There was a time when everyone knew the Google Slap was coming (those in the home business ppc niche) but this new Google Algorithm Change is here to destroy some lives.
Google Algorithm Change
check out what it did across the board
*courtesy of search engine land and sistrix*
according to Sistrix:
|Domain||Visibility Index Loss||SISTRIX (percentage loss)|
Now I love me some ezinearticles as I have over 400 articles invested over there so this news does not sit pretty for me.
Google Algorithm Change – Mahalo Packs It's Bags
You wanna know how important organic search engine traffic is to some sites?
Check out what Mahalo.com said (*courtesy of Marshable Stan Schroeder*:
site founder Jason Calacanis wrote in an e-mail to employees.
“The Google changes have led to a significant dip in our traffic and revenue. It’s hard not to be disappointed since we’ve been spending millions of dollars on producing highly professional content,” explains Calacanis. Due to the dip in traffic, Mahalo will lay off 10% of its staff and temporarily halt its freelance content production.
Google Algorithm Change – EzineArticles Expects 50% drop
Read what Chris Knight, CEO of EzineArticles.com, has to say about the change -> here
“While we adamantly disagree with anyone who places the “Content Farm” label on EzineArticles.com, we were not immune to this algorithm change. Traffic was down 11.5% on Thursday and over 35% on Friday. In our life-to-date, this is the single most significant reduction in market trust we’ve experienced from Google.”
Make sure to keep diversified traffic as you don't own Google and free clicks can come at a price if that is the ONLY way you are generating traffic or capturing leads.
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Scott Zlateff · April 5, 2011 at 10:24 pm
Great post Lawrence, was wondering why nearly all of my content is hitting the first page of google. Huh, makes you wonder whats going to happen next! – Scott Z
Lawrence Tam · April 6, 2011 at 2:56 am
gotta stay on your toes. good content always will rise.. right? well this update should help.
Anonymous · March 4, 2011 at 4:59 pm
This is such a devastating blow. I wonder how this will affect banklink juice. The question now is does google consider backlinks from these sites as less of an authority?
Lawrence Tam · March 4, 2011 at 5:01 pm
i’m seeing about a 10% drop from my article sites and even to this blog…. ;(
Gabriel Johansson · March 4, 2011 at 2:54 pm
Lets just hope Google doesn’t slap the Android OS too so you can’t call your leads…
This is getting a bit crazy, but that free webinar for the 25 marketing methods is just great!
Lawrence Tam · March 4, 2011 at 2:55 pm
if they slap my google voice….. deeyaaaam that will be bad for me.