| 12:59 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Have you always had those spaces? If not what was the URL?
If yes,then the drop in ranking is unrelated. Is the drop sitewide or just on those pages?
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| 2:01 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
yes the gaps have been there for a long while
Its the main page (which has no gaps) that has dropped down to about 100. thats the one i monitor mainly.
I recently added some more unique text content to some of my pages and i am thinking maybe i over optimised it using too many keywords. I have re edited it so the number of keywords are the same as before the issue.
I also put a keyword in the author tag along with my name,
something like "Bob Smith: Artist"
i have since removed this but am wondering if that was what caused the problem. I dont use link farms or buy links.
However i did recently pay for manual submission to 100 directories.
Would it be worth resubmitting it to google?
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| 2:32 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
|However i did recently pay for manual submission to 100 directories. |
Perhaps this is your problem. Google can see this as unnatural link growth.
| 4:51 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
You want to keep it as natural possible. Change is expected to your pages, but it's easy to over do it. It is also a long term endeavour. Make a change and wait to see what happens.
Do you track the other SE's? Up, down or the same?
When you do a bulk submission it can backfire. Google knows you are paying for it.
| 6:56 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
Yeh Bee, i think i made a mistake with the bulk submission
I won't try that again.
Jbin, I'm at number 4 in yahoo
and at number 1 in Bing for my main phrase
I just did a sweep for any 'hidden text' that might have mistakenly got on my site. When i viewed the site with jacascript disabled (as an seo site suggested),i saw a link from my web hosting company back to one of their sites, at the top of every single page on my site!
Its a free host package i recently changed to.
Would google classify this as a 'hidden text' issue ?
I certainly didnt know it was there! lol
Looks like a need a better hosting service
| 7:06 pm on Jul 23, 2009 (gmt 0)|
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