Webmasters Report November 2007 Google SERP Changes

Nov 2, 2007 • 10:22 am | comments (4) by twitter | Filed Under Google PageRank & Algorithm Updates

As promised last month, we're going to report monthly on Google SERP changes. This month, the following observations on WebmasterWorld have been made:

  • Some optimized sites that are being changed for better relevance are just not performing as well. Their rankings seem to be doing worse.
  • "Boring websites" with no linkbait are vulnerable to ranking shifts.
  • Bigger sites do better. ("Size does matter.")
  • Some datacenters have shown changes, but they reverted to their original rankings. Forum members suspect it's part of a new data push (or experimentation, at least).

Forum discussion continues at WebmasterWorld.

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Jeff Hinds

11/02/2007 06:07 pm

Thanks for the monthly Webmaster Monthly Google SERP Change Reports. It's nice to have a resource like this to turn to when your too busy with client SEO.

Jaan Kanellis

11/02/2007 08:37 pm

How is bigger better or where is the evidence of this?

Barry Schwartz

11/02/2007 08:56 pm

Good question Jaan. Those should be addressed in the forum. All we did with this post was summarize what people are saying.

Dan Perry

11/05/2007 07:29 pm

Hate to add a "me too", but as Jeff said, it is very refreshing to see a summary like this. Thanks Barry; well appreciated. Dan

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