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Penalized Directories PR Restored

Discussion in 'Directories' started by CReed, Dec 31, 2009.

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    Anyone else noticing the PR being restored today on the bulk of directories that were penalized a couple of years ago?
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    seocracker Active Member

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    PR raise to 7 from 5 for one of my sites.
     
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    uncoverthenet is back to pr5
     
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    #4
    Was awaken this morning by one friend who informed me that there was a PR update:eek:

    Checked my directories - and was happy to find that -

    I maintained the Greens for most of them - and some got + by one or two green pixels.

    Was most happy - when I found that my almost 3 years directory - without any promotion, link-building became PR5 from PR4.:cool:

    Never really worked on this directory and still maintaining PR4 + except on one occasion when it became PR3 one year back.

    So much so for link-building...........:D

    Although PR means nothing these days - still these is no harm in knowing others views on this and its impact on our industry.

    So what about your directories ........... ?
     
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    deluxdon Catch Me If You Can...!!!™ Staff

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    I am surprised too that all my penalized web directories got PR2 again. Not sure what's going on at google end.

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    Mate - here we are talking about only directories.:(

    @DON

    Google has lifted penalty on most directories - few weeks back.

    My 2 penalized sites got PR3 each. Most others got PR4:)
     
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    hyper Peon

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    Looks like most of the directories return from penalties. I still see some of them with PR0...

    Happy New Year!
     
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    deluxdon Catch Me If You Can...!!!™ Staff

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    We are talking about PR restored penalized web directories.

    DON.
     
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    Good to hear that Google has lifted penalty on directories...May be they realised the importance of directories?
     
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    Mine gained one more green last night...I was talking to Rob and did a few searches.
    eWebpages is PR4 (congrats Creed :), you deserved it!), Alive is at 4 too and DirectoryDump got PR3.

    Prosperous New Year wishes from the Big G, may be? ;)
     
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    hyper Peon

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    I think this thread should be sticky :)
     
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    www.dirwizard.com got PR2 from 0...

    I think this PR update is very kind to directories and I am very happy to the result.

    quite many penalized directories like alivedirectory.com got some green bar...
     
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    pipes Prominent Member

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    #13
    I have 4 web directories and the oldest of mine, also the first of mine to be penalised has seen pr return, thanks for bringing more recent attention to this.

    Because the others i have had pr removed later, i wonder if the same will happen for those too but at a later date.

    Its nice to see, serps penalisation undone, pr damage undone.

    Lessons learned, god yeah, lol :)

    Now if only we could get those .info networks to listen to our warnings then they might not have to go through what we went through, but they are not listening so i imagine a new wave of mass penalisation will sweep (tsunami style) on them unfortunately (for them) some time in the near future.
     
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    AMRAY Directory stays the same PR4.
    It hasn't went back to PR6, meaning not everybody got amnesty.

    :(

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    Google pleads temporary insanity. We'll see how long this lasts ha!
     
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    CReed Prominent Member

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    Wouldn't be surprised if its short lived...
     
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    #17
    All mine have remained the same - no such luck :D
     
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    It could just be a rush of generosity flowing toward G 2010. :)
     
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    #19
    hahahah... the whole PR system is temporary insanity whereas current changes
    is more like burst of madness.

    :)

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    No matter how long this lasts but at least good news is that Google care for web directories at the end :D

    DON.
     
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