Google Offers Advice For Those Affected By HCU

March 25, 2024

Google’s SearchLiaison answered a question asking for advice on how to diagnose content that’s lost rankings because of the Helpful Content update. Any advice?”SearchLiaison Answers HCU QuestionSearchLiaison first addressed the perception that the Helpful Content ranking system is a single signal. This said, having relatively high amounts of unhelpful content might cause other content on the site to perform less well in Search, to a varying degree. Is Google implying that a website that’s infested with a preponderance of unhelpful content won’t ever get links or user enthusiasm because nobody would be able to find the actual good content? Non-Self Self-AssessingI would suggest sticking with the self-assessment suggestions in Google’s Helpful Content FAQ.

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