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What exactly is the Google dance?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cashcrateaddict, May 12, 2013.

  1. cashcrateaddict

    cashcrateaddict Elite Member

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    I know it involves your site moving around (dancing) the serps but what exactly is it? How long does it move? How far down can it move?
     
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    How far it bounces depends on your site, but the "google dance" usually lasts around 2-3 weeks.
     
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    The name "Google Dance" is often used to describe the index update of the Google search engine. Google's index update occurs on average once per month. It can be identified by significant movement in search results and especially by Google's cache of all indexed pages reflecting the status of Google's last spidering. But the update does not proceed as a switch from one index to another at one point in time. In fact, it takes several days to complete the index update. During this period, the old and the new index alternate on http://www.google.com. At an early stage, the results from the new index occur sporadically. But later on, they appear more frequently. Google dances.
     
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    The google dance is a combination of what GreatPVA's said and the indexing of your backlinks. It makes you move up and down pages, normally down a few rankings, then jumps up higher than you were ranking before. If you indexed a lot of backlinks or sent a lot of them to your money site and then stopped or it is a newly registered domain, it will either get de indexed or a penalty. Google dance's are usually good things. At least, in my experience.
     
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  5. cashcrateaddict

    cashcrateaddict Elite Member

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    Thanks guys for the responses. The site is quite new (bought domain last month) and I've started adding backlinks a few days ago. I've had the backlinks drip fed (10-14 a day). Is this possibly gonna cause a penalty?
     
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    I doubt it will cause a penalty unless you are backlinking from shady regions.
     
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    Drip feed indexing is a good way not to get penalized depending on how many links your getting indexed each day. With new websites, I do 14 day drip indexing for the first 60 days. Have yet to be penalized.
     
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    I think someone should ask Matt Cutts for his new video
     
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    I've had a dance last much longer than that.
     
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    This is the Google Dance
     
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    its my ass on your face!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...j/k
     
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    When Google Takes Your Hand and gives you a twirl.