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Here’s What Google Has Been Doing For Quality (And Panda) For The Past Two Months Here’s What Google Has Been Doing For Quality (And Panda) For The Past Two Months
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Google finally released its big lists of algorithm changes for the months of June and July, after an unexplained delay. In all, there were 86 changes on the lists to dig through, and we’re still analyzing them. In this post, …

Google Algorithm Changes For June: What’s On The List? Google Algorithm Changes For June: What’s On The List?
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In what Google called an effort to be more transparent, the company began posting monthly lists of algorithm changes, highlighting some of the things it has done to improve the quality of search results and/or the user experience. There are …

Google Panda Update: New Data Refresh Rolls Out Google Panda Update: New Data Refresh Rolls Out
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Google tweeted late last night that it has begun rolling out a new data refresh of the Panda update. The refresh affects about 1% of search results in a noticeable way, according to the company. Follow @google A Googler @google …

Google Just Rocked Nearly 1% Of Search Queries With A Panda Refresh Google Just Rocked Nearly 1% Of Search Queries With A Panda Refresh
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Google announced that it has pushed a new data refresh for the Panda update, which originally launched in February of last year. This is the second such refresh this month. On June 12, Google tweeted that a refresh was rolling …

Matt Cutts: Google’s Updates Are Car Parts, Data Refreshes Are Gas Matt Cutts: Google’s Updates Are Car Parts, Data Refreshes Are Gas
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Google frequently updates its algorithm, and sometimes these updates have huge effects on numerous sites. Panda and Penguin are two of the most well-known these days. Google also launches regular data refreshes for these updates. While even these data refreshes …

Google Panda Update: Another Claims Recovery Google Panda Update: Another Claims Recovery
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Another webmaster claims to have recovered from the Google Panda update. Like the rumors about actual updates (or refreshes) occurring, it’s probably best to take this with a grain of salt, because there are so many factors at play, and …

Google Panda Update: Google Rolls Out Data Refresh Google Panda Update: Google Rolls Out Data Refresh
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Google just announced via Twitter that it started rolling out a Panda refresh on Friday. According to the company, less than 1% of queries are noticeably affected in the U.S. Worldwide, 1% are apparently affected. Google told us earlier this …

Google: There Hasn’t Been Another Panda Update Google: There Hasn’t Been Another Panda Update
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As reported, webmasters have been speculating that there may have been another Panda update based on some significant changes in referrals. We asked Google to confirm one way or the other. A Google spokesperson simply tells us, “There hasn’t been.” …

Google Panda Update: More Speculation From Webmasters About Another One Google Panda Update: More Speculation From Webmasters About Another One
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As usual, webmasters are speculating that there may have been a Panda update refresh. Once again, Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable is pointing to a WebmasterWorld thread where such discussion is taking place. Various people are reporting that they’re …

Google Panda Update Advice Appears In Webmaster Academy Google Panda Update Advice Appears In Webmaster Academy

As you may recall, last year, Google put out a list of 23 questions that one should consider when assessing the quality of their content. This was largely considered to be the types of things Google is considering when it …

Patent Analyst: This May Be Google’s Panda Patent Patent Analyst: This May Be Google’s Panda Patent

Google was granted a patent today for something called “Feature selection for large scale models”. It sounds pretty vague. The patent’s abstract says: Disclosed are a method and system for receiving a plurality of potential features to be added to …

Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org? Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org?
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We recently told you about WPMU.org apparently getting hit by Google’s Penguin update. The site went from 8,580 visits (pretty standard for the site, having looked through the Analytics myself) to 1,527 a week later. It’s been hovering around similar …

Google Penguin, Panda, Matt Cutts & Amit Singhal In Lego Art Form Google Penguin, Panda, Matt Cutts & Amit Singhal In Lego Art Form

Aaron Wall at SEOBook commissioned an art project, which features a number of Lego art-style pictures of various Google employees and SEO celebrities, as well as some Google update-specific pieces. We already looked at Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt (who …

You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing
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Bing’s Duane Forrester, who for all intents and purposes, is the search engine’s counterpart to Google’s Matt Cutts (they sometimes speak together at conferences), posted to the Bing Blog over the weekend, to give some advice on recovering from Google’s …

Penguin Update Will Come Back (Like Panda), According To Report Penguin Update Will Come Back (Like Panda), According To Report
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Danny Sullivan put out a new article with some fresh quotes from Matt Cutts. From this, we know that he has deemed the Penguin update a success. In terms of false positives, he says it hasn’t had the same impact …

Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles

As previously reported, Demand Media released its Q1 earnings report today, beating estimates. During the company’s last earnings call, the company indicated that eHow had not been impacted by a Google algorithm change since July. It would appear that this …

Can Machines Produce Authoritative Search Results? Can Machines Produce Authoritative Search Results?
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If the future of journalism is machine-produced content, it may face one major obstacle – search engine visibility. We’ve written about Narrative Science, a company whose business just happens to be providing such content, several times. In fact, earlier today, …

Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue

Demand Media just released its first quarter 2012 results, posting record first quarter revenue and raising 2012 guidance. For the quarter, ended March 31, total revenue was up 8% year-over-year, to $86.2 million CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, ‚ÄúDriven by continued …

Google Panda Update Strikes Again (Really. Again. As In Since Penguin Update) Google Panda Update Strikes Again (Really. Again. As In Since Penguin Update)
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Google has already launched another Panda update. By already, I mean since the Penguin update. After the Penguin update was announced, and Searchmetrics put out its lists of winners and losers, Google revealed that there had actually been a Panda …

eHow Pets YouTube Channel Launches, Continuing Demand Media’s Partnership With Google eHow Pets YouTube Channel Launches, Continuing Demand Media’s Partnership With Google
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Demand Media debuted the latest of its new eHow YouTube channels today, eHow Pets. It’s the third of the company’s new channels created as part of Google’s new YouTube original programming initiative. The others are eHow Home and Livestrong Woman. …

Google Panda Update: Tips To Stay On Its Good Side Google Panda Update: Tips To Stay On Its Good Side
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Martin Panayotov recently wrote a post for SEOmoz about how a site (MyMovingReviews.com) he works for managed to benefit from the Panda updates. It’s an interesting article because usually you see articles about people who have been hit by the …