Google webmaster tools just showed a decrease in my site's backlinks from 1250 to 966. I am bummed...I have been working really hard on getting high quality links for the last couple of months. Has anyone else noticed something similar for their sites? Anyone have any ideas what could have caused this? I know that none of our links are paid or otherwise junky.
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Firstly, don't sweat it. Google only shows you a sampling of the sites it knows about. Just because your backlink count dropped doesn't mean that Google doesn't recognize your link on those sites anymore.
Just keep tabs on your traffic and make sure that this isn't a trend that …
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