What Should You Do If Your Rankings Drop?

You may have some high Google rankings at the moment, but eventually, you are going to lose them. The question is just when.

When this happens here is what you should do:

1. Log into Google Search Console – through Search Console you can see what pages lost traffic. It shows you which pages are going up and going down over time.

Now that you know what page has lost traffic, Google the terms that the page is ranking for and look at the top sites who currently rank. What are they doing differently than you? How does their content compare to yours?

2. Adjust your pages – Google Search Console will show a list of keywords your page used to rank for. Integrate those keywords onto your page and make your content more thorough.

You can't just stuff in keywords, it needs to flow naturally.

3. Double check your meta tags – make sure your keywords are within your title tag and meta description.

Once you have done that, submit your URL to Search Console again, they will crawl it, and within a few weeks, you should get more search traffic and higher rankings.

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8 Responses to “What Should You Do If Your Rankings Drop?”

  1. Miten Solanki

    Jul 28. 2017

    Good advice. Thanks

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  2. Abhishek Rajput

    Jul 28. 2017

    Neil when your new webina will out,do doing webinar cost money I want to do for myself but don’t know how to do.

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    • Neil Patel

      Jul 28. 2017

      Check out Russell Brunson. He teaches how to do it on your own.

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  3. Abhishek Rajput

    Jul 28. 2017

    plzz increase the video length its interesting and will gain more knowledge.

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  4. TomzPot

    Jul 28. 2017

    Hey neil thanks for the info.. One question , what if you create a completely new blog post with the updated information, is that better? or is it better to just update the old one with new content.. I notice also the more people share your content the higher you rank.

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