February 2012 Google Webmaster Report

Feb 2, 2012 • 9:22 am | comments (1) by | Filed Under Google Search Algorithm Updates

Google WebmasterIn January, we had Google release a major update to their personalized results with Search Plus Your World. We had a new Panda release, Panda 3.2. We had Google release an algorithm that penalizes sites based on ad layout. So it was a busy month.

The ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has discussion mostly about Panda but some recent chatter about three things:

  • Google stopped sending traffic at 11am on February 1st to some publishers
  • "Duplicate Keyword Sites" In search results.
  • Results on page two and forward are not matching the keyword searched on.

The first might be an issue with some sites and Google Analytics, I am digging deeper.

Overall, here are the most important topics we covered on Google SEO in the past 30 days:

For the January 2012 Google SEO report, click here.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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