Google Panda Algorithm Update (And Related Stories) – A Roundup

    May 14, 2011
    Chris Crum

We’ve been covering a Google’s Panda Algorithm update a lot since its initial launch (in some ways even before its launch). We thought it might be useful for some to provide something of a round-up of coverage as a one stop shop for those looking to learn more about the algorithm update, its impact on websites, and related stories.

So here is a list of our articles related to the Panda update, content farms, and search quality from the past several months (updated continuously).

Despite New Panda Guidelines, Google Still Burying Authoritative Results
Panda Update Already Happened. Not Every Google Tweak Is Still Panda.
What Would Google Search Quality Be Like Without AdSense?
Helium Raises $10 Million After Being Victimized by Google Panda Update
Don’t Expect a Lot of eHow Content to Be Removed from YouTube
Google Panda Update: New Advice Directly From Google
Google Competitive Practices Brought Into the Panda Conversation
Demand Media Announces 20% Decline in eHow Search Referrals Due to Panda
Demand Media Earnings Report – Revenue Up, Questions Remain
Demand Media Deletes eHow Articles, Edits Others in Quality Clean-up Initiative
Google Algorithm Update – Is Bounce Rate a Ranking Signal?
Demand Media Search Data Released Ahead of Earnings Call
Google Panda Update – Webmasters Still Trying to Crack the Code
eHow Getting Serious About Quality
Mashable Affected By Google’s Panda Update? Not Likely.
Google Panda Update – A Broader View of U.S. Traffic Patterns
Panda Reference in Google Earth Day Doodle
Google Panda Update Victim HubPages Tweaks Approach to Boost Search Visibility
Panda Update: HubPages Asks Google Why YouTube Gets Away With Softer Content Policy
Google Panda Update Helps Local Search Results
Google Algorithm Update Fallout, eHow Response
Google Panda Update Winners, Losers, and Future Considerations
EzineArticles Hit By Google Panda Update Again
Google Panda Update Hits Demand Media’s eHow This Time
Google Panda Update Benefits Google Properties
Ranking in Google Now That Panda Has Gone Global
Google Panda Update Winners: Video, News, Blogs, and Porn
Google Panda Update Victim Xomba Loses AdSense Ads Too
Google Panda Update Officially Goes Global (In English)
Google Panda Update Launched in More Countries
Google Panda Update – Made for Big Brands?
Google Does Guest Post for Panda Victim HubPages
Examiner’s Approach to Content Quality Post Panda Update
MerchantCircle Goes From Panda Victim to Blekko Curator
EzineArticles Tells Authors How to Get Accepted Post Panda
Google Panda Update Hit E-Commerce Sites Too
Google’s Algorithm Impact Over the Years in Graphic Detail
Why Panda is the New Coke
EzineArticles Traffic Update Post Panda
Google Panda Update: Lack of Consistency on Quality?
Google Panda Update Still Encouraging Higher Quality
Suite101 CEO Writes Open Letter to Google’s Matt Cutts
Google “Panda” Algorithm Update – What’s Known & What’s Possible
Calacanis on Google Algorithm Aftermath and Impact on Mahalo
Google Algorithm Update to Get “New Layer” to Help “Falsely Caught” Sites
EzineArticles Aims to Get Rankings Back, Following Google Algorithm Update
Did Google’s Algorithm Update Go Far Enough on Content Farms?
Is This Google Algorithm Change About Content Farms or Not?
Quora vs. eHow: Where’s the Better Quality?
Decreasing Google Dependence: A Growing Trend
Demand Media Redesigns eHow with Quality Control Feature
Will Google Fill In Its Own Search Gaps, Demand Media-Style?
Retrevo Says Google Update Pushed Bigger Brands Up
AdSense and Its Relationship to Search Rankings
Google Algorithm Update Casualties Speak
Google Update Costs Mahalo Employees Their Jobs
Google Algorithm Update Helps (Not Hurts) eHow
Google Finally Cracks Down on Content Farms
Demand Media Responds to Google Content Farm Update
Demand Media Goes on the Defensive About Content Quality
Content Marketer or Content Farm?
If Google Tweaked Its Search Results …
An Inside Look at wikiHow Content Quality Control
User Feedback: The Next Google Ranking Signal?
Why It’s Easier for a Startup (Than For Google) to Take Action on Content Farms
wikiHow On Why Wikis Deliver Higher Quality Than Content Farms
DuckDuckGo Follows Content Farm Banning With Promoting wikiHow Content
Blekko Queries on the Rise, More So Since Content Farm Blocking
What If Content From One Company Dominated Google’s Search Results?
Confirmation: The Google Algorithm Change Was Not for Content Farms
Blekko Bans eHow and Other Content Farms
Demand Media CEO: Google Not Talking About Us
Google, Bing, and Blekko Talk Content Farms and Search Quality
The Real Problem With Content Farms is Google

Nobody said we’re done yet either. We’ll update the article as new developments, insights, and research occur.

Meanwhile, we might as well use the comments section to expand the article as a useful resource. If you have any of your own Panda-related stories or insights, please don’t hesitate to share them with the rest of us.