Tag archive: Google Panda

Google Panda Update 4.1

The new Panda Update is here. About 4 months after the release of Panda 4.0, Google has announced a new iteration of the algorithm update via the Google+-Profile of an employee on Thursday. The rather “slow” rollout already started early this week and is supposed to last till the beginning of next. Depending on the [...]

September 26th, 2014 | Analysis 124 comments
Google Panda Update 4.0

A new Panda update has been rolled out by Google, and it’s important to everybody in SEO. So we’ve carried out an immediate analysis, and here are the results. Update: In order to get this analysis to you as quickly as possible, the data we used was independent of the Suite Software. However, it is [...]

It’s that dreaded scenario; you get up one morning and realize that something changed. Sales are down, traffic is dead, your website is having issues. But what is it? That’s often the hardest part. Today we’re going to look at how one diagnoses a known problem such as the Google Penguin updates, from less established [...]

August 24th, 2012 | Analysis 7 comments
pubcon-recap

This year, we brought a big presence to the  PubCon Las Vegas. And, since we participated in quite a few interesting sessions, we wanted to pass on a bit of what we saw. But before I begin: PubCon is massive and varied in its scope. With nine parallel tracks, the program  is impressively large. The event [...]

November 14th, 2011 | Events, General No comments
Are the guidelines a training brief for Google raters?

In the past week, a document with the title “General Guidelines Version 3.18 March 30,2011” was leaked, that essentially dealt with the evaluation of websites. Though it is obviously directed at search engine raters, it should not be understood that it is necessarily used to train Google raters. However, since Google rather quickly and forcefully [...]

October 28th, 2011 | General 1 comment

For a short while Google moved its Panda Focus onto the rest of the world and away from the USA. But now it’s gone back to where it all started. And it seems like rather a big update – cause we’ve found some quite some surprising changes in the new Google Panda 2.5 update. Here [...]

October 1st, 2011 | Analysis, Essentials 98 comments

Author: Marcus Tober The Google Panda update did not stop at Switzerland and to fully assess the impact on the DACH region, this summary (following Panda in Germany and Panda in Austria) examines the Swiss winners and losers. As a side note, the keyword set taken into consideration included not only German but French and [...]

August 22nd, 2011 | Analysis 3 comments

Author: Marcus Tober In Italy and Spain too, low-quality content has not been spared by the Google Panda update.  After already announcing the winners and losers in the USA, UK, Germany, France and Austria, the lists for two other major European countries are now available. Just as before, on the basis of absolute and percentage [...]

August 22nd, 2011 | Analysis 22 comments

Author: Marcus Tober Having considered the German winners and losers, here is an analysis of which French sites have incurred visibility gains and losses from Google’s Panda Update. In France, the update seems to have affected a similar group as in Germany, the USA and England, but there are still a few surprises you might not [...]

August 17th, 2011 | Analysis 15 comments

Author: Marcus Tober Google finally updated the German index yesterday. They communicated in their German and English  Google-Webmaster-Central Blog that the changes are now in place for every language except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. As expected, the algorithm change was aimed mainly to article directories, content aggregators and people search engines. But the panda is still up to its reputation to provide surprises. What made it challenging for us is the [...]

August 13th, 2011 | Analysis 22 comments
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