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I just came across a very unpleasing revelation to end the year however it’s just part of every blogger or webmaster’s life to be hit by Google once in a while or maybe frequently for some.
The Google pagerank of this blog has been stripped a notch and is now down to 3 from the previous 4 which isn’t giving me a totally happy face to end the year. My other friends’ blogs have also been stripped with their page ranks however I’m not going to tell who because it’s up for them to find out.
Google’s nasty caffeinated algorithm had finally taken its toll and is mercilessly affecting sites on shared hosting as they have advocated page loading speed as an added factor to rank in 2010. I’m not surprised that is this going to happen however this exaggerated move isn’t helping the web but it’s killing the content delivery networks especially blogs the benefit of ranking for highly relevant page positions that provides more quality content than static pages.
If this scenario continues to toll and blogs being hit left and right, I’m afraid the end is near for “quality content” but an unprecedented era of low quality content pages but optimized for speed ranking on the first page of Google.
Matt Cutts is definitely wrong in saying that Google will have its update by 2010 however its pretty clear that one of its data centers is doing otherwise.
Surprised? Yes I am. But life must go on and as long as I still have a day left to say goodbye to 2009, my hopes are still high and positive that somehow I’m just saying adios (goodbye) to all the challenging days of the year that’s coming to a close.
Have you been hit by Google’s latest pagerank wave? How will this change affect your perspective of 2010 in terms of search?
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