News, features and updates related to algorithm updates

Penguin is Coming (Again)… Are Your Clients’ Websites Ready?

Link Building and Google Penguin

Talks of another Penguin Algorithm refresh has been going on since July 2015.

Two things we know about the update on the Penguin Algorithm so far. First, it is expected to happen before 2015 ends, without any definite or fixed dates of release. Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes confirmed this on a Twitter post.

@Andrew_Isidoro yes — Gary Illyes (@methode) October […]

Penguin Refresh Months Away; Google Maps Gets More Interactive

Penguin Refresh Forecast

The highly anticipated Penguin refresh that Google says will allow the algorithm to run in real time is still months away, according to Gary Iles of the Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Team.

Reports of a Panda data refresh first became known early in June. Webmasters that have been hit by the latest update of the algorithm […]

Google and Bing to Start Indexing Apps; Matt Cutts Extends Leave

Google And Bing To Start Indexing Apps

Both Google and Bing announced separate versions of a feature that will allow users to utilize app information for a more convenient experience. The Google version can be found on the new Google Search Console – formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools–that helps users discover how searchers discover content through Android apps.
The Google features require […]

Google Rebrands GWT, Confirms ‘Phantom Update, and Other News

GWT Rebranding, Phantom Update and Other News

Introducing Google Search Console
Say goodbye to the Google Webmaster Tools.

In a bid to reach out to more users interested in the various aspects of search marketing, Google announced the renaming of Webmaster Tools to Google Search Console.

For almost 10 years, the traditional idea of the “webmaster” reflected only to some users, Google Search Console product […]

Bing Releasing its Own Algorithm

Bing's Own Algorithm

Following the massive SEO event that was Mobilegeddon, Bing published details about its own mobile friendly algorithm.

The Microsoft-powered search engine is following most of the same beats as its mobile algorithm predecessor with some subtle differences in both its release and criteria. Google opened the floodgates with its announcement of the April 21 deadline, and […]

Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update: Who Won? Who Lost? Official Blog

In every Google algorithm update, there will always be winners and losers, and when it comes to the latest mobile-friendly-update, there’s no shortage of both.

While it’s only been less than a month since the update rolled out, there are already clear winners and losers emerging, based from data collected by Searchmetrics.
The enterprise SEO software company […]

Ranking After Penguin 3.0, Early Results & Trends Official Blog

*** Read what’s new on the Penguin Algorithm as of 11/26/2015 here.

Over the weekend, Penguin 3.0 rolled out, confirmed according to numerous industry leading publications, and we are seeing proof of this from our rank tracking data collected over the past week. Since we manage tens of thousands of keywords across thousands of domains, we can see almost any […]

Google Quietly Updates Keyword Stuffing Guideline After Latest Penguin 3

*** Read what’s new on the Penguin Algorithm as of 11/26/2015 here.

Welcome to the “SEO chasing Google” algorithm game. After 4 algorithm updates in less than 2 weeks, the incumbent, Google, has left the SEO industry puzzled. In contrast to the first few panda/penguin updates where Google provided detailed information for each change, these new updates […]