Thanks for answering my questions, Glenn. See you in New York! Do not forget; you can still buy tickets and come learn more with speakers like Glenn in New York on November 2 at the Times Center in Manhattan. Google Panda was an update introduced in 2011, aimed at preventing low-quality content from playing in the top ranking placements on the SERPs. What Google thinks about SEO is debatable, but we can say with certainty that when you could just pump out piles of keyword-stuffed garbage content and place your site above the first page fold, they hated it.
The whole point of Panda was to make search rank correlate with quality. Which is a good thing. The problem is that Panda pulled hair masking service a lot of people out of the water. Not just spam lists, keyword stuffers and link buyers, but a whole bunch of people who followed the best advice available in January 2011. Come February; Panda deployed and their ranking was severely reduced. The operation of Google's algorithms is always proprietary. We try to guess; they are constantly changing the rules. As a result, there are beliefs about how Panda actually works and even what it's for that have clung for years.
Some of them are no longer true; some of them were never true; all are myths that could lead you to waste your time and even potentially damage your search rankings. Advertising Continue reading below #1 - There Will Be A Panda Update Soon There will certainly be. Tomorrow, in fact - and the day after. In March 2013, Google announced that Panda would become Panda “Everflux”, integrated into the core search algorithm and continuously updated. This myth comes from the impact of the initial deployment of Panda, when the desired effect of Panda - spammy sites plummeted in ranking - was accompanied by many undesirable results, including many scuffed sites that actually rose in classification.