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7:14 am on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hey guys,

Did anyone else notice ROR vanished from results? Look at this:

[alexa.com...]

Do you think this is a manual action?
2:19 pm on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Alexa is not the most reliable indication of traffic but according to them they dipped before the summer as well so I wouldn't think this is a manual action just normal adjustments by Google (that has been affecting a lot of us).

It could also be a case of negative SEO. Sites like ROR tend to be targets since they have negative content that targets a lot of different brands.
2:28 pm on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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they dipped before the summer

This site blocks EU IPs since May, and the enforcing of the GDPR.
4:59 pm on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hahaha ... oh well, I'd never heard of them before yet good old TOR got me there ... what are you going to do now ROR, I'm in Europe looking at your site?
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what are you going to do now ROR, I'm in Europe looking at your site?

@RedBar ! You didn't read their GDPR banner, (on top)! This is forbidden for an European to access their site! Illegal! They will sue you for having done this!
5:52 pm on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Illegal! They will sue you
I suppose it would be idle to ask whether the site itself knows that those are two different things.
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They will sue you for having done this!


Ooooh, that's entering my realm of fun and enjoyment!

BTW. I did read their banner, I just love being prohibited to do anything:-)
6:33 pm on Nov 7, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I just love being prohibited to do anything:-)

This is something I had understand :)
4:22 pm on Nov 9, 2018 (gmt 0)

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It seems to be an ORM update affecting many complaint websites. Before I saw this, I posted another thread about this here:
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[edited by: Robert_Charlton at 9:01 pm (utc) on Nov 9, 2018]
[edit reason] Alert that thread is in Supporters' area. [/edit]

12:45 pm on Nov 10, 2018 (gmt 0)

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This is possible that what you call the medical update, addresses the trustworthy of the content of a site / pages. In that case, lot of complaint and review sites, can be caught in the clean up. Not saying this kind of sites are bad, but you have to recognize that their users often posts fake messages / information / complaints / reviews
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I checked 10 ROR with dates over a year ago and all of them are PR 4 or 5. I checked new ROR a few weeks old which always rank PR 1 and now they are all PR3 or PR4
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I think that Google is sick of the payroll spend dealing with court orders, complaints, and removals. I heard from a friend in PA that they spend upwards of 13M a year on payroll just for court orders.

I think its a move to get rid of fake reviews. The market is going more clutch.co and similar sites where reviews require a LinkedIn and or a Facebook.
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seattlenetguy... WIth "PR", you mean Page? PR=PageRank, not the same thing as Page.
 

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