Patience and Revision Paying Dividends?

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  1. Gordon Hamilton profile image98
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago

    Hi, everyone

    I hope this information provides inspiration to all smile

    I am among many Hubbers who have suffered in recent times through new algorithms in the search engines. I lost about 75% of my HP traffic - but lost a far higher percentage of traffic elsewhere...

    One of my best performing Hubs was number one on Google UK for a long time. I soon noticed it had been relegated to page insignificant... I revamped it and saw it sink further...

    These past few days, I have seen traffic increase significantly. I am not back to number one, but I am second only to Jamie Oliver and outrank not only the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) but all three of Britain's biggest supermarkets, as well as the top recognised foodie sites.

    I'm not sure whether to leave it alone for now or revamp it again (probably the former, to be honest) but I hope all Hubbers can be inspired by this minor success and the fact that Hubs can rise again!

    Obviously not providing info here but happy to provide screen prints (to HP staff only, if they need them!) from Google UK.

    Good luck, everyone! smile

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image58
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well done, Gordon! smile Nice to hear something positive!

      1. Gordon Hamilton profile image98
        Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks, Hollie! Hope it's a sign of things to come for all of us! smile

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image58
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I hope so too. smile

    2. Simone Smith profile image94
      Simone Smithposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations, Gordon Hamilton! I'm so glad to hear about the comeback!

    3. bac2basics profile image90
      bac2basicsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Gordon. That´s fantastic, but your hubs and the images that go with them are so good you deserve this victory, well done. smile
      PS. I hope your journey in the snow wasn´t too terrible .

  2. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 5 years ago

    Looks like the current Panda(monium) has settled and has been a boon for some. It will still be some time until we see a (positive or negative) outcome and then Panda/Penguin will run again for sure.

  3. Deron Wagner profile image74
    Deron Wagnerposted 5 years ago

    Sounds like you benefited from Google Panda Update 25, which supposedly took place around March 15 to 18. Yet, details on this algo update still unclear.

  4. profile image0
    Body Artistposted 5 years ago

    That's good news, I hope they ship the Panda off to a Zoo.

 
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