January 29, 2019
Have you noticed a sudden fall or rise in your website’s Google ranking between the 6th and 9th of January? You’re not alone.
While checking the ranking of our clients in January, our dedicated team noticed illogical fluctuations in the Google ranking of some websites. In our quest to find out what happened, we realized that SEO experts from all over the world have been noticing similar ranking fluctuations between the 6th and 9th of January. Some websites have seen a rise in their ranking while others suffered a decrease in their ranking.
Though Google didn’t make an official statement regarding the matter, many are speculating that the fluctuations are due to a Google Algorithm Update. We have seen similar fluctuations back in spring 2018 when Google was undergoing major updates.
Since Google is not confirming that there have been updates, we believe that it might be a bug that we have happened to notice. We cannot tell whether these changes are fixable or not which is why we’re assuming the worst for now and making our precautions accordingly.
Here are a few tips that will help you deal with January 2019’s Google ranking volatility:
Google Algorithm Updates can cause mayhem in the world of SEO but there is nothing you cannot fix with a little dedication and some good content!