I registered a domain name on 17th May 2009, put up some quality content, monetized it, installed Google Analytics and WM Tools, got some links, and it's now dancing about all over the shop. It went straight to Google #4, stayed there a few days, then dropped right off Google, then came back at page 10 and has been gaining approximately a page (10 positions) each day. It's currently on page 4 i.e. #36. Is the 'Google Dance' normal? How long does it usually take to stabilize? What are other people's experiences?
Yes, this is a very normal phenomeon. Google needs time to determine the revelancy of your page (and all the other factors) and it usually takes may months, if not a year to 'stabilize'. And, most likely, there will always be a slight variation in your site's ranking from a day to another.
Originally Posted by Mac