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Thu Aug 20 20:34:56 EDT 2009


Changed the site on Monday and dropped like a rock on Tuesday?

That's likely to just be co-incidence. Not even Google moves that fast 98%
of the time.

That kind of movement sounds like you have a relatively new site ... is that
true?

Steve




On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Mitch Pirtle <mitch.pirtle at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Steve,
>
> I'm not an SEO expert but have learned over the years that content
> that is presented in identical fashion on two sites is a bad thing,
> and that the second website indexed will be punished for it.
>
> The thinking is that some folks tried to game the system by making
> thousands of identical websites with identical content, in order to
> overload the top of the list for their chosen keywords. Their plan was
> to make sure ALL links on the first page went to one of their
> websites, even if all of them were the same.
>
> I'd reconsider republishing content from one site to another - or move
> the content from one to the other before the next index from
> googlebot.
>
> Maybe another Steve from Atlanta would like to weigh in?
>
> -- Mitch
>
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 7:21 PM, Steven Wang<sqwang01 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have a site melanomapictures.org that was listed as #8 on google
> search. On monday, I added 30 articles to the melanomapictures.org from my
> other site. Now, I discover google droped my listing to #300 in just 2 days.
> >
> > How did this happen? Does google think I "stole" the contents from
> someone else? If so, how can I fix this?
> >
> > many thanks
> > Steve
> >
> >
> >
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