Big Google Update! But it’s Not Penguin 4.0, not Panda (though Panda now part of the Core Algo), Brand Term related (big impact on News Sites). It is apparent that many loser domains are classic print publishers and their losses in rankings mainly stem from older content pieces. Additional publisher who lost rankings are,,, and Take “weather reports” with MANY grains of salt.. Google brings back the Google Dance. Also, Google may prevent sites from passing PageRank when links get bad.. Google PageRank will never update again.

This January 20th SEO 101 podcast is available now: Download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

Tune in to SEO 101 LIVE every Wednesday at 2pm PST / 4pm EST on www.WebmasterRadio.FM