18 Dec '17, 5am

Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update During Hanukkah (Google Maccabees Update)

There is currently both a lot of chatter in the SEO forums and many of the tools are lighting up around major changes in the Google search results. It is rare for there to be this must chatter this late in December in any of the forums, so when the WebmasterWorld thread started to get busy late December 13th through December 14th, it was something that caught my attention. It seems like the update touched down on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. In addition, many, but not all, of the tools are showing big swings in the Google search results. When you have both signals, SEO chatter and tools, start lighting up, it is a good sign something major changed in the core ranking algorithm with Google search. Here are some of the comments from the thread: My non seasonal site that never fluctuates unless its an actual holiday dropped 30% of it's traffic yesterday Dec 12. My Site also dr...

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