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  1. More Panda 4.0 Findings: Syndication, User Engagement, Indexation & Keyword Hoarding

    So, it looks like Google began pre-rolling Panda out a few days prior to the announcement (which I have seen in the past with major algorithm updates). Maybe it was Google tweaking the algorithm based on initial findings and then re-rolling it out.

  2. 5 Googley SEO Terms – Do They Mean What You Think They Mean?

    Though they feel like penalties and are often referred to as such, Penguin and Panda are algorithm changes and the damage done to a site by these updates is sometimes referred to as an "algorithm shift," not a penalty.

  3. Search Engine Optimization Companies: Break Google's Rules to Get Top Rankings?

    We (the "good guy" SEO companies) keep saying that you "can't do this" (and we have seen penalties and know this to be true), but when the common person is searching for "search engine optimization companies", you would think that after all of...

  4. What is SEM? Depends on Who You Ask

    In the wake of Google algorithm updates, Penguin, Panda and Hummingbird, many have shifted from offering SEO services to focus on paid search via search engine marketing services. In the early 2000s, search engine marketing (SEM) was originally...

  5. Link Building With a Healthy Dose of Marketing: 8 Ways to Solve Problems for Free

    No one knows Google's search algorithm for sure, except for a privileged few at Google Headquarters. While it was great that Moz offered such a tool, many complained about the monthly updates to the index, the limited amount of domains indexed, and...

  6. Facebook News Feed Algorithm Change Reduces Visibility of Page Updates

    Facebook has announced some changes to how people see updates from individuals and pages in the news feed. They discovered that when Facebook users saw more text only updates from friends in their feed, it made them more likely to share their own...