Ranking in Google Now That Panda Has Gone Global

Since Google launched the controversial Panda update in February, anxious webmasters and publishers have been waiting for the day when it would go from just a U.S. change to a global change. That day came this week, as Google announced…

Google Panda Update – Made for Big Brands?

iCrossing does online marketing for numerous big brands, and says it has noticed some trends in which some of these brands have either risen in rankings or remained flat since the Google’s Panda Update, for keywords where other sites dropped…

Google Does Guest Post for Panda Victim HubPages

HubPages was one of the big Panda victims from based on the often-cited Sistrix report. The company never denied this. “We are confident that over time the proven quality of our writers’ content will be attractive to users,” HubPages CEO…

Examiner’s Approach to Content Quality Post Panda Update

Google’s recent Panda update has forced sites all over the web to step up and re-evaluate their content, and the policies by which their contributors must abide in order to keep said content looked upon in a positive light by…

MerchantCircle Goes From Panda Victim to Blekko Curator

Interesting news from Blekko today. The alternative search engine, focused on weeding out spam from search, has partnered with one of the top sites impacted by Google’s Panda update – MerchantCircle. MerchantCircle is a small business community site with 1.6…

EzineArticles Tells Authors How to Get Accepted Post Panda

If you’ve been keeping up with the fallout from Google’s Panda algorithm update, you’ll know that EzineArticles has been reported to have been one of the hardest hit sites. Last week, CEO Christohper Knight gave an update about the site’s…

Search Quality Should Trend Upward With Expert Content

We talk about search quality a lot these days, particularly since the rise of content farms, and Google’s efforts to improve in light of them. While the quality of a search result isn’t always life or death, results for certain…

Google Search Quality To Get New Addition

Google is looking to boost search quality in a variety of ways – through algorithm updates like Panda, through giving users the ability to block domains, and by unleashing the +1 button, to name a few. Another thing that might…

Google Panda Update: Lack of Consistency on Quality?

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…

Foner Books – Another Victim of the Google Update

We’re hearing a lot of interesting stories regarding the fallout of Google’s recent search algorithm update, which was aimed at reducing the rankings of lower quality content. We noticed Morris Rosenthal,owner of Foner Books had some grievances, expressed on his blog. We reached out to hear more of his story, and he was happy to share quite a bit.