Google Algorithm Updates

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Ion G. Tudorache

What Are the Changes Brought About by the March 2024 Google Core Update?

The March 2024 core update is characterized by complexity and has brought significant shifts in the way Google manages the importance of links in SERP rankings. Moreover, with the latest update, Google has highlighted the criteria used to catalog and remove link spam. According to the latest guidelines, the update

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Mihai C. Tudorache

What Was the Purpose of the March Spam Update?

The primary purpose of the March 2024 spam algorithm update was to refine the core ranking systems and contribute to the boosting of valuable information in the SERPs. The focus of the algorithmic changes was placed on expired domain utilization, abuse of authority, and excessive use of AI-generated content. How

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Ion G. Tudorache

The Impact of Google’s November 2023 Reviews Update

What Was the Purpose of the November 2023 Update? Like previous review algorithm changes implemented by Google over the past three years, the purpose of the update was to reward quality content that fosters comprehensive research and detailed knowledge about the chosen products or services. Compared to other such updates

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Ion G. Tudorache

Google’s Game Changer: The November 2023 Core Update Explained

The world of SEO just experienced a significant shake-up with Google’s November 2023 Core Update. Google’s core updates often feel like a wave reshaping the digital landscape, and the November 2023 update is no exception. The November update, following closely on the heels of its October predecessor, has sparked a

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Ion G. Tudorache

The Battle Against Online Spam: Google’s Latest October 2023 Update

The everlasting knight of the spam war stroke again: Google ran a comprehensive update this fall to detect spammy content. More community members reported spam pages, especially in some fancy languages like Turkish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, and others. So, now the antispam system has become more robust and efficient to

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Ion G. Tudorache

Google’s October 2023 Core Update: Impact on Businesses

2023 was a rather busy year for Google regarding significant updates. The months of September and October have been characterized by increased volatility and algorithm changes aimed at improving the visibility of sites that meet the E-A-T guidelines, with the October 2023 refresh being one of the most significant to

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Ion G. Tudorache

September 2023 Helpful Content Update

In September 2023, Google wrapped up its fifth update this year. Called the Helpful Content, it’s relatively easy to assume which section of the browsing engine was targeted. This is not Google’s first content update, as two previous updates already took place, one in August 2022 and another in September

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Mihai C. Tudorache

The Enigma of Google’s August 2023 Core Update: A Closer Look

Google has just wrapped up its second core update of 2023, which commenced on August 22nd and ended 16 days later on September 7th. This update is especially noteworthy for those observing shifts in their website’s performance, as it provides a moment to reflect on the site’s analytics. The change

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Ion G. Tudorache

The Google April 2023 Reviews Update

The highly anticipated Google April Review Update finished rolling out on April 26th, and its implementation took approximately thirteen days to complete. As this was not a core update, something confirmed by different sources, the April 2023 Review Update drops the term “Product” from the updated terminology. From now on,

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Broad Core Algorithm Update – March 15, 2023

The first broad core update of 2023 is here. There’s no surprise. After so many years, everyone in the industry has already adapted to these regular changes. It will be a bigger surprise if there is no such update anymore.  Anyways, it seems that Google took its time to make

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Product Reviews Update – February 21, 2023

After five whole months, the latest product reviews update is here. The last one was implemented in September 2022. Such a long period should give you an idea about how much work has to be done and how important this project is. This update also took a lot to be

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Google Link Spam Update – December 14, 2022

On December 14, 2022, Google released a new and improved version of their link spam update. It was the second update of this kind in 2022, with the first released in October. The October update expanded the scope of the spam detection system to include content in all languages, not

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Helpful Content Update
Mihai C. Tudorache

Google Dropped a New Helpful Content Update at the End of 2022

The December 2022 helpful content update came as a surprise to many SEO experts all around the world. Some of them say that such an algorithm improvement should have been expected, considering that the last one was incomplete and needed more changes. That’s true. In August, Google implemented another such

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Spam Update, October 2022

Google regularly updates its algorithms to fight against spam. You can see spam updates even ten years back. For example, the Penguin Update from April 2012 was also implemented to fight against this problem, but these updates generally focus on specific types of spam. Only a few of them improve

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Page Experience Update – February 22, 2022

Google finally unveiled their anticipated march Page Experience Update, this time for desktop devices. It was the second such algorithm update rolled out in recent years, the previous one being aimed at optimizing results for user searches on mobile devices. Compared to the first one, which took two and a

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Product Reviews Update- December 1, 2021

After several months of waiting, Google unveiled the December 2021 product reviews update for sites that mainly target product comparisons and engage in item reviews. It was the second such update after the one rolled out in April of the same year. Its implementation took quite a long time, at

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Broad Core Update – November 17, 2021

Google has finally started rolling out its newest entry in core updates on the 17th of November 2021. The update took thirteen days, a rollout time comparable to the previous July one, but what was exciting and shocked quite a few web admins is that its deployment happened concurrently with

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Mihai C. Tudorache

Google Link Spam Algorithm Update – 26 July

The July link spam update was Google’s third algorithm change in the summer of 2021 and was announced on July 26. The rollout of this update was supposed to take just two weeks, but the whole process eventually took just over a month, with the end of the rollout being

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