Google Panda 4.0, Winners and Losers, Silly Marketer, Giveaway, Speedlink 22:2014

Hi everyone, hope you all had a great and productive week! This week´s most noteworthy news undoubtedly is that of the Google Panda 4.0, which is primarily intended to weed out sites with poor to bad content. Matt Cutts tweeted about it some days ago and as you would expect, the news was all over the place.

GooglePanda4WinnersThe interesting bit about the Panda 4.0 is that it “apparently” took some big sites lower on the SERPs while improving some smaller sites rankings. I think that it is just fair considering that there are many small sites with great content and good quality, and in a lot of cases they were no where to be found.

Searchmetrics gave their initial winners and loser charts, based on rankings they regularly monitor. Here´s a partial list of winners and losers. Read their full report and findings here.

Panda 4.0 Winners



How about you? Did you see any improvement on your site? What do you think about this update? Have you heard about the other update that Google rolled out? Yup, there was another one. Find out about it here.

Silly Marketer, Title Tags Are for Robots! Whiteboard Friday

“Like all good marketers, we think carefully about our title tags before publishing new content. Then we just take that carefully crafted title and plop it into the OG tags for social shares, right? Think again!”

In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Jen Lopez explains why we need to put in a little more effort than that.

Finally and in case you missed it, I just wanted you to know we have teamed up with elegantthemes to giveaway developer accounts for three lucky readers of iblogzone. Here´s are the details on how to participate. Good luck!

And as usual, in no particular order:

Content Creation & Marketing/SEO and Search

Social/Small Business Bites

More from around the web…

That’s it! Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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2 thoughts on “Google Panda 4.0, Winners and Losers, Silly Marketer, Giveaway, Speedlink 22:2014

  • My search engine traffic had doubled when the Panda update was released, but only for one day, then it got back to normal again.
    All in all, I’m glad it didn’t hit me 😀

  • This Panda update has helped me a bit, my traffic has increased about 20% which I guess is not bad. Finally somthing good has come from a Google update…

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