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I just had a huge increase in search traffic...

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by James2, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    I looked at my stats for the last week today and noticed that my search traffic has jumped up around 500% in the last few days. This of course is very nice indeed, but I haven't done any extra SEO work on the site (although lately I have been getting some natural backlink juice from high PR sites in the same niche as my own).

    I'm no SEO expert, but could this increase be due to the backlinks, or has there been some sort of G update lately? I've checked my PR and it hasn't changed at all.

    Thanks for your time guys,

    James :)
     
  2. Berkeli

    Berkeli Regular Member

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    forget about PR dude.. Google hasn't been updating it for some time now.. if other Legit sites are linking back to you, that's the best SEO there is.. so deff increase is because of that.
    or negative SEO lol
     
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  3. moonshine7000

    moonshine7000 Senior Member

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    Its from Google updates.Some people sites got hit and others had fluctuations in rankings.
     
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    Update .
     
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  5. remon24

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    i too got a good boost in one of my site last week for 3 days, around 100% more traffic but after that it came back to normal.Seems like google is twisting the positions a bit
     
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  6. James2

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    I was inclined to think it was the backlinks. Strange thing is, there are Amazon links all over my site. I though G hated those.
     
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  8. James2

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    Why not indeed :) Whatever it is, I'm not complaining.
     
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  9. faibol

    faibol Power Member

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    that's the spirit, you're clearly doing something right so congrats ;)
     
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  10. bartosimpsonio

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    I had a sudden spike for a site and when I looked it was a political scandal that somehow I ranked for (unintentionally). The scandal broke and there I was with an unrelated post on position #1. Sometimes it just happens.

    Better yet if it's a long time trend.
     
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    Your site seems to be doing well while others are falling at the moment. Praise the lord lol
     
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  12. James2

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    What's the best free analyser tool to see what I'm actually ranking for?
    Thanks for the positive vibes btw guys :)
     
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    webmaster tools search queries
     
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  14. SigmundFreud

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    Oh and I thought I was the only one getting this GIF from AddThis team for sudden spike in my traffic.
    AddThis_Traffic_Alert.gif














    It must be some update from G side. Congos dude.
     
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  15. James2

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    Cheers :) Is that a gay rave? lol.
     
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    Seems indeed Google is launching some sort of update which may or may not have negative impact for some but positive for others.
     
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    Hahaha...I didn't even notice that...It definitely looks like it.
     
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  18. James2

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    Not a set of boobs in the house.
     
  19. faibol

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    it's a sausage fest :p
     
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  20. Mister Don

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    I have seen positive rankings in the past 24 hours. A lot of it is from rankings lost on Sept 29th though.
     
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