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    Sand Box Symptom or Google Dance or Google Garbage


    I've been diagnosed by the resident SEO's has being in the Sand Box.

    Using the multi-dc check tool http://www.seologs.com/dc-rank-check.html I find interesting results for desired search term -

    In data centers starting with 64, ranked 19-3 times, r 22-2, r 98-3, no ranking - 9.

    In all other dcs (start #216 and #9, no rank - 24 times).

    SIMPLE QUESTION - Is this the Sand Box or the Dance or Google Garbage?

    Seriously, all serious explanations are much appreciated. We're only talking about Internet livelihoods here

    Thanks beforehand.
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    the easiest way to check if you are in the sandbox is to ask your self a few questions
    1. How old is your domaiin? anything uder 6 months to as old a 12 months could very well be in the sandbox
    2. check allinanchor:your keywords, if you have been getting links, and your site ranks high for allinanchor but low for the terms than you may be in the sandbox, do this for multiple terms and some less competititive terms to get an accurate answer.
    3. Have you added a lot of content recently.
    4. how long have you been doing SEO on your site, is the content indexed, and is the site well optimized for the keywords yopu want it to be?
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    Google is running some test in some datacenters to identify the G Spammers by disabling the sandbox.

    ike it has been told, if your site is new and having a rank, dont trust it which will probably will be sandboxed shortly.
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    Thanks googler...


    Prior forum discussion here and discussion elsewhere led us to believe that a move from non dashed domain name to dashed domain name (onlinepokertools.com > online-poker-tools.com)10/05 caused sand box. Specifically the transfer gagged cause host (since changed hosts) used 303 redirect instead of 301 which we instructed them to use. 303 inplace for 3 months until discovered

    Answers

    1 - Domain name was purchased 5/04, not used until above.
    2 - allinanchor: online poker tools show listing being #4.
    3 - Add 2-3 pages of new content per week, new links daily, + Blog (relatively new)
    4 - Doing SEO since about 10/05, keyword optimized via WebCeo and checked against some other sources. Ranked 1-5 at Yahoo and MSN. Content is indexed.

    Note -

    #8 on search keyword (online poker tools) has 75% of Google bls count that I have. #3 on results is DMZ.

    Thanks again for your help.

    Originally Posted by googler
    the easiest way to check if you are in the sandbox is to ask your self a few questions
    1. How old is your domaiin? anything uder 6 months to as old a 12 months could very well be in the sandbox
    2. check allinanchor:your keywords, if you have been getting links, and your site ranks high for allinanchor but low for the terms than you may be in the sandbox, do this for multiple terms and some less competititive terms to get an accurate answer.
    3. Have you added a lot of content recently.
    4. how long have you been doing SEO on your site, is the content indexed, and is the site well optimized for the keywords yopu want it to be?
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    Originally Posted by dolay
    Google is running some test in some datacenters to identify the G Spammers by disabling the sandbox.

    ike it has been told, if your site is new and having a rank, dont trust it which will probably will be sandboxed shortly.
    Hi Doly do you know this or are you just speculating?

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