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Google is Penalizing Directories

Discussion in 'Google' started by Gazgolter, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. #1
    Google had recently penalized Aviva and Alive directories!
     
    Gazgolter, Sep 5, 2007 IP
  2. leede

    leede Guest

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    #2
    why they have been penalised alone.
     
    leede, Sep 5, 2007 IP
  3. Gazgolter

    Gazgolter Member

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    Hand Job! Google is totally against sites that sell links
     
    Gazgolter, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    alejandro Active Member

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    Can you post a link to the proof of this?
     
    alejandro, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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  6. Gazgolter

    Gazgolter Member

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    do a search in google "aviva directory" or "alive directory" NOWHERE to be found!
     
    Gazgolter, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    #7
    There are already several threads open on this and its not all directories.
     
    speda1, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Hey! What happened to them. Just recently submitted my site in them. So my site has been affected....
     
    markov, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    rosiee007 Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty scary. A lot of effort had gone in making those directories such a big success :eek:
     
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    I think that may be why no PR update yet.
     
    Makubwa, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Laceygirl Banned

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    Google yet again proves that the only reason a site is around is because "they allow it"
     
    Laceygirl, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Probably because google thinks directories are pretty much useless, nobody really uses them any more now that search is so efficient.
     
    KunkVentures, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    that's interesting. why are they penalizing these directories? just because they're paid?
     
    calcrz, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    I don't think this is the reason why google did not show the PR update.
     
    bomberman, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    maldives Notable Member

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    #15
    You might want to read 7 reasons why google's paid link snitch plan sucks!

    He wrote there:
    I could not agree more.
     
    maldives, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    uttoransen Notable Member

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    may be it's just a serp fluctions! i guess we should wait for some time before making such statements!

    The cache and pr is there, so no question of penalizing as of now! it will be better if we wait for a few weeks and observe the results, before making such statements of penalising!:)
     
    uttoransen, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Blogmaster Blood Type Dating Affiliate Manager

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    #17
    wouldn't that be a favor? ;)
     
    Blogmaster, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Wow, that's actually scary. o_o
     
    Evesest, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    #19
    This is like a shock to any one who buy and sell links.

    Looks like the end of directory business is not that far!

    Not sure if we can say: Pad Directories are History!
    -- If we see more strong directories in this category we could say that for sure.

    Let us look for a new type of business.
     
    stock_post, Sep 5, 2007 IP
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    Not sure if you do researched the topic but its due to owners that where buying high PR links and got penalized for thier actions...

    None of mine where penalized and its due to myself not chasin the PR

    thx
    malcolm
     
    malcolm1, Sep 5, 2007 IP