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New Google Updates - Dec 11

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Lauren11, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. Saschke

    Saschke Newbie

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    On the real time, i see a slight increase in traffic. However we only will know for sure in a week or so.

    I saw the spike on december 4th and decided to do a little optimization and make some new content, let's keep our fingers crossed.
     
  2. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm on a heavy project right now so I'm not watching logs lately.

    I sniff updates by watching googlebot behavior but it requires time.

    No I really did miss this one. I just read about it here.

    You surrendered?

    You might be joking but for certain searches it's quite the CUIL.

    Words with ambiguous or multiple meanings depending on context are a mess, especially in google images.

    What's the latest stats on zero click searches? Last I heard it was over 51%.

    51% of all Google's traffic stays in Google and never reaches the sites that created the content they show on the SERPs.

    CCN got hit, as well as other big ones. It's not about quality, it's about ads $$$.

    Funny though the big crypto sites that got hit made a big fuss about it on social media and they got reinstated..... Was this done manually?
     
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  3. Lauren11

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    @bartosimpsonio hey can you please guide how I can do the same, sniffing updates as per the google behavior.
     
  4. KHer0

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    Lucky for them only 2 ads! They should be 4 normally

    The bigger problem the top results don't have the same size (serps real estate) like the organic results.

    Ads can have shitload of extensions and features

    Feature snippet can be anything from a map to a table or an image with full description or playable video! Whatever answers the query can be there.

    The people ask for is a toggle with many questions, and the more toggles you open, the more toggles you get! Its obvious these updates solely purpose is to push organic results down!

    I have no idea who will scroll down all of this to reach the organic results. I can't remember last time I did.. unless I am looking for long informational blog post from ahrefs or something, the answer of my query is top there!

    Again, unless a proper competitors appear, this would be the End of SEO as we know it and this is why I am investing in ads @bartosimpsonio

    Its just a business, I spent years of effort, time, and money for building pbn, survivng updates, creating content, promoting videos, and building a brand but it seems each year my traffic + conversion decreases.

    Why fighting the flow instead of swimming with it? All you need is paying google the fee to pass and you magically are on the TOP.. no need for content, bl's or worrying about updates ..you gotta make some money before the end of affiliates era
     
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  5. hippo123

    hippo123 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Don't forget google shopping too, that takes up real estate space.

    Not giving up on SEO, but it does seem that it's getting harder and harder with each passing day :(
     
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  6. AngelSeo

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    Nah I was doing outreach in crypto websites and the pattern was clear - many of those websites got hit June and basically none in this niche get boost in traffic - the traffic moved to more traditional news outlets, but in September many of them recovered, not just the big ones. By the way CCN did not recover despite making the biggest fuss so most definitely wasn't because of that or manually.
     
  7. jonnyah

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    Lol, yeah, until it happens to you. I don't think any of the most recent updates have anything to do with white hat vs black hat.
     
  8. saurabhunde

    saurabhunde Junior Member

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    Really annoyed with these every other week updates. The only solution remains is just give up ranking it for first page. Make websites, do some basic seo and if you get lucky it will be on first page whenever the update occurs.
     
  9. bartosimpsonio

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    CCN didn't recover but The Block got a enormous boost. I know others who did too.

    In september one of my clients who has a crypto site recovered a bit indeed but nothing compared to first half of 2019. I think Google demoted that niche by hand.

    It's not something you teach. Sit your ass on a PC doing IM for 20something years and you'll catch the drift.
     
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  10. darkness957

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    It is true that there is an ongoing algorithm update. I saw more traffic to my site than in the past few days. Hope things will work better.
     
  11. Saschke

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    I'm on the Internet & Telecom sector, I'm starting to see positive rankings.
     
  12. totorankfast

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    In terms of bad neighborhood keywords, I see SERP improvement. upload_2019-12-13_17-12-18.png