Sudden loss of ranking for a keyword

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  1. Veronique89

    Veronique89 BANNED BANNED

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    Morning to all,

    apologies if this might be the most stupid question of the day, but still I'm going to ask it :),

    yesterday I was still ranking on page 2 for a few keywords in G, and since today: bam, they are just are out of the ranking, not on page 10, 20 or 100, just nowhere. My site is still indexed, some other keywords are still ranking ok, except from that few ones that disappeared. I didn't do anything unethical at all. Could please, please anybody help me out with an explanation or advice?

    Apologies for being this unexperienced!
    Any help, good or bad, would be very appreciated!

    Warm regards,
    Vero
     
  2. Prec1ous

    Prec1ous Newbie

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    They are doing the google dance. There is a ranking update coming for you.

    Just wait it out and see how it goes. Happens to almost everyone too.
     
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  3. adiseshu

    adiseshu Power Member

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    May be google dance.Wait 2 to 3 days to see stable rankings.
     
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  4. Veronique89

    Veronique89 BANNED BANNED

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    Thanks guys for the prompt replies. Really appreciated!
    Feeling a little more relaxed now :).

    Warm regards,
    Vero
     
  5. Furious Man

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    Might be google dance or else check your backlinks which you created a post with that keywords and URLs.
     
  6. draining12

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    First time that happened I was like wtf too. But it came back in a few days with a higher rank than before :)
     
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    It's normal