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Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update
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First, before you start your campaign for Penguin recovery, you should probably determine whether you were actually hit by the Penguin update, or by the Panda update (or even some other Google algorithm change). Shortly after the Penguin update rolled …

Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter? Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter?
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It’s been a crazy week in search. While not entirely unexpected, Google launched its new Webspam update (which should still be in the process of rolling out, as Google said it would take a few days). This update, according to …

Google Webspam Algorithm Update Draws Mixed Reviews From Users Google Webspam Algorithm Update Draws Mixed Reviews From Users
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Google’s Matt Cutts has been talking about leveling the playing field for sites that don’t participate in “over-optimization”. Last month at SXSW, Cutts made something of a pre-announcement about such changes, and it looks like a major part of these …

Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Hit Last Week Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Hit Last Week
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On the 17th, we wrote about some webmasters who were suspecting a major update from Google. Google’s Matt Cutts has now come out and said that there was a Panda refresh around the 19th. They just didn’t say anything about …

DaniWeb Hit By Google Again, Following Multiple Panda Recoveries DaniWeb Hit By Google Again, Following Multiple Panda Recoveries
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IT discussion community site DaniWeb has had a rather hectic year or so. Hit by Google’s Panda update last year, the site has seen a series of ups and downs – hard hits from Google’s algorithm and tremendous recoveries. The …

Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic
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While unconfirmed, it is possible that Google rolled out a semi-major update over the past weekend, as Webmasters have taken to the forums to complain about loss in traffic. Barry Schwartz points to one WebmasterWorld thread in particular, in which …

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, …

eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path

Demand Media has launched a new eHow Tech channel for tips and advice for consumers from “experts” on technology topics. The company refers to it as a “Tech 101″ destination, where consumers can get info for “troubleshooting most tech conundrums.” …

Google Panda Update Gets Another Refresh, Affecting 1.6% Of Queries Google Panda Update Gets Another Refresh, Affecting 1.6% Of Queries
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Google has pushed out another Panda Update. The company tweeted about it as the weekend got underway, saying that about 1.6% of queries are “noticeably affected”. @googleA GooglerPanda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Background on …

Google Panda Update Not Happening Google Panda Update Not Happening

Every time Google makes some change to its algorithm that webmasters notice, lots of people jump to conclusions that it’s another Panda update. This is simply not the case. In fact, it’s usually not the case. Barry Schwartz at Search …

Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up Google’s Main Panda Help Thread Gets Split Up
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For over a year, people who think that their site has been unjustly affected by Google’s Panda algorithm update had a centralized place to voice their problems – and with any luck they could receive guidance from other webmasters or …

Google Algorithm Updates Announced: Panda Gets More Sensitive Google Algorithm Updates Announced: Panda Gets More Sensitive
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I wasn’t expecting this to come until early March, since the month isn’t even over yet, but Google has gone ahead and released its monthly list of updates: 40 changes for February. While we’ll take a deeper look into the …

Are Google’s Results Better After A Year Of Panda Updates? Are Google’s Results Better After A Year Of Panda Updates?
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It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since Google first launched the Panda update. OK, who am I kidding? It feels like an eternity ago. But it’s been a year. How much work have you done on …

Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July
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I think it’s safe to say that Demand Media has survived the Panda update. The company put out its Q4/full-year 2011 earnings report today, including a 5% quarterly increase in revenue for its content/media business and a 15% year-over-year increase. …

Demand Media Earnings: Content/Media Revenue Up 15% YoY Demand Media Earnings: Content/Media Revenue Up 15% YoY

Demand Media just released its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 financial results, beating analysts’ expectations, but posting a net loss for the year. The loss includes $5.9 million of “accelerated non-cash amortization expense associated with content intangible assets removed from …

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 …

Google Panda Update In “Plain English” [Infographic] Google Panda Update In “Plain English” [Infographic]
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There’s been a lot more going on with Google’s algorithm since the Panda update, but Panda continues on, keeping webmasters on their toes. SingleGrain has attempted to simplify what you need to know about Panda in a new infographic:

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 …

2011: Year Of The (Google) Panda 2011: Year Of The (Google) Panda
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Perhaps the biggest story line in Internet search this year has been the ongoing saga of the Google Panda Update. Let’s recap, and look ahead to next year. Has Panda been the most significant thing to happen in search this …

Panda Bread: The Ultimate Treat For The Panda Enthusiast Panda Bread: The Ultimate Treat For The Panda Enthusiast

In light of the recent announcement that there will be no more Panda updates for the rest of 2011 (I know, a two week break!), where is the panda enthusiast going to get their panda fix? Well here’s one idea: …

Google: No More Panda Updates This Year Google: No More Panda Updates This Year
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Google formally announced via Twitter that there will be no more Panda updates for the remainder of the year. Granted, there’s not that much left of the year. This might have been nice to know a little bit earlier, but …