Site Talk forum: Google Search

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Name: Sharon Rose
Grapevine, TX (Zone 8a)
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Apr 16, 2018 8:42 AM CST
@Dave I know you are not in charge of the internet, but a weird thing has been happening. For about a month I have been getting to show up less and less in my google searches. It used to be the top one or two choices and has slipped from there. I know I can look the plant up on the site. Usually when I want to evaluate a plant for purchase, I would Google the name. came up and places that sold it and articles about it. Then I flip back and forth between them all looking and reading. Or if there were two similar cultivars I would do the same on two tabs comparing them against each other.

So this is an example what happens now when looking for a rose. Wanting to evaluate Our Lady Of Guadalupe rose. Googled it by name. did not appear. Read about it but needed more info. So I googled "Our Lady of Guadalupe " wanting to get to appear. It would not. I had to go to my icon to get into the site and type the name in on the site.

Edited to say, First search was "Our Lady of Guadalupe Rose"
Second search "Our Lady of Guadalupe Rose"

In the past on some plants, would be the only search return option. Rare plant or older plant unusual name etc. Now I get a zero return. For awhile I would add to the name to thwart it not showing up. But that does not seem to work now I get empty searches.

Is not coming up because I have a shortcut icon and Google thinks if I wanted this site I would use my icon. Or is this a NET NEUTRALITY issue and will not come up even when I ask for it in a search?

I hope I am explaining it correctly.

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