Google: Algorithm Updates

  • 8 major Google algorithm updates, explained

    …Almost every day, Google introduces changes to its ranking algorithm. Some are tiny tweaks; others seriously shake up the SERPs. This cheat sheet will help you make sense of the most important algo changes and penalties rolled out in the recent years, with a brief overview and SEO advice on each.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full…

    Marketing Landin Google- 15 readers -
  • Google algorithm update may be rolling out since June 25

    … Google seems to have been rolling out a large search algorithm update starting sometime around Sunday, June 25. Google’s John Mueller said, “We make updates all the time,” when asked specifically about the speculation around a Google update. In my opinion, there was an algorithm update to the Google search rankings over the past few days…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 25 readers -
  • What advanced SEOs need to know about algorithm updates

    …. It’s not you, it’s me According to the panelists, just because you saw a big traffic or rankings loss on a day where an algorithm update hit, that doesn’t mean you were penalized. In fact, it’s probably not a penalty at all. As both Haynes and Preston noted, there are a number of things that can lead to a sudden decrease in traffic: site redesigns…

    Casie Gillette/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 30 readers -
  • How to stop worrying about Google updates

    … drops in traffic. So you quickly go check your Analytics and Search Console. Phew! The “activity” didn’t impact you — this time. But what about the next one? This is what happens when Google rolls out large-scale changes to its search algorithms, and what is in these rollouts has been the topic of many articles, tweets and Facebook posts over…

    Kristine Schachinger/ Marketing Landin SEO Google How To's- 15 readers -
  • How to stop worrying about Google updates

    … are categories if I don’t know what the rules are for those categories? Let’s take a look at how we can evaluate these areas without Google telling us much about what changes occurred. Link issues: It’s all about Penguin One of the most vetted areas of organic SEO is, of course, links — and Penguin is the algorithm that evaluates those links. It could…

    Kristine Schachinger/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google How To's- 25 readers -
  • Stop oversimplifying everything!

    Join us for a Google Webmaster Central office hours hangout on May 2, 4pm CET Add your questions at . This session is open to anything webmaster related like crawling, indexing, mobile sites, internationalization, duplicate content, Sitemaps, Search Consol ...

    Eric Enge/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Weathering the Google storms

    … A good friend of mine and truly the best SEO expert I have had the privilege working with, Gregory Gromov, once referred to the Google algorithm updates and tests as “Google storms.” The coined phrase made all the sense in the world. Per Gregory, a solid SEO program provides the ballast to weather the storm, but if a storm hits and flips you…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 16 readers -
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