Aleyda Solis posted a Twitter survey asking if SEOs have actually experienced an “unexpected” Google search rankings drop and why. The poll had less than 300 responses but the outcomes do not surprise me excessive. In other words, a lot of SEOs have experience such a drop and most say it was because of a Google search algorithm update.The first question was “Have you experienced * unforeseen * search rankings and (as a repercussion) traffic drops (due to any reason: rankings drop after update, manual penalization, execution error, and so on) in the sites youve dealt with?”82% of those who reacted said yes they have, while 18% said they have not. I think those 18% were extremely lucky. The second poll asked “What has been the main factor for the majority of the rankings/traffic drop cases youve experienced?” 71.2% stated it was associated with a Google search upgrade, 14.7% said it was connected to an execution error, 3.3% stated related to a manual action (charge) and 10.9% stated something else.Here are the tweets: … 2. What has been the main reason for the majority of the rankings/traffic drop cases youve experienced?– Aleyda Solis & #x 1f469; & #x 1f3fb; & #x 200d; & #x 1f4bb; (@aleyda) September 18, 2021 Honestly, these results do not shock me … Forum discussion at Twitter.Note: This was pre-written and scheduled to be posted today, I am presently offline for Simchat Torah.