Penguin

The Penguin Update is 'Primarily' About Links – Matt Cutts!

Aug 21, 2012 | 1,332 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has responded on Twitter confirming what is believed about the purpose of the Penguin update – work against unnatural links. Matt said, "Links are a Primary Area to Monitor" on Twitter and this has substantiated the SEOs belief that the Penguin is a link based algorithm.

Matt Twitter 1 The Penguin Update is Primarily About Links   Matt Cutts!

Google Advices to Be Ready for Penguin Jolta & Softer Monthly Panda Refreshes!

Aug 17, 2012 | 1,772 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The head of Google’s anti-spam team- Matt Cutts has revealed the company’s plans to continue testing the Penguin update and giving out ‘jolts’ in the next few months. Speaking at the SES San Francisco, Matt also said that the Panda algorithm will also be at play every month but on a much muted and minor level.

The Penguin can Still Whack Hard

Penguin 1.1 is now Official!

May 28, 2012 | 1,980 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Penguin 2 Penguin 1.1 is now Official!

After much speculation Google Penguin 1.1 is officially live. When the whole world predicted about it, Matt Cutts’ tweet confirmed Penguin 1.1 going live.

He tweeted: Minor weather report: We pushed 1st Penguin algo data refresh an hour ago. Affects <0.1% of English searches. Context: http://goo.gl/4f7Pq

Shifting SERPs – ‘It’s not a Penguin Update’ Says Google!

May 15, 2012 | 1,634 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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With the SEOs struggling to sit up after the Penguin Update smack, there has been additional anxiety created by the rapid shifts in the SERPs noted in the past 24 hours. Webmasters have shared this on forums that Google search results are showing a lot of movement. The word spread that it was a Penguin 1.1 being rolled out by Google, but the search engine has denied this.

Post Google Penguin Link Building Tips!

May 7, 2012 | 2,723 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The World Wide Web is buzzing with ideas and advice to rise back again after being pecked by the Penguin. Webmasters are contemplating on ways to beat the Penguin and we have been discussing for ways of Penguin recovery too.

Penguin Update – SEOs & Webmaster Trying to Dig their Way Out!

May 3, 2012 | 2,330 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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It was a dark day for search professionals when Google rolled out the Penguin Update on April 24th. SEOs are working nonstop to gather the reasons their sites have lost their rankings and what can they do to recover. Google said that the update was against webspam; and the sites with ‘unnatural’ links and had been over optimized were hit.  We have been sifting through the internet looking for ways of Penguin recovery and have brought before you what we think can help you in getting back on your feet after the Penguin’s peck.

The Google Penguin Update – Link Issues and Recovery Tips!

Apr 30, 2012 | 3,942 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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On April 24th, Google rolled out the Penguin Update and the webmasters affected have been sleeplessly trying to understand what is wrong with their site and how can they recover from it. The Penguin is targeted against ‘over-optimization’ of pages, against webspam. While we did give out some useful tips for Penguin recovery, but the solution of the problem lies in its cause: Why were you hit by the Penguin.

Google Penguin Update – The Top Losers!

Apr 30, 2012 | 3,589 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Searchmetrics has updated their list of top losers from the Google Penguin update that happened last week. Here is the list of those hardest hit, and are working on ways to recover from the Penguin update.

Losers Penguin Google Penguin Update   The Top Losers!

Searchmetrics had earlier released a list of winners and losers of the Penguin update (then called the webspam update), but it was deemed inaccurate by Google’s Matt Cutts. He said that the ranking fluctuations were due to a Panda 3.5 rolled out on April 19th.

Google Penguin Update – Recovery Tips

Apr 27, 2012 | 17,957 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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On April 24th, Google rolled out its new Penguin Update targeted at webspam. This algorithm update has been designed to tweak out the spammy pages (where there was keyword stuffing, unnatural linking or cloaking in clear violation of Google’s quality guidelines). The update has been fully rolled across all data centers and it can be safely said that the Penguin is fully live. Google’s Matt Cutts even Tweeted a picture about the two “stuffed workers” fighting poor quality sites in search results- the Panda and the Penguin.

Smacked by the Penguin But Not Guilty of Webspam? Then Fill This Form by Google!

Apr 27, 2012 | 1,959 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google launched the Penguin Update targeting webspam earlier this week. If your site got hit, but you think your site is scores away from webspam, then you can file an appeal with a new feedback form, that has been provided by Google.

For those innocent of webspam