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There doesn’t seem to be the same filter or sandbox effects in non US Google engines. For example or rank my new domain on page one in their results but no where to be found in the top 500 on
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from sza 3424 Days ago #
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Sandbox is not meant to depress your site for each and every keyword/SERP, just the ones that have the biggest revenue potential (therefore probably most important to you).In case you have a US site targeting mainly the US market, the revenue potential from or is minimal = not important to you and not important for Google. Ranking there simply doesn’t mean a thing to any party involved, so there is no reason for the sandbox to be applied.However, if you had a .de/.es site offering products for those markets, thus competing in or for highly competitive German/Spanish money phrases, you’d definitely see the sandbox is alive and kicking internationally. It just won’t affect outsiders.

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