Whenever the automated tracking "SEO Weather" tools go off, I get tons of people telling me there was an update. They tell me this not based on them noticing any ranking changes, traffic changes or changes to the search results but based on the tools going off. … [Read more...] about Are The SEO Weather Tools Off Again On Algorithmic Changes?
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Everyone is excited and talking about the upcoming mobile-friendly Google algorithm coming on April 21st. With that everyone is asking how much of the search results in the mobile space will be impacted by this algorithm, we know it will be more than Panda but how much more? … [Read more...] about Moz & SearchMetrics Search Tracking Tools Prepare For Mobile Algorithm
And you might notice this when you see discussions around that online. You'll see, oh, this weather report tool says it's hot SEO weather, things are changing, but you don't really notice a difference on your site, or when you use Google. And sometimes that just means that some things have changed, but they're not necessarily the ones that are affecting your website. … [Read more...] about Google: Weather Tracking Tools Are Not Statistically Relevant
We are always on top of fluctuations, checking hourly and so it's highly unlikely that we would miss something. We see and log many structure changes and we can see that they have changed the semantic representation of html elements from the use of LI to DIV tags. We believe that the Core update covered more ‘real-time’ updates such as website changes of content and meta tags, we saw many cases that rankings were impacted within 24 hours. This is a shift for the more semantic presentation of the many search components they have released during the past year to enhance user experience (e.g., the variety of answer boxes, related questions,etc.).Algoroo also responded saying: … [Read more...] about Google: Some Of Those SEO Weather Tools Pick Up Wrong Signals
Do I think Google is intentionally messing with these tracking tools to drive them off course and mess with us, the SEO community? Absolutely not. I think they are too busy to do that and they honestly do not care what these tools are saying. I doubt they care what we are saying at all when it comes to these algorithm update theories. While I think the discussion and reporting on it is useful and important, some Googlers do not. But would they go above and beyond to mess with these tools just to prove a point? I doubt that. … [Read more...] about Google: Maybe We’re Messing With The Algorithm Tracking Tools