March 2017 Google Webmaster Report

Mar 3, 2017 • 8:18 am | comments (7) by | Filed Under Google Search Algorithm Updates

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This past month, we had a fairly significant Google algorithm ranking update on February 7th which Google did not confirm so we suspect it was a Phantom update. Then shortly after, Google penalized Natural News and they were back in the index a few days later after a ton of controversy. Google Image search in Germany, France and some other countries changed resulting in the appearance of traffic loss.

Emojis returned to the search results and we had a ton of SEO tips and feedback this month. We also lost Maile Ohye as she has left Google after 12 years.

Here is last month's Google recap if you missed it.

Google Algorithm Update:

Google Penalty: Google Image Search: Google SEO: Google Search Console: Google User Interface: Google Local: Google Industry:

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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