We hear a lot about Google penalties in our day to day life. These penalties take place as a result of regular updates conducted by Google in their search engine results. One such update took place in the last month and it affected the rankings of a lot of websites out there. Google named this update as “Pigeon”.
Many of you are asking “Is Google going crazy?”, and from this article, we will let you know what happened to the Google algorithm after “Pigeon” update and how to survive your website ranking from its effects.
The “Pigeon” update from Google has resulted in lesser local listings in many countries. Therefore, people who have backlinks from local websites have given a warning from this update. However, the websites that have got backlinks from worldwide websites such as Wikipedia have not affected from the negative effects of this update.
Moreover, rankings have won for major online directories out there. There is an enhanced exposure for websites that have high backlinks from high quality authoritative directories such as Yelp, TrueLocal and Sensis’ Yellow Pages.
You can also get benefited if you have backlinks from websites such as Trip Advisor. Therefore, it is clear that “Pigeon” update has helped all the website owners who have invested wisely on their websites.
According to several SEO experts, “Pigeon” update has delivered better results to the websites that have web search ranking signals.
This will assists you to rank your website better in non-local search results than in local search results. For instance, authoritative backlinks matter a lot when it comes to non-local search results.
All the people who are penalized by “Pigeon” update are looking for a way to recover from it while others try their best to keep their website from getting penalized.
Authoritative backlinks play a major role behind the recovery from “ Google Pigeon” update. If you have backlinks from the non www version of your website, make sure to get them from the www version.
You can use only one of them and it is not possible to pull backlinks from both. This can be done with the assistance of a SEO expert out there. You should also monitor your backlinks on a regular basis.
User generated content can also help your website to survive the “Pigeon” update. They include customer testimonials, discussion boards, product ratings, service ratings, website or customer driven wikis, how to guides and social media content.
Since these sources can be used to create high quality authoritative backlinks, you will get the opportunity to stay away from the negative effects of “Pigeon” update with less hassle.
You should also think about author and social media profiles. It is important to have top social media profiles and you need to update them on a regular basis.
Last but not least, you need to have high quality content in your website. If you can follow these simple steps, you will be able to stay away from penalizing your website by Google “Pigeon” update.
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