Yahoo Search Unstable?

Jun 3, 2010 - 9:11 am 0 by
Filed Under Yahoo SEO

A WebmasterWorld thread has limited discussion on Yahoo. In the old days, when Yahoo made changes or if there were issues, there would have been a lot more activity, which makes my job hard to figure out if this is a bigger issue than it is. So I start with that, because I do not know if this impact a small number of sites or a nice amount of sites.

The thread has complaints from two different webmasters that Yahoo Search is going to the dogs. A long time senior member at WebmasterWorld said:

12 year old site authority in nitch went poof yesterday at about 4:30 pm. How I know looking at referrals from yahoo on a big term last one was that time. Site is gone still indexed but for all the main terms went poof.

And then a member since 2002 wrote:

On one site :

1. after a revamp of the site and 5 months of constant crawling all Y has to show for is 3 pages indexed, two of which are irrelevant to searchers 2. after several years of crawling the site Y stepped twice in my honeypot in the space of two weeks, go figure

It looks like Y has all but given up.

Clearly, these are two members who know their SEO and have been around for a long time.

We know Bing will ultimately take over Yahoo, so I probably shouldn't be covering this but I miss the old Yahoo.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Coming, Ranking Volatility, Bye Search Notes, AI Overviews, Ads & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 24, 2024

Jul 24, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google Updates

Google Search Ranking Algorithm Volatility - July 23rd

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

SEO Poll: 54% Of SEOs Saw Positive Effects From Google Updates

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

New Google Local Service Ads Budget Options

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google News

Google Ad Revenue Up 11% - $64.62 Billion In Ad Revenue

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google

Google Outlines Videos In Search Results

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: How To Move Your Company's Google Street View Image