Over the past 12 hours today their has been plenty of discussion online regarding a fresh penguin roll out in various markets around the world. This could be a test yet from the amount of discussion and the movements we are seeing it seems far to big to be a test.
Many Affiliates and well known SEO’s moved to Twitter to note the release or to mention significant volatility in US, AU and UK based serp’s rankings for penguin affected sites. Also their is quite a bit of discussion on various SEO forums.
Example tweets to note the movements
1. Jacob King – Well known Black Hat/ Affiliate
RT @tehseowner Penguin is rolled out or testing right now you heard it here first. Something just hit the richter scale.
— Jacob King (@IMJacobKing) October 18, 2014
2. Chris Cemper – Well known SEO based in Europe
RT @mathewaporter: A rise in client rankings whom we have been doing penalty recovery work for suggests Google have rolled out a Penguin…
— Christoph C. Cemper (@cemper) October 18, 2014
3. Rae Hoffman – Well known SEO based in the US:
@netmeg zero doubt I’m seeing Penguin – might not have 100% roll out yet, but the sites that were my benchmark sites have all seen recov
— Rae Hoffman (@sugarrae) October 18, 2014
4. Australian SERPS recovery noted for a client by Marie Haynes:
Just got an email from an Australian Penguin hit client who is back on page 1 again. #penguinupdate
— Marie Haynes (@Marie_Haynes) October 18, 2014
5. Kane Jamison noted client recovery:
— Kane Jamison (@KaneJamison) October 18, 2014
We have noticed some good improvements on a client who targets US/AU from a .com.au domain. The website was affected by a prior penguin release on around 20 landing pages. All these landing pages are now back ranking top 1/2 pages for a highly competitive niche which is a great result for this client.
Please comment below if you have noticed Penguin movements today and noticed any recovery.