dickbaker - 2:19 pm on Jun 19, 2011 (gmt 0)
Nippi, I think yours is the first story of a real recovery that I've read. Congratulations.
A question, if you don't mind: was any of the thin content you had manufacturer descriptions or other text that appeared everywhere on the web? You say you had duplicate content, and I'm just trying to figure out how duplicated it was.
Another question, if you don't mind. Did you regain many or most of the spots you'd occupied for various phrases pre-Panda, or have rankings simply improved, but you're not necessarily re-ranked for the same phrases? I'm really curious about statements from some people that sites can regain their rankings. For example, if you ranked #4 pre-Panda for the phrase "XYZ blue widget" and the page Google showed was www.example.com/acme_xyz_blue.html, is that page now ranking close to the same spot for the phrase "XYZ blue widget"?