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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, “Driven 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 …

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 …