WebPixie - 12:16 am on Sep 29, 2012 (gmt 0)
Two of our sites just got hit hard. Both from the 2-5 range to not in the top 100.
-The first is a three word exact match with dashes(keyword-keyword-keyword.com) that was purchased by us in 2003.
It has been page one for 6-7 years and number one a decent part of that stretch of time. Bounce rate is low, page views and time on site is high. Tons of natural links, Facebook likes, tweets, pins, etc. It offers more quality content than any other site in the niche as well as free downloads for which almost everyone else charges(millions of free downloads over the years).
It makes me wonder what they mean by "Low Quality".
-The second is not a quality site but not terrible. It is a two word keyword phrase .org without dashes. I could see it not being on page one based on it's content, but there is no reason for it to be outside of the top 100. It is not that bad.