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https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, Google said they are launching their mobile only index within months and moving the desktop index as a secondary index. Google Penguin 4.0 is completely live now. Gary Illyes said Penguin can act to discount all your links, which can be devastating. Google said they are ready for those who try to manipulate Penguin 4.0.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week, I cover a lot more on Penguin. First, the recoveries have started and Google confirmed it should be done fairly soon, probably next few days. The recoveries thus far look very impressive. Early on, our polls showed that the recoveries were not but that has changed.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search I covered a lot more around the Google Penguin 4.0 launch. The impact five days after its launch was minimal to ay the least. The recoveries supposedly started on Wednesday afternoon and will take a few days to roll out. The algorithm probably rolled out in part before the 23rd and then in several parts after. Penguin 4.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week I cover more on the Google mobile interstitial ad penalty. I also discuss cases of Google Penguin 4.0 declines in rankings. Google still only uses HTTPS in the URL as the only qualifier for the ranking boost. Google said sitewide ranking scores are current state. Google said they do not have a website authority ranking score.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - Big news this morning, Google officially confirmed that Penguin 4.0, the real time version of that spam algorithm, is now live. We saw Google testing it earlier and some folks were talking about the launch date. We have a lot more information about this release at the beginning of the video, so watch it.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, we talked about some non statements from Google on that weekend update. Google did tell us it was not Penguin, so we should rule that out. Google reminded us that they can and will penalize links by widget makers. Google has penalized Turkey’s largest network, Acunn Media. Google is preparing their announcement on the Penguin launch.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search got off to a slow start but ended with a bang. We are seeing early signs of a Google core search update. Also, it seems like the core local results were updated yesterday as well. Google published information on their search live coverage carousel, which seems to be their real time index.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week I cover the new upcoming Google intrusive mobile interstitial penalty that is coming January 10th. Google won’t be building a testing tool for this penalty, despite most webmasters wanting it. Yelp’s CEO is very against this new penalty and takes it out on a local SEO expert.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, I covered the significant changes to the Google keyword planner tool and how they are restricting the data being shown, as they say for preventing abuse. Google confirmed the new AdWords user interface is rolling out slowly. Google Ad Preview tool added a share button. Google AdWords has an account health score for search now.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week, I test out my new Mevo camera from LiveStream, let me know your thoughts. Google penalized the BlogDash network for link schemes. Google’s new AdWords interface seems to be rolling out to some users way early. Google’s new local pack ad was seen in the wild. Google Search Console may have issues with Techmeme.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search we covered a possible Google algorithm update at the top of this week. I posted the monthly Google webmaster report. Google said they are going to expand AMP pages into the core mobile results. Google has downgraded the structured data error to an information note, as it is no longer required for AMP pages, only for top carousel.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, we covered a possible Google update earlier this week. Google’s John Mueller said there will be a Penguin update again. Donald Trump was dropped as a presidential candidate in Google because of a bug. Google said 3xx redirects pass full PageRank but some SEOs still don’t believe Google on this.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search I cover an update on the Google Maps algorithm where they show fewer and fewer results. I also show how there was/is a bad searcher experience with Google local knowledge box and SinglePlatform. Google said don’t worry if your site is clean and your competitor keeps reporting it as spam.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, we saw changes to the Google local algorithm and results. We also reported on how it doesn’t seem there was a massive Google update earlier this week. We ran a poll on Penguin, do you think it will run again? Also, Google never said it won’t run again. Google said sometimes popups can count as your primary content.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search I post my monthly Google Webmaster report. Google’s John Mueller said even though they don’t announce algorithm updates, they are still busy updating their search algorithms but Penguin 4.0 did not update yet. Google had a Search Console bug this morning where it reverified tons of accounts.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week in search, I covered a potential Google quality search algorithm update that happened earlier this week. RankBrain is cited as being used in virtually all searches now and impacts the search results “a lot,” according to Google. Hulu did something that killed their Google organic traffic for a couple weeks but all is good now.
https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week I did my video from a United lounge, hope it came out okay. Google said we can get rid of our authorship, they don’t use it anymore. Google added a rich results filter to the Google Search Analytics report. Google promised to add more data to Search Console. Google’s Gary Illyes said focus on AMP and assistants/bots.