I won't mention the url but will try to be as specific as possible. After the 23rd of March, a site of mine lost 60-70$ of its google traffic. This is a 4.5 year old website that is somewhat of an authority (Top 10k alexa, Top 5k quantcast usa)
Anyways, the site is not a spammy site, has original content (its a gossip blog) And up until march 23rd was doing over 1 million visitors a month.
Now we are appearing below sites that have scraped our content. I am not sure what happened, was it some kind of late farmer update hit? I've submitted a reconsideration request so hopefully will find out something soon although I've never had a response from Google in the past and don't expect one now.
Has anyone else experienced a late march hit? I'm running out of ideas on getting this site back into its big traffic. Its very unfortunate, this site employ's 4 people and is the main bread winner for our company.