Tag archive: Panda Update

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This morning my friend contacted me via Skype to ask if I knew of any problems with SearchMetrics. SearchMetrics and problems? This is something that has never happened before. So I asked him more about the problems. He answered that there has probably been a calculation error in recent weekly visibility updates. There was a [...]

November 9th, 2012 | Analysis, General 5 comments

Again universal search: It has been some months, since we had a look at the development of the Universal Search integrations in the SERPs. We now have new numbers from the search metrics datapool, so let’s have a closer look. Has the upper limit been reached? Let’s look first of all at the overview of [...]

November 16th, 2011 | Analysis, General 2 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 21 comments

Author: Marcus Tober The Panda Update continues to hold European SEOs in suspense. Having already discussed the data from Panda in Germany and Panda in France , we wanted to show you what sites were affected by the rollout of the Google Panda Update in Austria. Once more, we have calculated the winners and losers in absolute [...]

August 19th, 2011 | Analysis No 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

With all the recent enthusiasm for numbers and graphs, today we’ll take a look at the what Google’s Panda /Farmer Update and SEO at its most basic are always about – good content. In other words, what interests people, what they want to read and/or what drives them to buy stuff online – content that [...]

May 4th, 2011 | Onpage No comments

There’s been a fair bit of interest in the analysis we posted last week about Google’s global English language roll out of the Panda algorithm update and we wanted to clarify some things about how we arrived at the data and what it means. This post should help explain why our analysis found that some [...]

April 18th, 2011 | Analysis 3 comments

  By Marcus Tober As you’ve probably read somewhere recently (or maybe you were impacted by directly),  Google released the “Panda Update” – labelled the “Farmer Update” Thursday February 24. Thanks to our leading SEO analytics software, the Searchmetrics Suite, we were able to show which websites were both negatively and positively impacted by this [...]

April 12th, 2011 | Analysis, General 205 comments

The dust has settled – but we still don’t know for sure how it all got stirred up in the first place. I’m referring of course to the Farmer Update that Google prefers to call the ‘Panda Update’. A few hundred US sites caught it hard at the end of February – and now we’re [...]

April 5th, 2011 | Analysis, General No comments