It is coming up to a year ago now that we were employed by a big company here in the United Kingdom to recover their website from a crash in Google rankings following the Penguin update. On 17 April 2012, their website was hit by the Google Penguin update. Unsurprisingly, their traffic plummeted, losing more [...]Show More Summary
They called it Google Panda update #25, and it was meant to be possibly the last announced update which striked on March 15, 2013, after...
It’s been more than two years since Google released Panda and nearly a year since the debut of the Penguin update. In that time, we’ve seen some massive changes in how search results are tabulated and presented to the general web-browsing public. SERPs have become more intuitive, user-friendly and in some cases unnervingly anticipatory. As [...]Show More Summary
Google Panda represents one of the most significant changes to how companies manage their SEO, and for all the panic and drops in site rankings it caused, Google should have chosen a more aggressive animal. The adjusted algorithm was...Show More Summary
You can expect another Google Panda update to roll out this Friday or Monday, according to Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts. Also, Cutts has revealed that Google is working on a significant change to the Penguin algorithm.
This guest post is by Jeff Foster of WebBizIdeas. Just as low-level article directories (ezinearticles, articlesbase, and others) got hurt by Google’s Panda Update in 2013, I predict that Google will hurt sites abusing guest blogging in 2013. I don’t feel guest blogging is bad, nor that all bloggers who do it will be penalized [...]Show More Summary
Google’s Panda update has changed the rules. Ecommerce businesses are now forced to think like traditional websites and focus on content. SEO is now paramount, and it all begins by understanding that thin content is a problem that needs a solution.
2012 was a big year in SEO. Google applied a new update – Penguin – as well as continually improving last year’s Panda update, causing many changes to the search results. Google’s aim was as it always is: deliver the most appropriate and high quality sites to the end user carrying out the search. Show More Summary
Beware the Panda. According to a tweet from the official @Google Twitter account this morning, a new data refresh is rolling out today. This update, according to the notice, should only affect 1.2 percent of English language queries...
Or! Why ‘Being Natural’ Is the First and Foremost Golden Rule of SEO When it comes to updating the search algorithm, Google takes some sharp steps to make sure that they maintain the actual exercise of white hat SEO. The only motto behind this is to deliver better and much more reliable search results to [...]Show More Summary
Posted by Dr. Pete If we’ve learned anything in 2012, it’s that Google isn’t letting up on low-value tactics. We’ve had the Penguin update, 13 Panda updates (so many that we needed a new naming scheme), and a crackdown on low-quality Exact Match Domains (EMDs), to name just a few. Show More Summary
Google is a complicated “piece” of software that is being updated constantly, with each update theoretically bringing new fixes and improvements. But Google is still cluttered with spam and relying on outdated ranking techniques. Can Google evolve?
It’s no secret in the SEO world that Google’s recent Panda and Penguin algorithm updates have killed off a number of backlink building techniques that were effective in the past. And with the elimination of these low-value tactics, SEOs have turned to linking strategies that focus more on providing value and building meaningful relationships between [...]Show More Summary