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Serp Fluctuations

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cloakme, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. cloakme

    cloakme Regular Member Premium Member

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    I have a website that most keywords went to around the thirties in the beginning of the month but never have stopped bouncing back and forth. It has been weeks and everyday the serps are moving 5 -6 times a day from thirty down to the 200-400 range and back up. A few are stuck in the 200's now fluctuating. Is this happening to anyone else?

    I am building a steady amount of links per day. (5-10).


    Edit: This is not any tool malfunction as I am tracking on four different platforms and doing manual checks on occasions.
     
  2. mazgalici

    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    is called "google dance", happens to everybody
     
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    wannabie Elite Member

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    I've started to see 'dancing' for 8 weeks at a time at the moment.

    I think it's simply Google's algo, they do have a patent on it as well.

    Keep doing what you're doing, the minute you stop building links is when they know you're trying to 'cheat'

    Is this for a new site?
     
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  4. Puppetmagic

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    Hey cloadkme.
    There is competition out there but you say that you build backlinks for it.
    If i was facing this and in your shoe i would say that the problem could either be in the quality of the backlinks that you build or there are issues with google taking up the backlinks considering the method used to build the backlinks.

    Hope you put that into consideration
    Cheers
     
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  5. cloakme

    cloakme Regular Member Premium Member

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    @mazgalici I know what the Google dance is. I just had not seen it last so long at such a fast rate per day on any of my other sites. Thanks anyways.

    @wannabie 8 weeks! I never had it go this long. So I guess all is normal and I will sit back and keep driving forward. It is 5 months old..

    @puppetmagic I am taking into competiiton and this is not why. The website in question was moving up but at a slower pace and not fluctuating so much per day until the beginning of the month. One moment your sitting pretty then your out of the ballpark and then back in for weeks straight but, thanks for the info.

    I have been around the block on websites as I was just wanting to see if others are experiencing this drastic serp movent for such a long time. Appreciate all your comments.
     
  6. Abrar Tariq

    Abrar Tariq Newbie

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    aah, now i got what is happeneing with me, i never new of this term, Google dancing. Lol
     
  7. wannabie

    wannabie Elite Member

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    I deal with A LOT of sites and at the moment I would say 70% of sites under a year old can dance for weeks at a time, normally stops around week 8/9
     
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    Thanks Wannabe

    And if you don't mind me asking, how many links are you building on a regular basis and what types of links?

    I have clients constantly dancing around and 8-9 weeks is no good to them. They want results now. So i'd like to know your take on linkbuilding and Google dance.
     
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    Focus on traffic and only use rankings as a guideline if I'm honest. We get clients who want quick wins all the time but you have to be pretty blunt about things and say it how it is.

    We build thousands of links for clients, used to be much more but these days it's all about the right links. not mass links.
     
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    So i assume you create links with a view that people will see the content they are embedded in? So squidoo pages, actual good quality articles, content syndication etc?