Wednesday, August 29, 2012

8/29/2012 11:11:00 AM

Webmasters Suspect A Crucial Google Algorithm Update Just Occurred

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I am watching few crucial sign of a Google update in the WebmasterWorld forums. There is a big increase in SEOs and webmasters uttering about varying in the search positions for their keywords.
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Few are mentioning vast drops in referrers and rankings from Google, while others are saying they saw a 20% increase in traffic from Google as of yesterday. .
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The first original post on this came in about 24 hours ago from a webmaster who said: .
“20% google traffic improvement as of yesterday… Only about 500% left to go to get back to normal… But like the direction!”
 “I noticed a massive drop in long tail yesterday. Our site only went live in June, and there have been no indications of Panda/Penguin.”
Small drop today for keywords with 'firm' in the combination.
Vast drop (a lot going outside the top 100) for keywords with 'firms' in the combination.

 We just had a Panda update so I incertitude it is Panda related. I know we are waiting on a Penguin update. But this can be an update to Penguin, Panda or another algorithm. It can be manual penalties, it can be a bug, and it can be aught. .
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