Google Update

Hummingbird Google Update

New Major Google Ranking Algorithm Update – Hummingbird On Thursday 26th September 2013, Amit Singhal, Googles VP of search announced what could potentially be a game changer in the world of serach, Hummingbird. This is the third significant update in recent years along with Panda which proactively took pages out of the index which had

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2013 Penguin Update

Warning – Major Google Update On the Way (Again!) I’m going to start off with an apology today, as it seems that it’s impossible to write a post these days without the mention of a Google update, either the fallout or implications usually, but today it’s about preempting one which hasn’t even happened yet! Ever

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New Major Update?

Is Google rolling out another Update ? There has been quite a bit of talk just recently about another major update happening, it’s yet to be confirmed, however there is a theory that it all relates back to a big linking network being penalised. Over in Russia there is a link network (SAPE) which is

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Penguin and Panda in April

2 Major Google Updates in April 2012 The latest phase of Google updates have sent shock waves through the SEO community, with many sites and probably more importantly, their clients sites losing massive volumes of traffic due to decreases in ranks, I’ve already heard stories about in house SEO’s losing jobs over it and agencies

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What is the Panda 2.2 Update?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last few weeks, or are not involved in the internet as a career you cannot have failed to have heard about Google’s latest shake up of the results they display in their search engine, it’s been nicknamed Panda 2.2 after the technical employee who invented

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Googles Panda 2.2 Update

Is Panda 2.2 a Long Term Fix? At the SMX Conference Google’s Matt Cutts announced that Panda version 2.2 had been developed, approved and was due to be unleashed soon. According to Barry Schwartz at search engine land, this happened around a week ago today. So all you SEO professionals and DIY’ers better hold on

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Site Speed and Search Positions

How important is site speed as a search metric? The short and simple answer to this question is nobody knows, however it does not seem to be very important, at least not at the moment. Google themselves, or Matt Cutts to be specific has said that other factors will carry much more weight (i.e. relevance

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Google Mayday Update

Yes Google did Update SERP’s on Mayday The SEO forums have recently been full of discussions about a recent update and numerous questions about “why have my search positions dropped?”. It seemed to centre around long tail keywords falling in the search results, for (usually) newer, smaller or less optimised websites, the general consensus was

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