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Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing

Last month, Google launched a refresh of the Panda update. The company tweeted on March 23: @googleA GooglerPanda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Background on Panda: http://t.co/Z7dDS6qc 10 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Today, …

Google Panda Update Addressed In New Google Announcement Google Panda Update Addressed In New Google Announcement
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Google today listed changes it made to its algorithm in January. As previously discussed, the biggest takeaway from that (at least in my opinion) was an increased focus on freshness through not only updates to the “Freshness Update,” but also …

Exclusive: Google Page Layout Update: The Top Losers Exclusive: Google Page Layout Update: The Top Losers
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Update: With the Searchmetrics list, we encouraged you to take it with a grain of salt, but Matt Cutts said the following about it in a Tweet, implying that it’s fairly flawed: @mattcuttsMatt Cutts@CCrum237 thanks, I appreciate it. P.S. Liked …

Google’s Latest Algorithm Changes (They Don’t Include Panda) Google’s Latest Algorithm Changes (They Don’t Include Panda)
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As you may know, Google has been putting out a monthly list of algorithm changes it has been making, as part of the company’s initiative to be “more transparent”. Google will never put out the entire secret sauce of its …

Google Panda Update: Not In 2012 To Date [Exclusive] Google Panda Update: Not In 2012 To Date [Exclusive]
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Google was nice enough to let the world know in early December that there would be no Panda updates for the rest of 2011. Having faced backlash from webmasters over previous pre-holiday algorithm changes, namely the Florida update, Google has …

Bing Maps Getting Deep Into Route Planning Bing Maps Getting Deep Into Route Planning

Bing has implemented a whole new routing engine on Bing Maps with a new route calculation algorithm. The new algorithm changes how driving directions queries are computed. Algorithms behind routes on search engines’ maps probably aren’t something that most of …

Google Algorithm Updates: The Latest Things To Consider Google Algorithm Updates: The Latest Things To Consider
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Google has been making a big deal about wanting to be more transparent about its search algorithm lately (without revealing the secret sauce too much of course). And so far, I have to say they’re making good on that promise …

Google Algorithm Changes: Google Lists Ten New Ones Google Algorithm Changes: Google Lists Ten New Ones
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Google put out a blog post highlighting ten recent algorithm changes. Don’t get too excited about the SEO possibilities though, because Google only listed the ones it deemed non-gamable. These are changes that Google has made over the past couple …

Google’s Algorithm Testing Raises Questions About “Above the Fold” Google’s Algorithm Testing Raises Questions About “Above the Fold”
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At PubCon in Las Vegas, Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal held a webmaster Q&A session with attendees, and referenced (among many other things) some algorithm testing that they’re doing, which we may see the results of in 2012. This …

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

Google Panda Update: Lack of Consistency on Quality? Google Panda Update: Lack of Consistency on Quality?
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We’ve been talking with a lot of people who have had their sites impacted negatively by Google’s recent “Panda” algorithm update. Our thinking is that the more sides of the story we hear, the more webmasters and content producers will …

Suite101 CEO Writes Open Letter to Google’s Matt Cutts
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Google basically called out Suite101 as the poster child site of what its “Panda” algorithm update was aimed at. Reports have found the site to be one of the hardest hit, and while the site has often been mentioned in …

EzineArticles: Some Content Ranking Higher
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Since being hit hard by Google’s recent algorithm update, EzineArticles is hard at work, trying to get its rankings and traffic back up. CEO Chris Knight tells WebProNews, "Beyond what we shared in the blog/twitter, we’re going to return to not sharing specifics on our traffic or ranking."

Google Algorithm Update Casualties Speak
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Last week, Google launched a major update to its algorithm, which was positioned as one that would go after content farms. While some sites that are often attached to that label were in fact hurt by the update, some other sites that aren’t generally considered content farms became casualties as well. 

Calacanis on Google Algorithm Aftermath and Impact on Mahalo
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As previously reported, Mahalo is reducing its staff by 10% as a result of the loss of revenue and traffic from Google’s most recent algorithm update. We reached out to Calacanis for comment on the situation. 

Google Algorithm Update to Get “New Layer” to Help “Falsely Caught” Sites
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As we discussed in another article, Google’s recent algorithm update aimed at content farms had some apparently unintended casualties. One of these was the Apple news blog Cult of Mac. Publisher Leander Kahney wrote a scathing post about the update, clearly furious over Google knocking their search rankings (and traffic) down as if they were a content farm. 

EzineArticles Aims to Get Rankings Back, Following Google Algorithm Update
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Google’s recent algorithm update aimed at content farms has drawn a mixture of praise and criticism. Much of this has from those questioning how Demand Media’s eHow was actually helped by the update, despite often being associated with the phrase "content farm".

Did Google’s Algorithm Update Go Far Enough on Content Farms?
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As you probably know by now, Google has implemented a new algorithm change that the company says impacts 11.8% of their queries. While Google would not come out and say directly that the update is aimed at content farms, this is widely understood to be the case. 

Is This Google Algorithm Change About Content Farms or Not?
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Google has launched a change in its algorithm, following a post a week ago from Matt Cutts talking about the search engine’s approach to spam and content farms. However, it is still unclear whether this new update is the related to the "content farm" side of things.

Webmasters Cry Mayday for Google Rankings Again
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A lot of people had something to say about Google’s Mayday algorithm update from the beginning of May. A lot of people felt that it was costing them rankings and revenue.