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Rankings fluctuate widly?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by ImperialLegionary, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. ImperialLegionary

    ImperialLegionary Junior Member

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    So I started a new website two weeks ago with 500 EMS and have couple articles in there. I also bought a PBN service from the marketplace and have them drip feed for 30 days. So far, Ahrefs has found 55 backlinks from 44 domains with Domain Rank of 33. Yesterday, my homepage got to page 6 and I was pretty excited as this is my first time ranking a webpage. Now today I checked again and it doesn't even come up when I searched my keyword. This sort of thing has been happening for the past couple days where I would go from page 10 to 8 then 11. What am I doing wrong? I am still on page 6 when I looked on mobile devices though...
     
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  2. chickensalad

    chickensalad Registered Member

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    This is completely normal. New sites dance up and down the serps, and disappear only to reappear. Give it one - two months and it will stabilize.
     
  3. rabbitking

    rabbitking Elite Member

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    Very common OP for this to happen. This is referred to as a "Google Dance" and it will take
    time before your rankings stabilize. Nothing to worry about for now, just make sure your
    backlink portfolio looks diverse.
     
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  4. Lauriat

    Lauriat Power Member

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    I agree with above, my latest link building resulted in 2 week heavy dance, which ended up with strong and stable rankings
     
  5. lilmasta

    lilmasta Elite Member

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    As rabbitking said its common and known as google dance, hopefully you will see it back in couple of days and this time with improved rank.
     
  6. bermanHost

    bermanHost Regular Member

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    You really need to give some time to get your site ranking stable at least 90 to 180 days. Apart from this, rank fluctuation sometimes happens due to the conflict between the Google panda & Google normal search engine.
     
  7. chaudhryr

    chaudhryr Newbie

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    While its normal and you should be patient, it is equally important to have a reliable rank tracker instead of manually checking for rankings.