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Friday, May 20, 2011

Don't Panic From SERP Updates

Google updates their SERP daily.

Some people still think that Google rolls out changes in large batches that cause major ranking shifts. We used to call those large batch changes the "Google Dance" because while the roll out was taking place you could see different search results in different locations and the SERP would change with every page refresh.

The days of the Google Dance are supposed to be long behind us. Instead, they roll out changes to the index every day in hopes to have fewer disruptions.

For larger websites this means you have a better chance for your new content to be read, indexed, and appear in the SERP within 1 day. Changes to your Google Places account or Merchant Center will appear in the SERP within a few hours.

After changing pages on your website, you should check the Google SERP eve...

AT: 05/20/2011 11:08:14 AM   0 COMMENTS
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