April 18, 2019

The MayDay Algorithm Update

The MayDay Algorithm Update We know that Google’s algorithm is constantly changing. Some changes are minor and may even go unnoticed by many website operators. A Look Back at MayDay Other Google algorithm updates have been more significant. The “MayDay” update of 2010 being one of them. Between the end of April and beginning of […]
April 18, 2019

The Big Daddy Algorithm Update

The Big Daddy Algorithm Update If you practice SEO in your business, you know that Google algorithm updates are just fact of life. An algorithm update can cause serious damage to your website’s rank in search results. What’s worse, Google doesn’t always announce or even confirm the rollout of these updates. Frustrating, right? Over the […]
April 18, 2019

The Negative Reviews Algorithm Update

The Negative Reviews Algorithm Update As a business owner, you know how powerful online reviews can be. They have the power to drive customers to (or away from!) your business. Today, there are countless review sites like Yelp and Angie’s List. With a few clicks, consumers can go online and share their experiences with a […]
April 17, 2019

The Real-Time Algorithm Update

The Real-Time Algorithm Update Google is always looking for new ways to improve the way we search for information online. The constant change in their algorithm updates can be frustrating for marketers. However, in the end, these updates help to create a better customer experience which is good for everyone. Over the years, Google has […]
April 17, 2019

The Mobile-First Algorithm Update

What Is the Mobile First Algorithm Update? Officially rolled out on March 26, 2018, the mobile-first algorithm update reflects Google’s decision to crawl a mobile version of a web page for the purpose of indexing it before it crawls the desktop version—thus, the name “mobile-first.” A Year and a Half in the Making Google updates its […]
April 14, 2019

The Florida Algorithm Update

The Florida Algorithm Update If you’re a website owner you probably have a love/hate relationship with Google algorithm updates. On one hand, you put a lot of work into creating great content for your audience. When that content starts earning you more and more traffic, you naturally want to celebrate. Sadly, those celebrated traffic spikes […]
April 14, 2019

The Snippet Length Drop Algorithm Update

The Snippet Length Update The Snippet Length Algorithm Update was implemented on May 15, 2018. In this update, Google cut the snippet as it appears in search results by almost half. What does this change mean exactly, and what are its implications for webmasters? Let’s dig in to this particular Google algorithm update. What Is […]
April 11, 2019

The XML Sitemaps Algorithm Update

The XML Sitemaps Algorithm Update Google’s XML Sitemap Update came at a time when the internet was experiencing major growth in several different areas: Blogging: Blogging was just starting to take off. It seems like everyone has a blog today, but back then blogging was still a relatively new idea. People who “blogged” prior to […]
April 10, 2019
The Mobile Speed Algorithm Update

The Mobile Speed Algorithm Update

Google’s Speed Update: Welcome to Mobile Mayhem The Mobile Speed Algorithm Update implemented in July 2018 has been dubbed “the speed update” because it punishes websites whose mobile versions load slowly. We’ve known for a while that Google likes speed, but prior to the update, the search engine only rated sites based on their desktop […]