Google Update October 14/15th: ZOMBIE Update Or Panda Rolling?

Oct 20, 2015 - 8:16 am 47 by
Filed Under Google Updates

Google Panda Algorithm

There have been plenty of signs of updates over October with the Google algorithm. The last time we reported these shifts were on October 8th but I am seeing shifts reported on October 14th and 15th as well as the past couple days, October 17th through today.

Here is my traffic chart, showing a 15% lift in my organic Google traffic since Thursday, October 15th.

click for full size

There is a huge WebmasterWorld thread with tons of chatter about what they are calling ZOMBIE Google traffic or the ZOMBIE update. The chatter is significant.

Here is a tweet showing a significant change on October 14th as well:

The automated tools show changes as well. Mozcast shows a spike on October 17th, SERP Metrics shows a spike as of yesterday, so does Algoroo and a new one named Accuranker also does. Both SERPs and advancedwebranking.com are pretty stable.

Did you notice updates this past week or so?

I suspect it is a bunch of changes, both Panda continued roll out, maybe this ZOMBIE thing which has no confirmation from Google or something else.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Flux, AdSense Ad Intent, California Link Tax & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Blog Administration

Programming Note: Offline For Passover

Apr 22, 2024 - 4:05 pm
Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 22, 2024

Apr 22, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: We Need Very Few Links To Rank Pages; Links Are Less Important

Apr 22, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google

Google Tests Discussion and Forums Questions With Answers Box

Apr 22, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Forbes Blocks Its Coupon Directory Before Google Enforces The Site Reputation Abuse Policy

Apr 22, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Maps

Google Tests Posts Button In Local Listing Business Profile

Apr 22, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Gary Illyes & Danny Sullivan At Disneyland