This is perhaps the most crucial change with the greatest prospect for impact. As some may already know, hidden content, for example in tabs, will now be treated the same as visible content, meaning its full weight will be considered and can contribute to rankings. The savvy amongst us will realise the opportunity presented to us here, especially via use of filters and expanded content. These will be hugely beneficial through decluttering pages, increasing ease of navigation and utilising this new consideration. Taking advantage of this new aspect and making improvements accordingly can have major benefits for site rankings and consequently increase gains for companies and brands. … [Read more...] about Google algorithm update: Mobile-first indexing
Google algorithm update
It seems that Google is constantly making changes to their algorithm. Whether it is a little change that only a few sites get affected by or one large update that hits us all – it can happen when we least expect it. When I notice a consistent drop in rankings and impressions for multiple clients, that’s when I think Google possibly had an algorithm change. Reading SEO blogs are a good way to keep track of recent updates such as Search Engine Journal. There are also many tools that you can use to track Algorithm updates such as MozCast or Panguin Tool that are pretty good at monitoring changes. However, the best thing to do when you think your site has been hit by an algorithm update is to stay calm and don’t start making changes without doing research. Google continuously updates its algorithm, so one day you could be affected and then it could be back to normal next week. Abbey Hadar Twitter Ugh…algo updates. These days it’s such a crapshoot of trying … [Read more...] about How we Stay Up-To-Date on Google Algorithm Updates
The issue is, I am NOT seeing massive numbers of webmaster or SEOs complaining in either the white hat or black hat forums. Normally when all these tools light up like this, well not always but normally, you'd see webmasters also complaining about their rankings declining with some also happy that their rankings increased. I am not seeing these complaints in significant levels, so I am scratching my head. … [Read more...] about Was There A Google Algorithm Update Starting On Wednesday?
Seeing big rank and traffic surges across my network last 2 days. Something deffo happening here.ive seen huge ranking increases for content heavy pages (high quality content)There is definitely some shift going on, I monitor 100s of sites across the board, 2 sites that lost ranking the last updates recovered slightly better than before..As the threads go on, more and more are saying they have seen some significant changes. The update seemed to have lasted about two days, both on Monday and Tuesday but it is unclear if it was a rollback of Fred or something new or multiple things. I'll keep an eye on it and keep you posted if I see anything specific. … [Read more...] about Was There A Google Algorithm Update On April 17th & 18th?
Did anyone notice a big traffic drop yesterday? Smells like another major update.... yup, traffic is down for Friday and SaturdayYes, dropped on Fridayin the last week I recovered the lost visitors in December 2017, before I was -50% Here are screen shots from the tracking tools: … [Read more...] about A Google Algorithm Update On Friday, June 8th?