Google Glitch? Anyone else experience this?

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  1. eightofdiamonds

    eightofdiamonds Newbie

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    So I have a website that I've been building links to for quite a while now. The main keyword is a very competitive one in the financial niche. So about a week ago I noticed I was on the first page. I checked on several computers and I showed up in the same spot. I did this just to make sure it didn't have anything to do with recent visits or anything like that.

    Anyway when I run the rank checker on Market Samurai it shows it on the 9th page. I click through and sure enough there it is. So without changing anything and my keyword is in the search box I hit search. Well now it's on the first page. It's been like this for a week. On Google webmaster tools I am receiving no impressions and I have no clicks for this keyword so I think it really is on the 9th page. The competition is fierce and I don't think it should be on the first page yet anyway.

    The KW gets 250k searches a month so just being on the first page should yield a boatload of impressions. Anyone else ever experience this?

    tl;dr - My site shows up on the 1st page of Google but everything else indicates it is not.
     
  2. theironlemming

    theironlemming Junior Member

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    Clear your browser history, cache, and cookies and try again. If using firefox or chrome open a window in incognito or privacy mode.

    Your search behavior can affect SERP position.
     
  3. SuperLinks

    SuperLinks Elite Member

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    Ya, there's something else going on. Clear cookies, history, cache etc.

    This'll happen because chances are you've clicked on your result a few times logged in or consistently from the same IP/computer.
     
  4. dankerman666

    dankerman666 Regular Member

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    Are you signed in to your Google account and did you +1 your own site? That will make it happen also.
     
  5. eightofdiamonds

    eightofdiamonds Newbie

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    That did it, I usually use Firefox but I tried in IE. I figured it had something to do with my browser history or Google specifically remembering that I enjoy clicking my own website.

    Thanks!
     
  6. izorgor

    izorgor Newbie

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    When u google to see SERP type at the end of search-query-url this: &pws=0

    it will
    disable google personalized search