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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Possible Google Search Algorithm Ranking Update October 15th - October 18th - Search Engine Roundtable

Last updated Monday, October 18, 2021 07:51 ET , Source: NewsService

I lead with I am sorry for yet reporting on another Google search ranking algorithm update - another unconfirmed one. But like I said on Friday, there seemed to be one ticking up and it seems Google did have some fluctuations from October 15th through today and the chatter in the SEO community supports it this time.

This does not seem to be an explosive update but there are numerous SEOs who took notice of this update over the weekend. Some are reporting huge changes in rankings, and many not for the better. Some are saying 20, 30 or more percentages drops in traffic and rankings for their main keyword phrases in the past few days or so.

I will say, unlike what I posted on Friday, this update has a lot more chatter and a lot more SEOs taking notice of ranking declines.

SEO Chatter

Here is the chatter at WebmasterWorld after October 15th:

I think we are on a new update right now. Big changes in Germany.
Starting the morning with a massive decline in USA traffic, -74% at 10:30am. CA -40%, home page down 40%. UK / AU normal. Rather than the usual starting off normal and dropping off a cliff at 8-9am sharp, today traffic has been very low across every hour. This is happening so often now that you really can't call in an "update"...Google just goes from massive decline to the next 2-3X a week now...traffic has been abysmal since September 14th.
Huge decline so far this morning in traffic... -20% or so. Haven't ever seen this happen before....
Search is down 30% and direct is...


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