Yes, my rankings for some of my high volume keywords have slipped again in the last couple of days - and I had only just got them back! I’m seeing some evidence of a further push towards big brand authority sites. A high umbrella relevance low authority niche site got pushed down on some of the high volume searches in favour of slick corporate sites from outside the niche.Seeing a big shakeup in the SERPs for our industry today. Some up, some down for us personally. Still very early in the US but traffic seems to be a bit lower than last week.Yep - volatile today!Big ranking changes today in Europe.Some movement in our niche too - nothing TOO dramatic, but certainly more than the daily push'n'shove that one would expect.Yup Im noticing a lot of volatility on my PBN these last few daysHere are some tweets: … [Read more...] about October 16, 2018 Google Search Algorithm Update
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It would be nice to have more than 30 days of data to really be able to see trends develop. The daily and monthly tracking is nice, but a comparison of year-over-year data will be even better. Hopefully, we’ll see that with the next iteration of the SERP Features tool. That said, the tool does provide a way to download screenshots, so with some work, you could put together your own library of tracking data. … [Read more...] about How to get a bird’s-eye view of the Google SERPs
Has there been any mention of what the May 17 - 18 Google update targeted? I can't for the life of me figure it out. Some of my pages saw a drop of more than 50% on the 18th, while others either remained the same or saw an increase. The difference between the pages? I couldn't tell you. They're structurally identical, and they all follow the rules.In the good old days, when you got hit by Google, you could just remove an ad and problem solved. These days, there's nothing obvious about it. Nothing you can fix. You're completely helpless. … [Read more...] about Was There A Google Algorithm Update Starting On Wednesday?
That Google algorithm update from last Wednesday seems to still be going on. Yesterday I posted a theory that was probably not fully accurate, hence a "theory." In short, I said maybe the tools that were going nuts had to do with the featured snippets test. It seems that this theory might not be accurate. … [Read more...] about Google Search Ranking & Algorithm Shifts Still Underway
As mentioned, changes in the algorithm can be major or minor. Marketers like to know the dates and information about algorithm changes so they can best plan for how this might impact their organic traffic and other aspects of search. Moz Pro has an entire page dedicated to Google Algorithm updates, along with links to Google articles on the updates, articles their writers have written, and articles by other sites that can be helpful in considering the change. As mentioned in the beginning, it is important to read from credible sources, and Moz has really taken this to heart in designing their stream of information. … [Read more...] about Forecasting for the Future: How to Track Google Algorithm Updates