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Hit by Penguin or Panda – How You know?

Hit by Penguin or Panda – How You know?
For those in the business of SEO, having knowledge of algorithm updates is vital. With regular updates coming from Penguin and Panda, it is all the more important to be updated on the developments. Below are listed the ways that will let you know if you have been hit by Penguin or Panda. Determining if hit by Penguin or Panda  1.) Date checking The best way of doing this is to launch Google Analytics and drilling into Google Organic reporting. The timeframe is to be set from April 1st to 15th May. Doing this will enable you to have a good view of traffic. As a reference you can keep in mind that Panda was on 4/19, Penguin on 4/24 and Panda refresh came on 4/27.  2.) Keyword dropping After one knows the algorithm that has hits one, you can start to check the keywords that have dropped. As a reference one can remember that Penguin came out on a Tuesday, Panda came on Thursday followed by a refresh on Friday. It is a common fact that many websites see a drop on weekends, so one needs to understand the trend as it helps one check out on the keywords that...
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