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I need a second SEO opinion...

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by maildigger, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. maildigger

    maildigger Power Member

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    One of my (content) money sites took a hit in February and I can't figure out why.

    No blackhat tactics used.

    Many important keywords dropped from top 3 to top 10 / 30 / 50 positions.

    It seems that more keywords are dropping as time goed by.

    My ahref rank took a dive from 2M to 4M at the same time.

    What could it be?
    How can fix it?
    I need expert advice :)
     
  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    maildigger Power Member

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    Well it seems to line up with Google’s Phantom V update which targets brand names (Google’s core ranking updates).
    My website is in the travel niche and also targets travel brands keywords.
    The question is... How to fix this?
     
  4. Asif WILSON Khan

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    If you believe it was Phantom V then these might offer some tips:
    http://blog.searchmetrics.com/us/2017/02/15/google-phantom-5-update/
    http://www.gsqi.com/marketing-blog/google-algorithm-update-february-7-2017/
    https://www.google.com/search?name=...om+V+update#hl=en&q=Google+Phantom+V+update&*
     
  5. ThopHayt

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    Agreed, seems onsite and update related. Just read up and go back and think about changes you made in the last 3-6 months to the site before the update.

    -ThopHayt