Why banned Rapiddigger.com?2 Recommended Answers
No one here can tell you why your site is banned -- we can only make guesses based upon Google's limited public announcements and the results of our own testing.
That being said, let's make some guesses. :)
Copyscape gives your home page a clean bill of health.
Are you sure that Googlebot can crawl your site? Have you checked in Google Webmaster Tools?
Let's see what we can find in Google's Webmaster Guidelines (http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=35769#1)
. Don't load pages with irrelevant keywords.
Does the text on the home page under "Recent Searches" look like keyword stuffing to you?
. Keep the links on a given page to a reasonable number.
This page probably violated that rule: http://rapiddigger.com/pages/last1000/
. Use robots.txt to prevent crawling of search results pages or other auto-generated pages that don't add much value for users coming from search engines.
This is probably a big one for this site. Were you caching user search results and getting them indexed? It certainly looks that way: http://rapiddigger.com/encyklopedia-pwn-2010-rapidshare/
What you were doing can work really well, until you hit the random Google ban. What percentage of your traffic was from Google for those long-tail searches? I don't know what to recommend to you, because your site is on the edge of legality and Google is unlikely to reinclude it in the index no matter what you do. I guess you have to try though, right?
Because it's sheer spam.
>>> It's one of most popular web services.
Don't let the trolls here get you down. Some people just have to take out their low self-esteem issues on others.
>>> or instruction and almost impossible to deny that it never happened.
Of course it's the other way around.
As for me, I don't listen to "directions" or "instructions", I do as I like ... if that happens to coincide with what other people think this forum should be, the better.
>>> When John Mu posted to this topic telling you
>>> to be nice, that was direction and instruction.
A plea - no direction and less an instruction.
>>> On January 25th, 2011, we've requested site reconsideration.
>>> Should we repeat our request after these changes or should
>>> we wait for the previous request to be processed?
Wait until reconsideration is processed. Don't expect your site back in the index too soon, your site will sure have to go through an extended time of "quarantaine" after having been banned.
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