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Large move in Yahoo Index

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6:08 pm on May 27, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Anyone else able to confirm a large change in the Yahoo index today?
10:08 pm on May 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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RS_200_gto said, "Yahoo update is competing with google's update and they are doing a better job this time!"

I believe that the top 3 SEs are doing updates pretty much at the same time. I think the top 3 have inside spys for sure.

12:12 am on May 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I am noticing that Shopping Comparison sites seem to carry a little more weight in ther serps... anyone else notice that?
9:50 am on May 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Re: Shopping Compairison searchs

I am seeing a major movement on these such sites on yahoo one really comes to mind on yahoo for a serious term, might be the most searched on worder next to " sex ". Over 100,000,000 in competition.

Time will tell .

I mean a site can't stick around at 69 forever right?

12:14 pm on May 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Something up with the Yahoo index this morning (East Coast US). I've lost about 50% of my pages after growing steadily since April 1st. In fact, the results look like they are based on an index pre April 1st.
6:00 pm on May 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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BillyS,

I am noticing the same thing after some more up and down movement over the night.

9:01 pm on May 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

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This morning I saw a big in Yahoo SERPs across a variety of sectors I'm involved with. But it switched back to the old set of sets soon after.

Not sure if this is a major upgrade or just a typical flux in results.

3:48 am on May 30, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm seeing big movements on my latest site. For the last few weeks I was number six for a big phrase. Sometimes I'm still there, but other times I'm in the hundreds. Feeling a little panic.
12:51 pm on May 30, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Something is going on... Prior to the big April 1st update I had around 340 pages in the Yahoo index (out of a possible 800). After the update I went to around 550. Since April 1st that number has climbed to around 650. On Sunday it dropped right back to 340. I think they've swithched back to the old index for some reason. Possibly staging their next BIG update.
1:56 pm on May 30, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I do not see a large move.

It's a paradox, but it seems to me that a (rich keyword title and description) Dmoz listing can give you a boost.

If you are so lucky that a meta ODP editor list you in the editor profile, you will be in the top....

2:57 pm on May 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The results changed on the 27th for me.
Looks like the rankings have moved back to reflect those on about the 8th or 9th of this month.

But the cache etc is still current

5:18 pm on May 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Well the 100 keywords I scored on Friday are definately showing much vast movement today.
6:34 am on June 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm doing much better in Yahoo now...still only enough to make up for about 10% of the traffic I've lost from Google this year (up from around 2% last week), but nice to see the access graphs moving upwards again for a change.
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Not sure if it's a proper update, i'm waiting on a few sites to do the business that aren't listed yet but alas, nothing.

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1:06 pm on June 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

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My site's link popularity in Yahoo went from almost 80000 to 25000 in the past week. Any ideas on how Yahoo is choosing which sites they elevate or drop? :(
2:15 pm on June 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Yahoo is an odd beast.

For my largest site I'll go the first 12 hours of the day with nothing from them and then for the last 12 hours they'll be my primary source.

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