weeks.ptNOPortuguese20122012NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoshopping directoryNo10%No0%017601037120032,00067%2.06No40
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YESNoNo90%9/4/2013Never hit before.comNOEnglish20112011NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNotech specificationsYesYes with added valueYes0%
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YESNoYes90%9/4/2013potentially.comUSANOEnglishNo20122012NONoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoeducationNoyes with added valueNo0%10020450000001800671.7No01NoNoNoWordpressno
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myne123YESNoNo95%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSANOEnglishUSA2/3/20132/16/2013NONoRedirect to homeYes1.9%NoNoNoNoYesNoYesecommerceNoYes with added valueYes50%33,98922266299979009,72154%2.2No00noNoNo,noNoCustom dev.htm .html .phpNo90/1002.780NeverNoyes
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YESNoNo95%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSANORussian20122012NONoCustom error pageYesNoNoNoNoNoecommerce aggregatorYesYes with added valueYes13,000208750001,00001,000,00055%2.5No000NoNocustomno extensionNo824.14$20 a year ago
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YESNoNo95%9/4/2013
got hit during Feb-2013, recovered later during June-2013
.comYESEnglish20092009NONo404 pageNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes with added valueNo300501000000503300no
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jdogYESNoNo98%9/4/2013Never had issues before.comUSANOenglishno20132013nonoCustom error pagenonon/an/an/an/an/an/aTech BlogNoNo0%4311037840250018642%3.5yes0noyesno resultsnowordpressno extensionno96/1001.892.10only non-www to www0yes
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myne123YESNoNo99%9/4/2013.comSpainNOEnglishNO4/4/20055/7/2005NOSoft 404 errorsRedirect to homeYes3.4%
so so Ads matchs colors and look of the site but looks like ads with even in text format on accord with all their TOS
NoYesNoYesNoYesblog/reviewsNoNoNo0%19,1672257488091,40011,30160%2.4No21noNoNo,noNoCustom dev.htm .html .phpNo/5.260NeverNoyes
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myne123YESNoYes99%9/6/2013Never hit before.netPanamaYESSpanishUSA8/17/20108/21/2010NONo404 pageYes0.45%NoNoNoYesNoYesYesecommerceYesYes with added valueYes100%6,495471994873700037,85251%2.1No40noNoNo,noCustom dev.htm .html .phpNo89/1001.980NeverNoyes
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YESNoNo80%9/4/2013Never hit before.comIndiaNOEnglishNo2011NONoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoblogNoNoNo1001,200146282816032,000502yes8000noYeshtm/aspxNo
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YESNoNo40%8/21/2013.comUSANOEnglish20102010NONONOYesYesNoNoYesNoNostreaming videoNoSomeNo<1%324,0001110008,617614,000741.85Yes4800094noNoNoNOwordpress//Yes79/100100s
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yok2504YESNoNo55%9/4/2013torrent siteNever hit before.comTurkeyTurkishTurkey20082008NOCouple 404P2P/DownloadSomewordpress/permalink//permalink/No80
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MIKEDYESNoNo40%8/29/2013NEVER HIT before.COMUSANOENGLISH20092009NONO404 PAGEYesYESNONONONONOAUTOMOTIVENONONO0800805
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YESNoNo60%9/4/2013I LIVE IN HIT ZONE.COM
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YESNoNo50%8/23/2013.comUSAYESEnglishYesMay 20132013NoNoNoYeskitchen blogNo 100% original contentNoNo089975345812yes3nononowordpressyes0Yes
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JVerstryYESNoNo85%9/4/2013online servicesNever hit before.bizUSANOEnglishNoMay 20132013NoExpected 404sCustom error pageYesmatch colors, text & imagesNoNoNoNoNoNotime related servicesYesNoNoYes but no scrapping101022,5001,75yes0nonono.htmlno89/10000No
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yesnono80%8/24/2013
it was a EMD before and I just did a 301 to a new domain after improving site
.com
not today but was in the past
english noMay 20132013no
no but I did have quite a few 404 errors
custom error pageyesyesnonononoyesno0%1,744741,00030344%3.12yes410no
slight drop but I think I added no index to categories or something
no havent done anynowordpress/%postname%//%postname%/no73yes from old site EMDno
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cubeYESNoNo40%8/26/2013edu.COMNO
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YESNoNo70%9/4/2013Never hit before.comUSAEnglishYesMay 2012June 2012NoNoCustom Error PageYes3.8%NoBalanced PlacementNoNoNoNoNoDirectoryNoNoNo0%370797873352,1001223,30361%3Noo16,000220,000NoNononone/link//link/No90/1000.30NoNoYes
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jpYESNONO85%8/16/2013blogblogspot with custom domain enabled.orgPanamaNOEnglishNOSeptember 2012October 2012NOYESabout 50% redirected to homepageYES3%YesYesNoNoNoNoNoHow-to BlogNo, 100% originalNoNo0%19,2926111570712,300235550%1.58Yes2500noNoNoBlogspot/date/postname.html/date/postname.htmlNo70/100180Yes, from .blogspot to custom domainYesYes
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PunkYESNONo80%9/4/2013Never hit before.comIndiaNoEnglishNoFeb 2013March 2013NoNoRedirect to HomeYes1.4%Only colors matchedBalancedNoNoNoNoNoLyricsNo, but Lyrics can't be thickLyrics will be sameNo<1%5,00024065K22,00001,500801.3NoWordPress84/1003
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kmoneyYESNONo75%9/4/2013Boost in traffic 8/1, hit on 8/16, another boost on 8/23, now back down .coUSAYesEnglishNoNovember 20122012NoNoCustom Error PageNoNoNoYesYesYesBlog/reviews/newsSome, but mostly in-depth pagesYes, some news postsNo0%265471300000175027057%1.9yes2702noNoNoNoWordPress/page//page/No75/1005.84Yes, from old domain to new one and internally when changing site structureYesYes
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KumarYesNONO40%23/08/2013CelebritySite traffic goes down after 23rd of August and going down while never build any back links from mine side, all links are coming from end user who like the site..comIndiaNOEnglishNODec 2022012NONOCustomer error pageYesNot reallyYesNONoUesCelebrity 100% Original with 300 to 350 words per postNO0%550901,30,0006055065%40 secondsYes1000nononever done any link buildingnoWP/page//page/no843NoNoYes
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ALYesNONO90%25/09/2013MusicRecent site about 1 month old. Domain is a few years old. Site was getting 600+ hits a day and now I am lucky if it gets 50 visitors a day. Organic traffic has dramatically dropped..comAustraliaNOEnglishNO20092013NO
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September 4th 2013
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PANDA Study