Google new algorithm or people call it Panda continues to update. This information is based on google twit from their twitter account @google on March 24, 2012.
“Panda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Background on Panda: goo.gl/mTKCH“
After several updates on 2012, this newer update will affect mostly for the low-quality website. We can’t assure how bad this update for most of our website, but the fact is one of a big private blog network, Build My Rank (BMR) had got this update.
“Blog network BuildMyRank posted on 19 March stating the site had noticed that the majority of its network had been de-indexed by Google.
The statement said: “As with any link-building network, some de-indexing activity is expected and ours has been within a permissible range for the past two years. Unfortunately, this morning, our scripts and manual checks have determined that the overwhelming majority of our network has been de-indexed (by Google), as of March 19, 2012. In our wildest dreams, there’s no way we could have imagined this happening.”(from http://kingpin-seo.co.uk)
Most of their sites get de-indexed. Perhaps, this issue is good for one who doesn’t rely on their SERP ranking from them, but we have known that many sites which have good SERP on google made their backlinks from them.
“For some webmasters who have kept their SEO techniques so sparkly white that you can barely call them SEO techniques, this will be welcomed the news. For others who understand SEO and linking, and were using manipulative tactics that weren’t necessarily bad, just clever, there may be cause for concern.
The blog networks are about to die off faster than the dinosaurs. Yesterday, Build My Rank, one of the top blog networks, was obliterated from the web after Google de-indexed its thousands of blogs. Every blog that belonged to the network along with every website that received links will feel the sting of this one.
Some SEO specialists thought blog networks were sound marketing strategies, but Google thinks otherwise. If you belong to a blog network, you are essentially paying for links and you know how Google looks down on paid links!”
If you want to know about Google Panda Infographic update more, you can find here.
The question now is how to survive from Google Panda now. What I can say is back to basic, that we must provide quality contents on all our sites. Perhaps it sounds so “cliché”, but that is the safest step and the smartest way to ensure Google that we always provide good information for our visitors.
“To reiterate again, no one is saying black hat tactics don’t work – they’re just tougher to sustain. If you’re looking for something long term, focus on people instead.
Recently, a black hatter wrote about how he was trying to shift his SEO strategy from black hat to white hat because the costs were starting to add up and he just didn’t want to deal with the risk anymore.
The time wasted trying to figure out how to manipulate the system would probably be better spent on creating something remarkable for users. Besides, who doesn’t like the added benefit of engagement and new relationships with great content? From becoming a better writer to establishing your brand on other websites, the benefits are countless.”
Well, it’s all about you. But form this lesson we can learn a lot that we can’t use this grey tactic anymore to fool search engine, especially Google. Any of your sites get serious impact from Google Panda last update?