Panda 4.1 Update Uncovers Winners and Losers

In Previous Post, I told you about  Panda 4.1 Update, Again Panda Update proves that there is no replacement for quality content. Based on a statement from Google, it is expected that this update will affect 3 to 5 percent of queries.

Search Engine Roundtable ran a test on its own site and believes that it may have experienced a -30 percent decrease in traffic the weekend that Panda 4.1 was released. Below is a chart showing the decline.

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The Searchmetrics SEO Blog ran an analysis of both the winners and losers of Panda 4.1.

Top 5 Winners

  1. comdotgame.com:  1353%
  2. hongkiat.com:  406%
  3. babble.com:  379%
  4. rd.com:  315%
  5. mediamass.net:  308% 

Top 5 Losers

  1. Yellow.com:  -79%
  2. Similarsites.com:  -79%
  3. Free-coloring-pages.com:  -76%
  4. Dwyer-inst.com:  -76%
  5. Issitedownrightnow.com:  -74%

While it’s estimated that Panda 4.1 will only affect a small number of queries, the numbers above show dramatic changes in percentage of traffic.

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