What after the Google algo changes?

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  1. sid_candid profile image60
    sid_candidposted 7 years ago

    The Google algo changes has hit several online writers badly. Hubpages is a authority site and will bounce back and its just a matter of time. What lessons has this Google update taught you? What have you done to avoid being hit as badly if something like this happens again say 6 months from now.

    1. Maddie Ruud profile image76
      Maddie Ruudposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've started investing in cloning technology.  We need about 5 more Maddies and 5 more Norahs. tongue

      1. WryLilt profile image89
        WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile

      2. sid_candid profile image60
        sid_candidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        That's a good one, Maddie. I am sure that its just a matter of time reclaims its deserved place in search engine rankings. What Google fails to realize is that there are very few sites like hubpages. Go hubpages Go you deserve better things.smile

      3. Cagsil profile image82
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

      4. Uninvited Writer profile image81
        Uninvited Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I think you should hire virtual moderators from every time zone...hint, hint smile

      5. lakeerieartists profile image75
        lakeerieartistsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Maddie if you can figure that out, you will have hit the jackpot in more than one way.

      6. Haunty profile image82
        Hauntyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        That's a good strategy. Trust no one. Only yourself. And your clones. big_smile

  2. WryLilt profile image89
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Stop writing on Hubpages and start writing on Infobarrel, Squidoo, Blogger, Bukisa and my own sites.

    I have over 300 hubs (on all accounts) here and I keep meaning to diversify. This gave me the extra nudge!

    1. Barbara Kay profile image93
      Barbara Kayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree. Nothing is secure and that means not having all of your eggs in one basket.

      I'm going to work on some ebooks and another site, but keep writing on Hubpages just because I like it.

      1. WryLilt profile image89
        WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, that's the worst thing. Hubpages is the best when it comes to...everything. Which means it's REALLY hard to break away from it!

    2. profile image0
      ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Concentrate on your own sites rather than those other content farms wink

  3. katiem2 profile image57
    katiem2posted 7 years ago

    I've been hub hopping more in an effort to help flag poor quality hubs to weed them out making for more quality and fewer less quality hubs if you will! smile

  4. sid_candid profile image60
    sid_candidposted 7 years ago

    Well katiem2, I appreciate your efforts to weed out low quality hubs and you would be happy to know that I a already in your team.

  5. jaymelee23 profile image74
    jaymelee23posted 7 years ago

    What sucked is that most 2.0 websites that I have content on took huge hits except eHow. However, eHow decides that they are going to do article sweeps again and are deleting rev. share articles. They're claiming that they don't want any titles that are similar to others. Thus, with the big Google algo. change and with the eHow sweeps, diversifying didn't work out all that great for me for the past couple of weeks. hmm There's been a lot of potholes on the good old information highway lately hmm Hopefully things improve within a few months.

 
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