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Sunday, 6 October 2013

Google Penguin 2.1 Update Live on 4th October 2013

A new Penguin update from Google has been confirmed.  Known as Penguin 5 to most in the search community, or Penguin 2.1 according to Google.  Google’s head of search engine spam, Matt Cutts, confirmed this update via a tweet which read:

Google Penguin 2.1 Now Live, penguin 2.1 update Oct 4, 2013 rolled out
Matt Cutts Tweet on Penguin 2.1

Check out the Tweet of Matt Cutts, Google’s Webspam Team Head regarding the launch of Penguin 2.1 update and the percentage of queries it affects.

Penguin 2.1 launching today. Affects ~1% of searches to a noticeable degree. More info on Penguin:

Previous Updates

Here are all the confirmed releases of Penguin to date:

  • Penguin 1 – On April 24th, 2012 the reign of the Penguin began, and impacted about 3.1% of all searches made through Google.
  • Penguin 2 – On May 26th, 2012 there was a second update which was far smaller, only affecting .1% of all queries.
  • Penguin 3 – October 5th, 2012 another update came out, this one only affecting .3% of searches.
  • Penguin 4 – (known by Google as Penguin 2.0) came out on May 22, 2013.  This was another significant update, affecting 2.3% of searches.
  • Penguin 5 – (known by Google as Penguin 2.1) was confirmed on October 4th, 2013 and is affecting 1% of searches made.

Now Google again come up with a new updated version of Penguin and has been rolled out already, so you all must be wondering how much this Google penguin update 2.1 is going to effect your website SEO?

Tips to recover from penguin 5

If you were penalized by this Penguin Update, you'll probably know when you go to the notable lower with targeted traffic that commences today as well as tomorrow. To recover your website, you will need do such things as disavow bad hyperlinks. Processing any reconsideration request doesn't help, because this is automated process. Until unless you don't remove bad links, you don't recover your website.

If your website previously penalized by Penguin and you have taken actions hopefully meant to correct that, today and tomorrow you can see the changes in your ranking. If you view a vast improvement with targeted traffic, that's an indicated that you've runway Penguin.