Google contact form for Penguin update if you have been unfairly hit:

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  1. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 6 years ago

    If you feel your HP site has been unfairly targeted you can submit this form to Google on the newest Penguin update: … aTBQbkE6MQ

    For an interesting article on Penguin read here: … sites.html

    The signs of a Penguin hit:
    A sudden drop in traffic by as much as 70%
    A sudden drop in ranking by as many as 20 places
    A note from Google in Webmaster Tools concerning the quality of your website

    Hope this helps some of the hubbers here.

    1. profile image0
      Louidam1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the link!

    2. CulinaryFool profile image59
      CulinaryFoolposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I think you missed the most important sign. Penguin hit on April 24th. If your drop in traffic was before then, it was the new Panda rollout and not Penguin. That form you linked to was for Penguin only.

      And understand that the form is not for reconsideration. It's only for feedback. So filling it out won't help you at all. Penguin was an algorithmic change, and Google has stated they will not be making any manual changes to it.

  2. jamiew12310 profile image77
    jamiew12310posted 6 years ago

    Should i post the link to a hub or my profile?

  3. Paul Edmondson profile imageSTAFF
    Paul Edmondsonposted 6 years ago

    It looks like there has been an unreported update that came out on the 27th.  I've seen some Hubbers feeling this and I've been looking into info on it....We reached out to see what folks have to say about it and if it is Penguin related.

  4. prasetio30 profile image76
    prasetio30posted 6 years ago

    There's a blank form to be filled. "URL of a page affected by the update". Should I write my main page in HubPages, like: ? anyone has suggest me? my traffic drop up to 70%. If I fill the form and reported to google, do they help me to bring back my traffic?

    1. David 470 profile image84
      David 470posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I would like to know this too. I think we just fill out our main page.

  5. prasetio30 profile image76
    prasetio30posted 6 years ago

    Thanks, Paul. I'll be waiting a good news for us. I've been here for about three years in HubPages. It's like a comfort home for me to share my idea in writing. Thank you very much.

  6. Dorsi profile image89
    Dorsiposted 6 years ago

    Yes thanks Paul and culinary, my traffic decline was a direct result of Penguin but you are right to bring that up.


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