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Google Algo Update Feb 7th, all but confirmed...

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ThopHayt, Feb 10, 2017.

  1. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    https://www.seroundtable.com/google-search-algorithm-update-23381.html

    It appears that something rather large went on with the algo on the 7th. Numerous sites like Algoroo and Mozcast are reporting major shake up's, and I myself have noticed wide spread movement (up, mostly) across many sites I track.

    It is really hard to tell if this an on-site or off-site update, and I have yet to see any single common thread between sites that moved. My best guess would be it's an automated AI-created update... and it is probably centered around either spammy links, or maybe around content quality. It's really hard to tell which, because most spammy links do lack content quality. So even an on-site update on content could appear to affect off-site links.

    -ThopHayt
     
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  2. agent-x

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    40% increase from G to my money site here.
     
  3. ThopHayt

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    Lol yeah, it's been kind to me so far as well. Very unusual for an update, but I'll take it.

    Are you good about using quality content on your sites and T1's? I'm curious if all the 'winners' of this update had good content.

    -ThopHayt
     
  4. zungazunga

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    Ups, downs, recovery and the usual story. Pointless to give it any attention really.
     
  5. JustUs

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    Whenever G updates an algo, if I run a search I will only get the first three or four links of that search. This has happened four times in the last week or so. My guess is that they rolled one out twice and retracted it. nothing to think or worry about; and certainly nothing SER should get its panties in a twist over.
     
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    Could be. It's an adult tube with mostly unique content, and no real BH methods to speak of (no PBN links as of yet).
     
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  9. teris3

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    yep, lots of ups and down at SERP...
     
  10. subnetweb

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    Yes, I can confirm that 2 Google updates have hit us on 5 and 7 February .This is one of the most powerful Off-site checks run from Google of backlinks and still is on.
     
  11. davids355

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    Noticed some big movement in serps as well...
     
  12. bartosimpsonio

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    Traffic is relatively the same, but earnings went up in one site. I guess it's driving more targetted users. Not pissed at a G update - hadn't happened for a while.
     
  13. Max0756

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    many keywords fall down from page 1 to page 5 for me.
    anyone has noticed an such big increase on his site? and maybe an idea why that is happened?
     
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    Stop reminding me! :( I lost big with the update. Half my main online business.
     
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    Seen alot of ups and downs recently one of my money sites is killing it in the serps the past week!
     
  16. buying links

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    A lot of movement here. I track around 30 sites keyword rankings very thoroughly and the two points below jumped out from looking at my data:

    1. sites I'm going more white hat in regards to link building, reporting best gains. For these sites I'm getting links from places that aren't only good high TF/CF, these links are also driving quality traffic that spends a long time on the sites and converts as well. Lots of branded and raw url anchors, very little money keyword anchor text. Ridiculous link diversity as well.
    2. sites that have regular and diverse social signals did well

    SEO ain't dead, it's very well alive and for those of us who don't cut corners --- we're making a killing over here :) I urge the rest of "SEO's" to continue building shitty content, shitty websites and shitty links. Makes my job all that much easier.
     
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    yeah, noticed alot of up and downs dancing around
    hoping it will stablize soon
     
  18. Vanzant

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    My site went up 70+ places for huge keywords without any links 2 days ago. The content is topnotch though. My friend's site also shot up about 20 positions. Interesting movements!