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Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2010
northweb




msg:4053075
 1:07 am on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

< continued from [webmasterworld.com...] and [webmasterworld.com...] >

the SERPs were different in the past few days for sure.
changed mid day today.

 

tedster




msg:4053089
 2:04 am on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

A lot of people expect something more stable (as well as different) on Monday when the Google staff is at full power.

The past few days I've been seeing some short-lived blips where brand new domains with no backlink show up on page #1, but only for a few hours. In one case, it seems to be because of a large portal-like collection of outbound links.

barretire




msg:4053113
 3:38 am on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

I am having something wired happen today. My traffic is slightly lower however my affiliate clicks have nealry doubled. I mean I have more affiliate clicks then pageviews. Doesn't make much sense at all.

walkman




msg:4053135
 5:26 am on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

Slightly lower to what though? You need to compare to 2009 jan 2nd. It's also a Saturday.

As for clicks that's possible if the person clicks more than once for each visit. Weird but possible, unless someone is trying to mess with you

maximus12




msg:4053292
 4:39 pm on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

Can someone fill me in on which ip address caffeine went live on?

drl1




msg:4053361
 8:01 pm on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

Caffeine was reported at this IP: 209.85.225.103

abdobasha2004




msg:4053419
 9:56 pm on Jan 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

I really notice serp changes, lots of changes in December and up till now results are not good for me as a visitor or a webmaster !

walkman




msg:4053510
 1:56 am on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Anyone else notice caffeine? I made so many changes to my site and got linked by a few major sites so I can't tell.

abdobasha2004




msg:4053608
 9:30 am on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

why google increased font size in results?
is it caffien?

AnkitMaheshwari




msg:4053622
 10:00 am on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Can't see any font size changes in results at my end.

cangoou




msg:4053624
 10:03 am on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Everything seems still to be in flux - let's just see whats happening this week.

northweb




msg:4053755
 3:37 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Think I'm losing it or I've missed a thread! Does anyone notice when they are logged IN to your google account that the SERP's are way different than when your logged OUT.

cangoou




msg:4053763
 3:51 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

northweb, have a look at: [webmasterworld.com...]

Pass the Dutchie




msg:4053765
 3:59 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

An almost simultanious PR and a SERP update!?! When did this ever happen? Caffeine around the corner [gulp]. Seems like the bods at the plex are cranking all the knobs and hitting the red buttons all at the same time!?!

maximillianos




msg:4053766
 4:02 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

All seems fine from our perspective. Just a few minor fluxes..

Nobias




msg:4053795
 4:56 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

I'm not sure if talking about SERP changes on Google (considering the personalized search feature that is turned on by default) makes a lot of sense now ;).

Unless all posters have the personalized search feature turned off (still, I noticed Google resets this value, not sure if it's a bug, probably an 'intentional bug').

CainIV




msg:4053810
 5:23 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

An almost simultanious PR and a SERP update!?!

I am not seeing a SERP change at all, just the regular 'Holiday is over' SERP that we are accustomed to seeing yearly.

mromero




msg:4053830
 5:57 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

We tried the Google Caffeine i.p. mentioned a few posts aback and the results look good.

[edited by: tedster at 6:52 pm (utc) on Jan. 4, 2010]

barretire




msg:4053879
 6:52 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

I am noticing some changes in data centers in Non US based countries, This useually from what I have seen in the past gives some signs of what is to come..

walkman




msg:4054010
 9:52 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

mromero, all I've seen is spam PR puff pieces how some SEO know what caffeine is and how they can help us mortals. So far, nothing serious in SERPs with what I can see.

northweb




msg:4054028
 10:25 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

no serp changes from .ca

dickbaker




msg:4054050
 11:17 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Stupid question time. How are you folks getting to a particular Google IP and searching without having Google go to your default IP?

levo




msg:4054055
 11:37 pm on Jan 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

[209.85.225.103...]
or
[209.85.225.103...]
to disable personalized search

Markoi




msg:4054184
 6:08 am on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

Looks like domain age is becoming a bigger factor on 209.85.225.103
Also i see a same internal page back on page 2 and 3 in the serps.

Pass the Dutchie




msg:4054230
 8:57 am on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

SERP changes on .de

cwnet




msg:4054262
 10:48 am on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

For what it is worth: On 209.85.225.103 one of my keywords is jumping between place 9 and 11 everytime I hit the refresh button...could do this for hours:-)

levo




msg:4054296
 12:40 pm on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

.ca and .de results are similar to caffeine results.. at least for me..

internetheaven




msg:4054324
 1:35 pm on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

These Google Update threads are getting very confusing for me. I work with Google.co.uk checking it from a UK IP address and the changes never match/co-incide with most of the ones being listed in this thread.

Can people please state:

Google variant: e.g. Google.com, Google.in, Google.co.uk, Google.de etc.
My IP Location: UK, US, CA, IN, DE
Personalised Search: On/Off

as what you see is not what everyone sees.

northweb




msg:4054618
 5:35 pm on Jan 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

nah, .ca still the same old...same old!

Doogle




msg:4054900
 3:31 am on Jan 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

I'm getting PR drops in Australia and New Zealand, and a few months back a massive increase in number of pages indexed.

Anybody else seen this?

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