I write some successful articles containing personal stores with a moral . I wrote another one which published October 1,and it was on page one with my keywords. Later I visited the page and found typed at the top "three personal stories on this page" The next day, my hub was gone from first page, and they used a third word in title to move it to a different page, where I also found my scraped site. It will never get views now, in my opinion. I have been in the forums where people who write evergreen articles have not lost traffic. I plan to unpublish my hub and remove personal examples relative to my article and publish it again. I believe that Google does not like this type of article anymore. What do you think? I have lost half my traffic..
It's tough, I have unpublished over 30 hubs trying to figure things out. I have seen a slight uptick the last day in traffic. I hope this is a sign of things to come. Meanwhile I am re-structuring hubs and removing keyphrases that may not work with todays algo.
A good part of my portfolio is evergreen. I still lost a ton of traffic. I wish you luck!
I wish I knew the answer, and we don't like being left in the dark . I think I have used all my brain power reading about Panda and figuring it out. If you lost evergreen views, that may shoot down my theory. Do we need to only use 3rd person and write like another writing site with only informational articles? Good luck to you. Keep on keeping on. Never give up, I say right now anyway.
You don't have to write in 3rd person, you just have to make sure your hub contains information that people can identify with. You can write about personal experience but you should make it relevant to everyone who reads it. About half of my hubs are written in 1st person.
I hope you did not lose much traffic, and I am trying to figure out what to do about my hubs. I know that others write about personal incidents to try to help others. That is what I try to do, and many of my hubs have been successful. I may unpublish this one and take out the personal info anyway and see if it does better later. I spent a lot of time on it, and the review and indexing were done quickly. What do you think about the note at top of page about three personal stories on this page?. I guess who knows what it means?. Many stories on the Internet talk about the Panda being larger than initially reported. but no-one seems to provide concrete info. I read a report on an SEO roundtable where webmasters were alarmed at the lost traffic and unable to understand it. They wanted to concentrate on Yahoo and Bing. Anyway, I am not going to read more and will stick to working on my hubs. Thanks for responding.
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