26 July 2012

Google Panda Alert: Data Refresh Starts Last Night

Google Panda 3.9

Yesterday night, at 7pm EDT, Google released news about Google Panda algorithm update.

If you had heard some rumors of a Panda refresh several weeks ago but Google said there was no such update. Verity is seeing at the forums, even as of yesterday morning, there are very few complaints scorn what I would generally see during a Panda refresh.

This time, Google said this Panda update impacted about 1% of the search outcomes, which is really reasonably important. Not as important as 11.8% when Google first launched Panda in February 2011 or as significant as Google introduction Panda in Korea and Japan with 5% but still, for a refresh, it looks significant.

Google Panda Rolling Out

Google Panda For Japanese and Korean

So this amaze me that I don’t see more complaints in the forums.

One last concern for me is that we have finished number series. 3.9 And now what? :)

What counts as a high-quality site?
  1. Would you rely the information showed in this article?
  2. Is this article written by an expert or enthusiast who knows the subject well, or is it more shallow in nature?
  3. Does the site have duplicate, overlapping, or redundant articles on the same or similar topics with somewhat different keyword variations?
  4. Would you be comfortable giving your credit card information to this site?
  5. Does this article have spelling, stylistic, or factual errors?
  6. Are the topics driven by genuine interests of readers of the site, or does the site generate content by attempting to guess what might rank well in search engines?
  7. Does the article provide original content or information, original reporting, original research, or original analysis?
  8. Does the page provide substantial value when compared to other pages in search results?
  9. How much quality control is done on content?
  10. Does the article describe both sides of a story?
  11. Is the site a recognized authority on its topic?
  12. Is the content mass-produced by or outsourced to a large number of creators, or spread across a large network of sites, so that individual pages or sites don’t get as much attention or care?
  13. Was the article edited well, or does it appear sloppy or hastily produced?
  14. For a health related query, would you trust information from this site?
  15. Would you recognize this site as an authoritative source when mentioned by name?
  16. Does this article provide a complete or comprehensive description of the topic?
  17. Does this article contain insightful analysis or interesting information that is beyond obvious?
  18. Is this the sort of page you’d want to bookmark, share with a friend, or recommend?
  19. Does this article have an excessive amount of ads that distract from or interfere with the main content?
  20. Would you expect to see this article in a printed magazine, encyclopedia or book?
  21. Are the articles short, unsubstantial, or otherwise lacking in helpful specifics?
  22. Are the pages produced with great care and attention to detail vs. less attention to detail?
  23. Would users complain when they see pages from this site?

Google Panda History

Here are the past Google Panda updates: Panda 3.9 on July 24th

  1. Panda 3.8 on June 25th
  2. Panda 3.7 on June 9th
  3. Panda 3.6 on April 27th
  4. Panda 3.5 on April 19th
  5. Panda 3.4 on March 23rd
  6. Panda 3.3 on about February 26th
  7. Panda 3.2 on about January 15th
  8. Panda 3.1 on November 18th
  9. Panda 2.5.3 on October 19/20th
  10. Panda 2.5.2 on October 13th
  11. Panda 2.5.1 on October 9th
  12. Panda 2.5 on September 28th
  13. Panda 2.4 in August
  14. Panda 2.3 on around July 22nd.
  15. Panda 2.2 on June 18th or so.
  16. Panda 2.1 on May 9th or so.
  17. Panda 2.0 on April 11th or so.
  18. Panda 1.0 on February 24th