Webmasters Report November 2008 Google SERP Changes

Nov 4, 2008 • 9:59 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Algorithm Updates

After Google's SERP update over the weekend caused fear (and after Matt Cutts acknowledged that it was a bug), webmasters are calming down and our regularly-scheduled programming (the monthly SERP report) has returned.

One webmaster notes that he used to be on top of the SERPs for regional and worldwide searches (on the "web," that is), and now he's only on top of the regional SERPs.

Another forum member thinks that Google is still cleaning itself up from the "buggy" mess -- there's a lot of "useless junk" still in the SERPs. A third forum member has isolated it to this datacenter.

Some people say the Google SERPs resemble MSN with a ton of .edu links and cheap directories on top.

And some are just not ranking like they used to (we're talking page 30, not in the top 10 like they used to be).

Forum discussion continues at WebmasterWorld.

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