“In the summer time, when the weather is hot –”
Seventeen days after webmasters and SEOs began seeing huge fluctuations in search rankings and organic traffic, Google’s Gary Illyes officially confirmed that the Fred Algorithm update took place on March 7th or 8th.
A massive Google algorithm update named “Fred” was rolled out on March 8th, 2017! Google has yet to formally confirm it has made any updates; however, Gary Illyes of Google has, in-fact, confirmed an update occurred. We can also credit Gary for coming up with the name Fred- Thanks Gary!
The Google play store always seems to be beta testing in the same way search engine results pages do, with the ever-eternal intent on figuring out just what a user wants to see in a useful listing. Lately we’ve been seeing a “Top Features” rating system for specific apps in the Google Play Store populate at a grander scale.
Google, along with all other search engines, are always looking for ways to improve their user experience and return the most relevant results. When Google makes changes to their algorithm periodically, it’s common to see drastic changes in results and rankings on SERPs.
Pop quiz, hot shot – users are landing on your shopping page, but they don’t convert – what do you do?
Thought I’d start with that, in case there were any big Dennis Hopper fans out there.
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