No Traffic Lost After Fred! Am I Lucky

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Viku, Mar 18, 2017.

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HOW FRED AFFECTED YOUR SITE?

  1. YOU GET MORE TRAFFIC

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    43.5%
  2. YOU LOST TRAFFIC

    13 vote(s)
    56.5%
  1. Viku

    Viku Registered Member

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    I have seen many guys at here and in some other Facebook group that they have lost about 50 to 70% traffic due to Fred update at 8th march.

    But when I checked my analytics dashboards I have not find any LOST in traffic .[for any of my website ]
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    Even I found 20% improvement for some of my website.

    Just thinking Am I lucky? [AND WHAT ABOUT YOU?]
     
  2. Dustera

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    i have lost my 2 websites ranking. you are a lucky :)
     
  3. Alaindeloin

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    your thread would have interest if you give us more informations :)
    1) domain age ?
    2) links profils ?
    3) Adsense ?
    4) Any other useful information
     
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  4. Viku

    Viku Registered Member

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    Adsense : only 1 ads per post[below the folds] no ads at homepage
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    Well congratz man. My is doing pretty well too. already on first page. hoping to get #1
     
  6. albaztom

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    After this update many sites lost their positions and some gained. Me tool lost the rankings, I am finding the reasons behind it.
     
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    Hi OP,

    Don't think this is the final update from Google. You have to face frequent updates as well. Make sure you will not have any problem with the upcoming updates as well.From last three days, i have seen some sites getting back to the original positions from the dropped level.
     
  8. wisdomkid

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    Came here with the mindset that OP is glowing because of the fred's update. But it seems like OP is willing to discuss issues with other BHW

    However, OP should be aware that google updates WILL NEVER HIT ALL WEBSITES
     
  9. Shaunm

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    The more I read, the more I think this is an onpage problem with having too many ads or affiliate links in the content. I lost 90% of the traffic on one site and I am running a little test to see if I can bounce it back or not.
     
  10. beingink

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    I was on high moon till yesterday when my site was doing fine and suddenly today it has been hit. It was my only working site so now I am a bit distraught to the point that I feel like quitting SEO, but I won't because I think that's what they want.
     
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    Third option: same traffic as always.
     
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    Lost traffic on one and gained traffic on other so I cant vote on above poll
    Besides the one that lost traffic was making more money.

    Working on it to get the rankings back lets see what I can achieve
     
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    Most sites I heard of getting hit had some or all of these qualities: the had ads, they used PBNs to rank, they had popups of some kind. If you can say no to 2/3 of these odds are you didn't get hit.

    -ThopHayt
     
  16. Viku

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    Lol I am with Google [Not against Google]
     
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  18. jasonsc

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    It's reaaaaaaaaaaally difficult to draw any significant conclusions about the Fred update and why people were hit.

    I think it's best to sit tight for a while. For two reasons...

    Firstly, this algo change is likely to be further optimized in the coming weeks. Some sites that were unaffected might start going down (or up), and sites that were affected might see an improvement (or a further hammering).

    Secondly, the reason we can't really draw any solid conclusions yet is because of lack of data.

    Looking at a handful of reports about people's websites on forums or small blogs is fairly pointless. Even if you had 1000 affected sites to analyze, it would still be very difficult to draw conclusions... and any conclusions you did draw are likely to be invalid due to a small sample size of data.

    We need to wait for those who do have data to analyze and report their findings. Places like Moz, Ahrefs, etc.

    They crawl billions of pages every day, and are in the best position to draw meaningful conclusions about the most likely causes.

    Also, keep an eye on large SEO agencies. They also have access to a lot of data through their clients - and, also, these agencies will be under a lot of pressure to help their clients sites recover.

    They will test recovery solutions, and will eventually report what works.

    I think everyone needs to not be hasty... relax. Whitehat SEO is a long term game.

    Even if you took a hit, there's likely things you can do in the future to recover. Just don't be hasty.. you might end up making changes based on invalid conclusions, that in reality will actually have 0 affect in helping you recover...

    You might even hurt yourself further.

    Sit tight.

    Then when you're armed with more meaningful ideas from those with enough data to present them, you can consider the best moves to recovery.
     
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  19. Viku

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    Agree With you.
    P.S I am doing White HAT SEO from long time.
     
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    That's how it goes.. UP... or... DOWN..

    You had quality content and were rewarded for it.. congrats!
     
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