As Martin Mißfeldt reports (link to German report), almost all domains that he is responsible for have seen their traffic and turnover hit by the update. These are mostly health websites dealing with niche topics like blutwert.net (blood counts), brillen-sehhilfen.de (glasses) and erythrozyten.net (red blood cells). These domains all saw their traffic fall by around two thirds compared with before the update, and they all experienced similar losses in turnover. Mißfeldt’s theory is that his domains could – from Google’s point of view – have lost some of their expert status as a result of the update. … [Read more...] about Google Update 2019: Winners and Losers of the March 2019 Core Update
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53% of mobile users leave a page that takes longer than 3 seconds to load. The average load time for a website on a mobile device is 15 seconds. That’s 7 seconds faster than in 2017. 70% of websites take more than 5 seconds to display all visual content above the fold. 53% of mobile URLs are larger than 2 MB. Most mobile pages are loaded over 3G or 4G connections. Searchmetrics Analysis I: How fast do pages load? Given the increasing importance of mobile load times, Searchmetrics decided to gather data on the current state of page speed and the prevalence of AMP in the Google search results. Within the analysis, we measured overall benchmark rates and industry-specific values. The study is available to download as a free whitepaper: … [Read more...] about Google Update: Speed as a Ranking Factor
The forums have people saying a few things, but mostly about their rankings jumping all over the place. Some reference a Yoast plugin bug causing issues, but this is likely unrelated to any of that. Others just say Google did some sort of algorithm update. Here is some of the chatter: … [Read more...] about Is Another Google Update Happening In May?
I guess Google is sick of me asking them about their search algorithm updates because they posted a long Twitter rant/stream on how they communicate updates. Danny Sullivan on the @searchliaison account posted when and why they communicate about updates, how many updates they do, what it means to you and what you can or cannot do about them. … [Read more...] about Google Updates Us On Search Updates Communication
If you have lost visibility, don’t panic. The worst thing you can do after an update is start changing everything. Wait a month or two; the state of the SERPs is in flux right now, and it takes a bit to even out. Just keep serving up great content. You can always depend on good content to help keep your site from plummeting too far down in rank. … [Read more...] about What Does the Latest Google Update Mean for You?