Whatever Google intended to do with the latest update, I
personally think there was some collateral damage done to sites
like mysqljoin.com . Since this is only a site I
created to show people how joins can be used within MySQL (for
free), I never spent money to a SEO agency or something. All I
did was installing a SEO Plugin for WordPress. Am I guilty of
“over optimizing” now?
The site is approx. 1,5 years old and it grew slowly. The first
few month nothing really happened, then people somehow started to
link to us , people on stackoverflow.com started to reference us
and things like that. To me, this looks really
organic. However, the traffic dropped overnight from approx.
1500 unique visitors per day to approx. 300 unique visitors.
If this update works to fight again spammy sites in the organic
results, I’m fine with it. Even though I have no idea why Google …[Read more]