Tag Archives: Algorithm Updates

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What were Google’s biggest search algorithm updates of 2016?

Yes, we’re well into 2017 now and Google has already rolled out a significant algorithm update this year. But of course every SEO worth her salt knows that last year’s algo updates are significant indicators of the changes to come – search engines are known for making slow and incremental adjustments to their filters.

So while we’re still piecing together lessons from wins and losses in organic search last year, here’s a visual and entertaining summary of Google’s moves in 2016 that might well help us in predicting where SEO will take us in 2017.

Google’s Biggest Search Algorithm Updates Of 2016 – a visual representation by E2M

 

 

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Forecasting for the Future: How to Track Google Algorithm Updates by @ADiSilvestro

The important thing to remember is while staying on top of algorithm updates is important, there are always other best practices to consider alongside these new algorithm updates.

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77% Of Webmasters Want Google To Confirm More Algorithm Updates

The majority of SEOs and webmasters want Google to confirm more algorithmic updates. At least those are the results from my skewed polls I run here.

I asked back about a month ago, if Google should confirm more of those unconfirmed updates…

Poll: Should Google Comment About More Google Algorithm Updates & Changes?

As you all know, we’ve been busy covering many of the Google ranking shifts over the past few weeks – all of which have gone unconfirmed…

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Web & Local Algorithm Updates, Real Time Index & AdWords Changes

This week in search got off to a slow start but ended with a bang. We are seeing early signs of a Google core search update. Also, it seems like the core local results were updated yesterday as well…

Google: Crawl Spikes Not A Sign Of An Upcoming Algorithm Updates But…

In February we reported that Google said it is a myth to believe that crawl rate spikes are early signs of an upcoming algorithm update. Gary Illyes from Google told us it was a myth…

Google: Crawl Spikes Not A Sign Of An Upcoming Algorithm Updates But…

In February we reported that Google said it is a myth to believe that crawl rate spikes are early signs of an upcoming algorithm update. Gary Illyes from Google told us it was a myth…

Google: Most Algorithm Updates Go Unnoticed

Gary Illyes from Google said on Twitter that most algorithm updates done by Google go “unnoticed.”

I am not sure I agree, with that…

Google: Crawl Rate Increases Are Not Related To Algorithm Updates

Often I’ll see webmasters and SEOs say that they see a huge spike in GoogleBot crawl activity on their web sites and thus, they are expecting to see an update in the upcoming days…

Google: Why It Is So Hard To Confirm All Algorithm Updates

A couple hours ago, Google’s Andrey Lipattsev a Search Quality Senior Strategist participated in a Q&A with Bill Slawski, Ammon Johns…