Has anyone noticed a jump in rankings and traffic as a result of the new September 2019 core update?
Last Update: Sep 28, 2019
I'm gonna make this quick but, this is actually quite exciting for me!
So around 4 months ago the June core update absolutely destroyed my traffic, before the traffic apocalypse as I like to call at this point, I was getting around 150 to 200+ organic traffic daily.
I had written a little over 200 posts, finished uni and was finally getting ready to get things going and then after doing a couple stupid things with my posts (I deleted all my images and didn't back up before... Soo darn stupid I know) my traffic practically take a nosedive for literally 4 months straight!
Picture this, imagine creating high quality content and posting over 20 posts a month with around 2k to 3k words each for around 9 months and because of one stupid error and a Google update you see your hard and consistent work literally go down the drain...
Imagine going from a really positive postion in your online business to literally only getting 10 organic clicks per day with nearly 300 posts...
It wouldn't feel good right!
Well that's exactly what happened to me.
Okay I'm not trying to be all like why did this happen to me (because I'm pretty sure I know why, it was due to my slow process in fixing the images) and what not but, I gotta say it definitely sucked.
For 4 months I saw my traffic drop month after month. From 180 to 100 per day, 50, 30, 20 and of course to even as little as 10 (with over 250 posts mind you) was absolutely crushing.
This is an image of the last 6 months. As you can see I was on an upwards trajectory but now, the traffic is seeing an increase so hopefully the exponential growth will start bearing its fangs once again.
so that's the back story basically. In the last 2 days I believe the core update has kinda flipped the switch on me and I'm currently experiencing increased traffic (finally!!). I've gone from 20 organic clicks to seeing it double to 40, to 50.
It's just really nice you know.
Another reason why I'm probably seeing an increase is because of how I've written quite a lot of reviews on my bootcamp site that don't become useless to researchers in a matter of months.
These are products or opportunities (primarily MLM's) that have long term value on the internet and will keep generating me traffic for months and possibly even years to come.
So what's the reason for me writing this post?
It's simple, the reason is because I want anyone who has doubts or see there traffic plummet to the depths of obscurity, to just give it time!
Kyle always says that if you follow the training and create high quality content you will ultimately be bought to the top by Google, bing, yahoo and any other search engines out there.
Of course this may only happen after you've worked for months on end (on your bootcamp site for one) but, we got to understand that affiliate marketing, at least the way we're doing it, is a long time game.
It's not a way to make a quick buck. It's certainly not a get rich quick scheme. What it is is a business and businesses take time develop, they take time to become profitable endeavours.
They have their ups and downs but, it's the ones who persevere who'll bare the fruits of their labour.
Giving up after see a huge dip in traffic is what most would do and to be honest I never thought of doing that however, I definitely begun to doubt whether Google would give me a second look seeing how essentially all my rankings disappeared. But, as it stands right now, it seems as if they are.
So yeah that's my brief update, I also started a new website because of this problem on which I've written 12 posts for currently. It's following Dylan's top 10 strategy so I'm creating really long content which probably accounts for about 30k words on that website in a month and half's work.
You got to admit that's a pretty good number considering.
On another note, around 5 or so months ago I set myself some targets where I wanted to post 275 posts to my bootcamp site by August and 375 by the end of the year. With 301 uploaded right now, I think I've done pretty well for myself.
I'm not expecting to hit 375 by the end of the year at this point but, I've gotta say, having personally written and posted over 200 posts in the last 9 months alone, my figures aren't something to scoff at.
Anyways that's enough about myself, allow me to ask you a couple questions...
How has the new core update helped you out?
Do you really consider your websites a business?
Where do you see yourself in the next 12 months and beyond?
I'd really like to know!
Thanks for reading this, quite frankly, long winded post, I hope it's ignited some kind of flame in your work ethic and efforts to push these kind of adverserties!!