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We have seen that this site is not at all visible in US however if you search this website in Google from any other countries like India for a keyword, the site appears in first page.
I am worried if there are some Google algo change for US legal sites.
[edited by: tedster at 10:46 pm (utc) on Feb. 13, 2008]
I have a site that has experienced an expected plummet in the SERPS subsequent to a major overhaul. Was prepared for that, and will wait it out with some confidence that it will ultimately exceed its previous performance.
Interestingly though, it is experiencing a significant surge in international traffic, much of which is comming from Google (e.g. www.google.co.za, www.google.lt, www.google.it, www.google.ie, www.google.ca, etc.). This is far more interntional traffic - specifically international traffic from G referrals, than the site ever experienced before.
The site in question does not have a significant number of foreign links, and the server it resides on is housed in Utah.
I had thought it was a quirk related to the overhaul/redesign until I read the OP's post.
My main site is also affected. It targets folks in the US but as of 3 weeks ago, it has fallen to #400+ for a search phrase (it used to rank #3) if you filter for US serps. On all other Datacenters, it still remains at top 5.
A mate over in Brookvale, however, says of late, that many of these same sites are showing tops for their terms in Sydney.