Google has updated how search results for recent news are displayed for users searching news items on desktop.
In June and July 2021, Google rolled out a two-part core update. Google rolls out algorithm updates every day to improve the way their search engine works. Read more
There is currently a lot of talk in the SEO community of a June 2020 Google Update rolling out. Although this has yet to be confirmed by Google – who have been getting much better at confirming these things these days. Read more
Smack bang in the middle of the Coronavirus Crisis, just when we thought the world couldn’t get much more bananas, something big happened at Google. The second Core Update of 2020 rolls out at the start of May and now we’re just over a month from that happening it’s time to have a little look at what we know about the update and what we’re going to do about it. Read more
Google has announced they are rolling out a core update to their ranking factors, which will see many SERPs changing in the next day or so. Read more
Google has announced that their introduction of the SameSite cookie labelling will be rolled back due to the Coronavirus lockdown. They went on to say that all users of Chrome 80 will have SameSite turned off for the time being. Read more
The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed a change to how Google displays both paid and organic search results on desktop. Just this week, Google has started to roll out a new look which brings desktop search results inline with mobile search results.
Over the last 18 months Google seems to have decided to pick on black and white animals, first it came out with the Panda Update, apparently named after Mr Panda at Google (originally named by the SEO community as the Farmer Update), more recently it’s launched the Penguin update, I’m going to put my money on Google naming the next update the Google Orca Update. Read more
You may have noticed that in the last few days there has been a bit of a shift around in the rankings. Some people have gained, some people have a bit of work to do. I’m pleased to say on this occassion Grow Traffic seems to have gained, or at least it seems to have regained some of the rankings that we’ve always been strong for. The new update is called Google Penguin, there was a movement in the search community to get it called Google Titanic update however that seems to be out at sea a bit and Penguin Update has stuck. Read more