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Is there a new formula for search result standings?

asked 2016-05-11 09:45:00 -0500

Does anyone know what the new algorithm looks for when placing search results? I get requests daily and book 98% of the requests I get -- I have 50+ reviews and good standing, however there are newer profiles that are scoring higher in search results and just wanted to see if anyone knew why?

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I have this same question four years later. I used to be pretty high up in the search results for my ZIP Code, but I recently had to turn down four dogs in a row because they were all dog aggressive/reactive and I board multiple dogs at a time. Now I am way way down on the list. Anyone else?

Jen B.'s profile image Jen B.  ( 2020-09-03 20:46:30 -0500 ) edit

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answered 2016-05-11 11:08:39 -0500

Hi fellow Wisconsinners! I think the "newbies" get ranked high (in their start of their sitting career) to give them a chance to get business. I think once they would get bookings, they fall into the "normal line" based on bookings/ratings. At least that is how I've understood the way we are all ranked in searches.

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How long do you think one is still considered a newbie? I started NYE and am number 1 in my zip code currently.

Natassia E.'s profile image Natassia E.  ( 2016-05-14 08:45:24 -0500 ) edit
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answered 2019-09-04 07:19:33 -0500

This JUST happened to me as well. I am in a more rural area of Texas and for the last 8 months or so have been anywhere between number 1 and 5 on the search rankings. Just tonight I noticed it is even hard to find my profile! I finally did several pages later after getting results for sitters 40 miles away. I hope this is just temporary...

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