Google thinks in a very different way than a normal human may think. It takes each and every thing in arithmetic terms and in a more technical way.
Google Panda is a recently updated algorithm by Google which is offering more accuracy and relevancy in search results. It is specially designed to filter those web pages which have low quality and plagiarized content. This algorithm works on several internal factors some of which are known and some of them are yet unknown. A website or a webpage, which is been penalized by panda will disappear from Google search index for few limited keywords. Since panda’s launch, website owners all over the world have made several changes in their websites to avoid getting panelized. The idea of this Google update is to remove spam contents and websites from the SERP’s in order to improve the quality of search results. Previously also, Google has introduced many changes to control spams, but panda is a comprehensive change by Google.
As per the facts this change from Google will affect the 12% of the search results in Google US. Google also acclaims that this is strictly done for those websites, which take contents from other similar sites, causing huge amount of duplicity in the web. This measure is been taken in response to complaints lodged by many websites to Google for checking the privacy level of their contents. Because of this they have suffered huge financial losses and loss of reputation in the web affecting their customer base. The smart panda is capable of identifying the original content and copied content between the two similar contents.
Although, the content privacy is not only the one factor that Google panda determines in web. There are many other factors which Google panda consider as suspicious. You can check out below some of them.
Ways to Protect Your Blog from Panda
1. Avoid Backlinks
Backlinks are one of the common techniques followed by websites to promote their website up in the search results. Recently, with this update Google will be smarter in judging the quality of the backlinks for a particular website or page. All the irrelevant or spam backlink is considered suspicious by Google and will be penalized.
2. Maintain Advertisement to Content Ratio
Although advertisements are the major source of revenue for most of the websites. They all aim to have more revenue through ads and banners on their pages. But now Google will strictly recognize whether the content to ad ratio is been followed by the website or not. The more flashy banner ad’s is considered suspicious by Google , hence will be penalized.
3. Check Website/Blog’s Theme
Now Google is stricter in judging the complete theme for the website. Checking duplicity of the content is not just enough for Google, they will be more emphasize on the fact that content is relevant to the theme of the website and easily understandable or not.
4. Keep Your Content Unique and Fresh
These are the two most critical aspects recognized by Google. Google always rates the website higher which has unique and fresh content. To avoid your website getting screwed by panda regular update your content and always make it unique.
Tips to avoid bined penalized by Google Panda, Google has introduced many changes to control spams, but Panda is a comprehensive change by Google. It keeps updating it’s algorithm so whenever you see a drastic fall in your blog or see your visitors dramatically decreasing then it’s not that your posts are losing their charm and are not properly indexed. You just got a Panda Attack !
Guest Post by Crystal J. Briscoe. Crystal is from Examskey Provider of IT Certification material and has been blogging since 2005 & contributing in many websites since its initial career. He is Professional Writer and also technical guru, overloaded with a wealth of experience, and even more degrees, at present doing CCNP Certification. He gets pleasure from Blogging.