Best Google Panda Update Recovery Tips for Blogs

Google panda recovery tips for blogs

Google Panda is one of the new updates to Google's new search algorithm which is out now for quite a while. Google Panda's main features are to remove low quality content sites from the search and rank sites with good content only. Google Panda has become more and more clever over the years since it was rolled out, it is not all about keywords now but it's about the quality of a site not by certain number of posts or pages but the whole site or blog. Recovering your site from Google Panda Penalty is not a fast process it takes a bit of time until your rankings start to go better and your site starts appearing in search results. 

1. Start Posting High Quality Content & remove duplicate content

Start posting longer length posts and structure it good. Remember always do internal linking to the posts you have done before and make sure they are relevant to what your current post is about. Also do a grammar and spell check before hitting the publish button. Always use headings and subheadings while you are posting this makes your content more organised and gives it a professional look. Also add images where possible because remember you can add ''Title of image'' and ''Alt attribute'' in the image which also adds up to your content as well.

Top Tips to recovering your blog or site from Panda or Penguin

2. Remove low quality posts and pages from the site

We all do one mistake when we make our first site that is just quickly publishing posts which are not written well and are short in length. Such posts hurt your ranking because crawlers will flag your site up as a low or thin content site and you will never get a decent rank in Google search results. You can ''no-follow'' the old posts which is better than removing them, because it will effect on your SEO rankings. Start using LSI keywords and Long tail keywords like ''Top Google Panda Recovery Tips for websites'' instead of just one or two word keywords. This also includes in removing duplicate content from your site which you might have copied from a different source this hurts your rank a lot and Penguin does not like this at all.

3. Always share on Social Media

Social Media is really important of you want to socialize with your readers. You will need a noticeable presence on social media sites and examples are Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tell your readers to share your posts if they like them, this will increase your rank slowly and Google also loves articles and content of a site that has been on different social media sites.

4. Secure your site by Removing Malware

Blogging has become a serious industry in the world now and so are the ways that can affect it as well. Google Penguin penalizes sites which have viruses and malware in them because it is not good for the users. Follow the tutorial below to enable HTTPS on your blog and make it safe.

5. Use the right amount of Keywords

Keyword stuffing is one thing that Panda does not like because it is considered as Black hat SEO so please avoid it and do not use this strategy. Using a lot of keywords in an article or post can benefit you temporary only or might not even depends on your luck, this trick does not last long and will surely put you on the bad list Google Panda has when it will release again. Always use long-tail keywords and alternative words which have the same meaning of the words most commonly you are using while writing your content because this will start giving your site a better place in Serps and you will start recovering from Panda or Penguin penalty.

How to Quickly Recover from a Panda or Penguin Penalty

6. Optimize your Backlinks and Remove Spam links 

Backlinks are the backbone of a website which helps in ranking your site and also it is believed that having good number of high quality backlinks improves your search engine ranking. If your blog or website has lots of backlinks from sites which are very low quality and are not relevant to your site niche then this also causes damage to your ranks in search engines. You can remove the bad links by submitting a disavow file into Google Webmaster tools also named as Search Console. 

Removing Spamming Backlinks from your site to avoid Penalty

7. Do not put too much Ads

Displaying much advertisement on your site will make Google Penguin think that the user interface is not that friendly and users are always being promoted to Ad popups and less content to read. This is irritating for users and they leave your site as soon as they are promoted with dozens of ads. This also reduces bounce rate because the visitor leaves quickly. The most common places for Ads are above or below post alongside one in the sidebar which are friendly and not annoying. 

8. Learn Google Webmaster Tools and its features

Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) which is now converted to Search Console is the main bone of your site when it comes to traffic. GWT helps you in indexing your site properly into Google. Here is a tutorial on Submitting a sitemap for blogs in Search Console. It tells you all about your site including tips on how to improve it such as Mobile friendly, HTML improvements or any kind of server errors as well. 

Want Any Help?

After applying all the tips above you will hopefully start to recover your site from a Google Panda or Penguin penalty, I can also advice you if you have a different niche site or even if the above steps are not helping in getting your rankings back. Please let me know what you think about the above tutorial and if I missed something. Stay tuned!

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