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Google's new update? How f4#ked are we?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by PbnGeek, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. PbnGeek

    PbnGeek Registered Member

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    searchenginejournal.com/google-introduces-new-look-blog-search-results

    So can are we doomed because of this? Authority over niche now ?
     
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    As the author says, it does a search of the blog name, so not much traffic change. However, the authority of the site/blog will definitely change. More the DA, and more it is shared on social media, higher will it be ranked in the carousel.

    It is yet to be seen what this will bring. Blog owners are still trying to minimize the 'Fred' update. This is really a small change.
     
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    Same happened with movies few years back.

    people in movie niche were mad due to the change, lets see what it has for us.

    Fred update really sucks.
     
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    Yes. But for the movies carousel and/or books carousel, you need to search a specific actor/author with the keywords "actor name" + movies or "author name" + books.

    So, it doesn't actually matter if any result comes in before or after. This is because if I'm searching for a list of movies of an actor, chances are high that I'll go through the whole list.

    However, same is not the case with blogs/websites. They are owned by different authors/owners.

    And yes, Fred update or rather every update of Google sucks. Some changes are announced, while some are stealthily inserted and implemented. :(
     
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    Fred is shaking up Google rankings big time, affecting rankings for a lot of pages and websites. #FredSucks
     
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    elavmunretea Elite Member

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    If you look after your sites properly then this "fred" update should have no effect, in fact, it's a great thing.

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    Just another myth spread by shit SEO's who need an excuse for their failing sites.
     
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    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED

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    We are 0% fucked.

    Because if you are stupid enough to compete with tech.co or mashable you're fucking retarded.

    They are not rolling this out for every blog search term, they are going to do it in niches where 99.9999% of people should not be looking at.
     
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    i'd say generally the update is going to bring a lot of sites down and as always, exceptions are there.
    Let time decide, it's too early to say anything.
     
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    Pheww, thats a relief.

    With my main niche site i was ranking on page 1 top3 for few keywords, some of them ended up on 2nd page after the update. So i am currently doing the damage control :)

    Income i make from the site is almost the same. So i am still confused what really has happened.
     
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    For every 1 down, 1 has to rise: so it isn't an exception...
     
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