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Was there an update? Or is this just the "keyword dance"?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by codfordinner, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. codfordinner

    codfordinner Registered Member

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    For a bunch of sites, It's the same story. I've been losing a lot of rankings.
    I've been working hard on the SEO for these sites. Does this look like penalties or does it look like the "keyword dance"?

    See picture:

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    This is showing the position of 5 keywords, and how they've moved since last week.
     
  2. NobelNerd

    NobelNerd Power Member

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    looks like keyword dance
     
  3. Chiefjop

    Chiefjop Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It's definitely not a penalty.

    Doesn't look like keyword dance either. Maybe you lost some backlinks or the sites of your backlinks lost backlinks which makes the links less powerful?
     
  4. Nargil

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    That's definitely not a penalty. Have you built any backlinks recently?
     
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    Doesn't matter
    Losing just 2-3 positions makes you think there is an update ?
     
  6. peaceandlove

    peaceandlove Regular Member

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    It might a Google dance, it happens sometime for all. Google dance is the fluctuation of a website ranking on Google search engine (Google Updating its database). It will be back after 2-3 days.
     
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    No major update, but small fluctuations are not unusual or something to be too worried about