Newsletter: October 2016

A copy of our subscriber newsletter from October 2016.

This month (finally!) Google Penguin has been launched. It's now announced to be part of core algorithm refreshing every time Google is crawling a page. The new Penguin is reported to be real-time and non always site-wide. It's devaluing the bad links instead of hitting the whole website with the penalty. It's smarter and more sophisticated and it's also the last one publicly confirmed by Google. A lot of speculations have followed Penguin launch: How to diagnose Penguin now? Is Disavow file still needed? Keep an eye on these speculations through our updates.

Top SEO Industry News
  • [Updated] Everything We Know about Google Penguin 4.0
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  • Google Labeling Links and Blank Ad Units: Weekly Forum Update
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  • HOW TO: Prioritize Cleanup of Server Response Errors for the Most Value & the Least Effort
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  • How to Get Prepared for Google’s “Intrusive Interstitials” Update
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  • Experiments, AI, and Links as Relationships: Weekly Forum Update
    Penguin 4.0 is still rolling right along – but let’s take a break this week and explore some of the other exciting things happening in the SEO... Read more
  • Crawling Gotcha: Rel=”Canonical” Creating 404’s or Weird Redirects for Google
    Site crawls tend to be a starting point of a lot of SEO reviews. One thing that I’ve been increasingly running into is Google flagging... Read more
  • 3 Tools to Boost Social Media Traffic Conversions
    Social media traffic is fairly easy and quick to generate. Facebook and Instagram ads, Twitter influencer campaigns... Read more