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Mammoth Update Incoming?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Expertpeon, Aug 23, 2014.

  1. Expertpeon

    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    My tracking tool is showing a huge update incoming right now. Seeing massive changes (all pages outside of page 1 are changing completely so far across about 150 terms I track).

    Gird your loins folks, looks like an extremely aggressive Penguin on my end.
     
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  2. DatMoney

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    Yeah they are pushing some buttons. That's for sure!

    I am seeing slight fluctuations in the traffic levels over the past 3-4 days.
     
  3. topmm

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    yap, look at that charts

    hxxp://algoroo.com
     
  4. Expertpeon

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    Algoroo is a trailing indicator, but I expect it to be off the charts tomorrow. This seems like Google has attempted to rewrite their algorithm to almost completely prefer inner pages (at least so far). More than a few terms have pages 2-10 completely filled with inner pages of sites now.

    It's the largest shift I've ever seen minus the very first penguin update.
     
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  6. DatMoney

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    haha :D You accepted the challenge.
     
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    Lets hope this goes smooth. Quite many people consider linking to internal urls so this might not affect them. lets hope the best
     
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    I hope someone pissed in that bucket first....

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  9. tony_d

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    It may well be a function of the types of sites that I operate, but, I've seen nothing out of the ordinary in the past few days.
     
  10. Expertpeon

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    This was an update in the last, I'd say, 8 hours. I'd say it's more niche specific so far than anything, only highly competitive terms seeing movement yet of this level (which is typical for penguin, which they test on high comp terms first and then move onto others).
     
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  11. b1step-ahead

    b1step-ahead Power Member

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    The scheduled update is here...
     
  12. loael

    loael Newbie

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    Lmfao do you know the exact relevance of you making a piss reference to Jason Genova?

     
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  13. tony_d

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    Pretty sure Jason Genova has nothing to do with this thread...
     
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    I have also noticed a huge serp change for 2 of my sites.
     
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    Fingers crossed. i am noticing some + change.
    - = -
     
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    3 of my sites strangely ranking first page and 1 site completely off of serps. Lets see how this goes !
     
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    Are you guys talking your black hat churn/burn sites diving, or larger legitimate sites? I don't do churn/burn and I'm seeing universal growth. Perhaps it is targeting quick money sites...?
     
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    I have noticed big changes too, something is definitely going on.
     
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    Also seeing alot of action going on in SERPs last 24 hours.

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    So I see webshop categories rank dropping, and suddenly a product in this category ranking.
    Same for 2 different eCommerce sites. Which makes no sense, as the category obviously have
    more ingoing and internal links than this one product in the category.
     
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  20. tony_d

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    So scratch what I said earlier - I'm watching this update roll out, and seeing a few of my sites jumping in and out of the SERPs on an hourly basis... They're all solid and spam free, so presumably they'll settle well.