Monday, 14 March 2011

Panda - Google's New Weapon Against Content Farmers

Google is going to be more Searcher Friendly with its Panda Update. Google's Amit Singhal and Matt Cutt revealed officially about Google's algorithm update named Panda - Google's latest algorithm update.


Google penalized fabes, JCPenney and Overstock.com for "shady" linking practices. Websites which are overloaded with AdSense and others advertisements will really going to affect. This is just the beginning of a lot of changes that are targeting content farms and spammy content that had been showing up in their rankings. Unfortunately, it has also changed some SEO strategies that many online marketers had been employing. It seems that a big target of this update has been to devalue sites that are displaying a lot of duplicate content. wisegeek.com, ezinearticles.com, suite101.com and associatedcontent.com like websites are affected by Panda update, based on traffic on keywords, ranking and click-through rate.

How to protect your website from being devalued with Panda update












  • Avoid Paid Links and content farms
  • Try different types of link building methods
  • Remove Low quality content
  • Avoid Ad overloading
  • Never stuff keywords
  • Avoid misspellings of famous websites
  • Avoid hidden text or hidden links
  • Avoid cloaking methods
  • Never try to get back links from automated software s and unrelated sites