June 14th, or around that date, there may have been a small algorithm update in Google that webmasters somewhat took notice of. Yes, Google is always updating, they do a MILLION updates every second, but again, we track the ones that webmasters take notice of and that impact webmasters and their businesses.
This June 14th update was small, relative to most of the updates we cover. The black hat forums are pretty quiet and WebmasterWorld only has a little bit of chatter around that update. Here are some quotes around the update around June 14 – June 15th:
Is there any google update right now? i see our website jumping like kangaroo; no conversions since Tuesday; all totally dead again
I saw huge changes yesterday in the SERPs I monitor. I big brand that was nowhere to be seen on many local searches is now #1 to #3.
Mozcast has reported a value above 100 for a full 30 consecutive days. And this is the first month this year where I haven’t seen a change in traffic from Google.
Well, Mozcast is just all over the place for the past month or so, they may need to recalibrate. Here is their chart:
SEMrush’s tool picked up the most signals:
Here are some other tools that show activity around that date including RankRanger and SERP Metrics:
The other tools are pretty stable.
So was there an update on June 14th? Probably but I would not classify it as a big update that most of you would notice.
Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.