Monica Piccininno Director of Operations

Google’s August update

Google's August 1 update, which some are calling the, "Medic update" has been rolled out. As said in Search Engine Land, "I collected over 300 domains from SEOs who said they were impacted and ran the results after manually categorizing all of them. I updated the results before publishing this story, and of the 325 submissions, almost half of them were in the medical and health space. As always, Google recommends making sure the content on your site is high quality and the website itself functions well for visitors. Have you seen any changes since the beginning of August in your site's performance?

Google’s Aug. 1 core algorithm update: Who did it impact, and how much?

The Google search algorithm from August 1 is now fully rolled out, and here is what we know about the update, who we think was impacted and some of the analysis of what, if any, actions you may want to consider taking if you were negatively impacted.

In summary, Google is calling this a broad, gl

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If you work in SEO, staying on top of Google's algorithm changes is absolutely vital! Here are some recent - and not recent changes you should be aware of. 

Google's Penguin update made a splash in 2012 because it added to the importance - and quality - of backlinks!

The Pigeon update was all about local searches, helping those with physical locations that are trying to reach local customers. 

Also, "Google Fred update was launched in March 2017. Its main aim was to lower the ranking of websites or web pages that content-wise added no value to users but were completely focused on aggressive monetization through advertisements." 

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11 Important Google Algorithm Updates Every SEO Professional Should Know

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Google looked for web pages in its database that contained the exact keyword that the user queried and returned links of such websites on SERPs.In the next chapter, you will learn how the Google search engine considers a particular website [...]
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Monica PiccininnoDirector of Operations

When will the Google algorithm changes happen? Honestly, we don't know. John Mueller from Google tweeted that there isn't necessarily a timeline. He also said, "In general, these are not penalties, so instead of just waiting, I'd recommend getting objective input from peers early on, eg by posting in a forum." We will keep you updated if we get any new information about changes happening or a more definitive timeline!

Google Says There Is No Time Frame For Algorithmic Changes To Take Effect

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Google's John Mueller said on Twitter yesterday "There is no fixed timeframe for algorithmic changes to take effect, past the need to recrawl & reprocess pages from the site.""This is similar advice John has given numerous times but hey - [...]
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Ryan HenryPresident & Founder

Interesting discussion on Search Engine Roundtable regarding a possible Google algorithm update this month. SEO tools are reporting both fluctuation in the 'SERP's weather' and that rankings have returned to their previous positions before the last update. We at Cureight have not seen any decline or dramatic increase in our clients traffic or positions to date. Have you experienced any traffic gains or losses over the past few days? Let us know.

Mid-November Google Search Algorithm Update Reversal Or Tweaks

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The Black Hat World thread has the most chatter of the recent tweaks with the mid-November update.My main page disappeared and some random page which I deleted 10 days ago is ranking for my main money keyword.The WebmasterWorld forums is [...]
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