October 13, 2017
Top Stories Ranking Is Algorithmic
Have you seen a drop in your top stories search engine traffic? The first step is to confirm that there are no technical issues holding you back. However, it may just be the case that Google’s quality algorithm has begun to see your site differently. Issues like number of ads above the fold can impact this. John Mueller warns that just because your site has ranked well for a long time doesn’t mean that it always will.