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    Question Confirming Penguin Effect?


    I am attaching a screenshot of my client's website, I just wanna confirm about penguin effect on the site so that I can work accordingly.

    I hope this is the right method for uploading the image?
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    Correlation does not imply causation. There are any number of reasons why the website traffic has dropped.

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    Originally Posted by KernelPanic
    Correlation does not imply causation. There are any number of reasons why the website traffic has dropped.
    Thanks for your answer, I somewhat agrees with you. The traffic saws a sudden drop on 4 Oct 2013 when penguin 2.1 released, before that traffic was stable, so I was suspicious of Penguin Update. If this is not a penguin hit, what are the other reasons of traffic drop on that specific time?
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    Hard to tell with Analytics traffic has the only available data. It could be a drop in rankings due to competitors website ranking higher than you, a couple positions here and there can make a huge difference.
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    It could be any number of things but certainly the answer lies in your analytics.
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    Was anything done at the time of the initial Penguin update or was the site left 'as is'?

    There have been numerous Penguin update rollouts since then and it doesn't seem obvious from that image that the site has continued to be hit with each one.

    However, it's always worth auditing the link profile and ridding the site of any potentially toxic links.
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    Originally Posted by JSTucker
    Was anything done at the time of the initial Penguin update or was the site left 'as is'?
    Thanks for answer. No one was aware of that effect, hence no measures were taken at that time.

    Originally Posted by JSTucker
    There have been numerous Penguin update rollouts since then and it doesn't seem obvious from that image that the site has continued to be hit with each one.

    However, it's always worth auditing the link profile and ridding the site of any potentially toxic links.
    Yes there were many updates after that and site was unaffected from all the updates, I took the command of site two months ago and I informed the team about that drop (may be penguin effect). No one was aware of that drop.
    I just wanna confirm that it is penguin effect or some thing else or what is the probability of penguin. So I can start working on Disavow tool.

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