New Google Update January 2020

Kikerinka

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I noticed on my website and have analyzed some other websites and here's what I noticed:

If you have a rich snippet position (especially for product reviews (TOP 10 etc.), your article in the organic search result will be moved to the 2nd page of Google. Before the update, you could have both positions on the first page of google (rich snippet and let's say 1 position in the search results).

This is exactly true, and it is a very new thing. I was scared for a second when I saw on SerpBook that about 10 KW moved from positions 1-3, all to exact same position - no. 11.
But when I checked manually I saw that I have a featured snippet for all of them. Wonder how this turns out in terms of CTR, and visits to particular pages in question. Was nice to be featured snippet and also no. 1 position below the snippet. These days seem to be gone...
 

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This is exactly true, and it is a very new thing. I was scared for a second when I saw on SerpBook that about 10 KW moved from positions 1-3, all to exact same position - no. 11.
But when I checked manually I saw that I have a featured snippet for all of them. Wonder how this turns out in terms of CTR, and visits to particular pages in question. Was nice to be featured snippet and also no. 1 position below the snippet. These days seem to be gone...

This has been confirmed:

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This has been confirmed:

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Thanks for that - I've just started to notice this, no double rankings... gone from p.1 and p.0 to just p.0

AND from p.8 and p.0 to just p.0 this has happened a fair bit so it's like a massive boost for me..

Can confirm the top of page 2 now I re-read that tweet...
 

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If you're a gamer, Google and some online games are alike, they need a rank down for certain reason, and I think Google does it too, a certain reason why they need to update and shuffle it again. Well this maybe a bad news and a good news. Bad news in terms we need to think a new strategy to rank up, explain everything to our clients and I hope they will understand the situation. And good news in terms that more business will need the service for digital marketing expert, due to the reason that Digital Marketing is getting tougher and tougher as the years pass through by. Anyway I've read an article that might help us guys if you're not yet visited this link that I will provide, well you must, it has a lot details and information about January 2020 Core Update.
https://searchengineland.com/the-latest-data-on-the-january-2020-google-core-update-327683
 

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There is also one weird thing, I guess

I went in the Google Webmaster tools to check for any bad backlinks so that I could disavow. Now I found Google itself listed as one of backlinks.

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Anyway, I think now the disavow process take longer than usual. All the links seem to have no changes since my last disavow request.

Also, this what Mozcast says

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My traffic goes down drastically
 

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New update today then? Icons gone from search and semrush sensor is up!
 

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sites only about three months old. When the update hit my traffic increase (went from about 0 visitors to 1 - 2) now almost all of my pages have been de-indexed and now google is indexing random pages on it. No link building at all high-quality handwritten articles..... im fucken confused
 

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sites only about three months old. When the update hit my traffic increase (went from about 0 visitors to 1 - 2) now almost all of my pages have been de-indexed and now google is indexing random pages on it. No link building at all high-quality handwritten articles..... im fucken confused

Exact same here!.

Whatever it is, i hope Google finishes with it.
 
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