30 Dec '15, 1pm

Small Google Update Yesterday? Webmasters Reporting Positive Traffic Signals.

I highly doubt Google did any quality update yesterday, as they said updates like Penguin aren't happening until next year but with core search algorithms, those are constantly being tweaked. The last update we saw was around December 16th and this was not a confirmed Google update. Now I am seeing some chatter around a December 29th Google update. Here are some quotes from the ongoing WebmasterWorld thread: I am not sure what happened but yesterday I got a small uptick in traffic (about a 8-10%) and a big boost in conversions (about a 40% increase). I normally see a small uptick for both right after Christmas but nothing like what I saw yesterday. Did anyone else see this? Saw the same thing -- had a good string of sales come through at about the same time. Guess this is the way it's going to be from now on... I suppose the non-zombie day is somewhere around sunday-monday...

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-december-29th-...

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