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Something weird happening recently, What do you think?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by beingink, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    To keep it short,

    2 KW 2 Sites.

    KW1 - Ranking 14 for weeks, suddenly drops to 200. Another version of that KW with 'S' . KWS still on same spot.(15)

    KW2 - Wont rank for its targe keyword anywhere.

    I make small changes and update the content, KW1 comes back to its original position for sometime and goes back. Whereas KW2 came to 7th spot, stayed for a day and then disappeared again.

    I can't understand what is happening here. Any suggestions? Ideas?
     
  2. umerjutt00

    umerjutt00 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I have something like this happening on a site but I think that's because of the stuff I am doing. i.e. building lots of links.
     
  3. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    I am not even link building. Fckin google is acting like a crazy ex ever since matt cutts left.
     
  4. Ding Dong

    Ding Dong Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It's happening for a lot of sites from starting of December.Google Might updated some algorithms.

    Just concentrate on updating pages with high-quality content & build links from high metrics sites related to your niche.
     
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  5. AlRich

    AlRich Newbie

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    Yep
    Google has updated like Rank Brain and used to rank all of pages with high weight of brand recognition and with high mobile rankings - as "mobile first"
    If you brand is not relevant to the niche - Google will drop it down. I mean - if somebody from traffic get visited only 1 page per session, or leave site too fats - it will cause like penalties. By the way - those changes were happens for Yandex.ru too. So there can be a lot of reasons, why it happends like you wrote.
     
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    Try making changes to your anchors and see if you have over optimized onpage too.
     
  7. xplosiv

    xplosiv Power Member

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    I'm seeing this too. Not really seeing the rationale behind ranking plurals differently, seems to be a pretty idiotic thing to put so much weight on. I'm also seeing #1 rankings swapped out for thin crappy pages so spam is still working.