Back in July of this year we reported that a Google has misclassified some of the internet’s web sites as parked domains. This caused some honest good quality sites to suffer in the Google search results.Google confirmed the bug back in July but it took… Read More »Took Google 5 Months To Fix A Ranking Bug
Some of the more focused and obsessive SEO/Webmaster forums are taking notice of Google’s search results shifting around a bit too much. Some are saying that over the past couple days, the Google results for some of their web sites have dropped, popped back up… Read More »Google Search Testing Updated Search Quality Algorithms?
In our monthly tradition, we are reporting on the March 2009 Google Search changes as seen via the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread. You can see the February report that we posted last month to catch up. This month, one member feels Google is now weighing heavier… Read More »Google Search March 2009 Webmaster Report Update
I know we just reported yesterday about a potential Google update on December 10th but now I am seeing some early chatter, supported by some of the automated rank checking tools, that there is an update going on at Google as of this morning. I… Read More »Potential Google Search Update On December 16th
The huge WebmasterWorld thread devoted to tracking Google changes over the course of March 2008 has sprung some late March legs. Reseller, well known at WebmasterWorld for tracking the slightest changes at Google, posted two data centers that are very different. The two data centers… Read More »Google Search Index March ’08 Update Underway?
An updated WebmasterWorld thread has new reports of changes at Google.co.uk and Google.com.au. Senior member internetheaven, who keeps an eye on the Google UK results said:Google.co.uk is all over the place. The results for one of the more competitive terms here in the UK (and… Read More »Google International Results Excessively ‘Yo-Yoing’?
This week we reported that Google’s Penguin algorithm doesn’t use machine learning. This was based on what Gary Illyes told us on Twitter. But then someone asked John Mueller of Google answered the question differently.Here is Gary’s tweet: Here is John’s tweet: So based on… Read More »Google’s Use Of Machine Learning In Ranking & Spam Algorithms Is Complicated
Yesterday I reported about the early chatter and reports of a Google algorithm update brewing. Well it seems to be the real thing based on the feedback I’ve received over the past 24 hours or so. Of course, Google’s John Mueller gave the blanket Google… Read More »June 25th Google Search Algorithm Update Legit
Matt Cutts posted 6 minutes after the new day today (which was 3:06am my time), Jagger winding down;Q: Is the update winding down? A: It’s starting to. Recall that all of Jagger1/2/3 are separate changes. Jagger1 and 2 are done, and you can see what… Read More »Confirmation that Jagger is Done to Almost Done
There is some chatter starting around Friday, June 8th, in the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread about a possible Google algorithm update or shift starting Thursday night into Friday and throughout the weekend. The chatter is not as high as a normal Google algorithm update, so either… Read More »A Google Algorithm Update On Friday, June 8th?