Somewhere deep in a California laboratory there is a world filled with pandas, penguins, and hummingbirds. Here is a look at some of the recent updates to Google’s various search algorithms and what to expect for the upcoming year. read more
The word panda used to conjure images in my mind of cherubic bears doing somersaults and munching on bamboo. Not anymore! These days I think of pandas as Google updates that are anything but cute. Google's pandas are far from being an endangered species. So what's in store? What channels should we spend our time [...]Show More Summary
Google has done a lot in its 16 year history. From its first known algorithm update in early 2000 to its approximate 24 Panda updates since early 2011, this infographic outlines major updates to Google since its inception in 1998. In...Show More Summary
It isn’t difficult to look back at recent algorithm updates from Google and evaluate how each one has altered the role of an SEO. In the simplest sense, Panda forced us to become better writers and researchers. Penguin made us change the way we build links. Show More Summary
Panda? Penguin? Palanquin? Trying to stay on top of Google's SEO updates, much less learn what these changes mean for your business, is often a full-time job. However, few small businesses have the resources to keep a full-time SEO expert on staff. read more
It won’t be surprising if the engagement on your Facebook Pages have declined in the last few weeks. In what is being termed at the Facebook version of the Google Panda update, they have updated their News Feed (update details) algorithm which is aimed at promoting higher quality content. Show More Summary
Ever since Google got better at assessing online content quality (especially after the Panda update), content writers have started publishing less, but better-quality content. This has made many bloggers and Internet marketers happy,...Show More Summary
Posted by randfish The Hummingbird update was different from the major algorithm updates like Penguin and Panda, revising core aspects of how Google understands what it finds on the pages it crawls. In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand...Show More Summary
Only in Googleland does the natural order of things go from Pandas to Penguins to Hummingbirds. If the latest Google update has you mystified or concerned, this infographic offers some insight about what Hummingbird purports to do, who it affects, and some tips to make it happy. read more
What's a publisher to do? After being bruised and battered by Panda and Penguin updates, housands of websites have gone from Google's first page of SERPs [search engine results pages] to having their keywords literally losing gravitas and sinking to the bottom of the heap. Show More Summary
Google has, from time to time, changed their algorithms in an attempt to bring us what they claim to be better results in the end. Well, the Panda update in the past did not sit too well with some website owners, and this time around,...Show More Summary
Organic SEO isn’t free, cheap, and easy anymore. Google's release of its Panda and Penguin updates means you have to produce more high-quality content that is social, too. Continue reading ?
Online marketing has changed dramatically in the past few years. When Google released search their Panda and Penguin algorithm updates, many website owners were sent scrambling as they watched their site’s rank slip. But not all online marketers found Google’s updates to be devastating. Show More Summary
Following the Penguin and Panda Google Updates, guest blogging has become a massive part of online life. Do you use guest bloggers to produce content? Have you shied away from using them due to lack of quality? Do you feel that guest...Show More Summary
Voucher sites and car classifieds websites were among the industries hit hardest by Google's Panda updates. But some sites have snatched recoveries from the jaws of Panda and have now seen traffic return – and even grow. Here's how they did it.
Last month I made some classic mistakes when I reported the 10 day panda update and learned how important it is to our community that we always back up our assertions with claims and not forget the difference between causality and correlation. Show More Summary
Panda? Penguin? No. Understanding Google's Vince update – which gave more preference to "big brands" in Google’s search results – is perhaps the most important update that you can understand, to help get your SEO programs on track.
I have been running Crenk since the beginning (2008). Crenk in a previous life was all about technology news and reviews. However, that all stopped when Google changed their algorhythm (Panda update). Crenk we from having millions of readers per month to only having a few thousand. Panda killed a huge numbers of blogs and [...]
Google confirmed the rollout of the latest Panda update last month and many webmasters recovered at various levels. This post provides three examples of recoveries, including Phantom and Penguin recoveries during the latest Panda update.
The summer of 2013 has been full of Google updates. The last major update Google released was the Penguin 2.0 update. A few days ago they released their newest Panda update. Rather than rolling out all the changes in a day or a couple of days, Google is spreading them out in a soft manner, [...]Show More Summary