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Was there a Google update last week?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mqs1000, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. mqs1000

    mqs1000 Power Member

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    I just checked the traffic on one of my websites and my traffic was cut in half starting February 19th. I checked Serpbook and saw that I dropped from the 1st page to like the 7th page for 15-20 major keywords around the 19th and 20th. I have not done a single ounce of link building, or anything remotely close to black hat. In fact, I haven't done anything. The site has been up for 2 years. WTF just happened?
     
  2. Gyuman82

    Gyuman82 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yea there have been a lot of small ups and downs this month.

    Just check out Mozcast or Algoroo.
     
  3. mqs1000

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    I checked both sites and it doesn't look like anything drastic happened on those 2 particular days I mentioned
     
  4. Paulie W

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    when you look on Algoroo you see that G has been updating their Algo almost everyday for the last 6 weeks. If there were no big movements on the days you got hit, that doesnt mean there was no (smaller) update.

    The fact that your sites are white hat sucks and proves the point that blackhat is the way to go. Whats the point of investing tons of time building a site the M.Cutts way if you cannot be sure not to get penalized or lose your position to some blackhat sites?
     
  5. blacktrilby

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    I was building a nice white hat site and my 2 keywords were moving up nicely to no's 16 and 20. The one at 16 has dropped to 264. Go figure. Time to start the black machine...lol
     
  6. DavidVictor

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    ...And time to start promoting sites through social newtworks etc, not for google. :)
     
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  7. umerjutt00

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    Some weird changes are happening. Some sites are jumping from nowhere to first page and some are disappearing. I have been watching a few niches and changes are happening every single hour.
     
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    I mostly work with Adsense and they are not keen on social traffic
     
  9. mywish123

    mywish123 Regular Member

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    yes same like me my site ranking is drop every hour i have no idea why google ranking is dancing ?
     
  10. Final_Solution

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    The same thing is happening with my clients' sites as well. I don't know what kinds of changes will come in upcoming days.
     
  11. mywish123

    mywish123 Regular Member

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    my website ranking drop past 1 hour before and than drop within 1 hour i have no idea my all ranking keyword gone
     
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    Now these small updates are happening frequently.
     
  13. umerjutt00

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    So it is not me. I am seeing changes after every few minutes. One moment site is on page 1, next moment gone. Something is definitely going on.
     
  14. Boneless

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    Google goes for a long lasting dance it seems, up and down faster then rabbits fuck!
     
  15. mywish123

    mywish123 Regular Member

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    whats wrong with google still dancing and traffic down
     
  16. Snckr

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    Not just a dance, one of my sites jumping all around spots 6-10.
     
  17. kakarocks

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    It appears there was a slight movement. Some of my sites have increased rankings, some have dropped. Altogether, looks like any other week in post-Panda Googleland
     
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    Same story here. My website rank goes down.
     
  19. Jodly

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    I doubt that your site got penalized if you haven't even built any backlinks for it. It might just be that Google now gives more credit to other sites that have backlinks.
     
  20. mywish123

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    still my site traffic is down i dont know what happens today ?