How can I Make my site google panda proof?

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  1. webclinician profile image61
    webclinicianposted 6 years ago

    I own a site and have posted in several forum, submitted articles, participate in directories but they are so many that I don't know whether google might take it against me.
    Does anyone know how this google panda seem to work.
    Thanks.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You're the clinician. Don't you know?

      1. CMHypno profile image94
        CMHypnoposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Healer heal thyself lol!

    2. jacharless profile image81
      jacharlessposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, do not use Google.
      There are significantly more search engines and responsive traffic options than the well branded Big G. Rule #1 of Technology Success: use all the tools at your disposal, not just one very thin slice of internet.

      By the time you build the other elements, Big G will have finally completed  algorithm changes. So, expect to be @ absolute zero when the dust settles on that engine and much more ingrained with the others, dissolving -or at least drastically reducing- reliance on Big G and a clearer focus on providing visitors with content/product.

      A very good thing is to utilize an internal Search. Find out what visitors are reading in your categories, as half of user traffic is internal, then filter internal SERP more specific to their queries on your site -and even off site recommendations. In a word: Organize Yourself. How are directories structured for visitor navigation, combo spider-visitor sitemap/feeds, alternate spider crawls. Are directories and pages behind a login or using a defunct CMS - like Wordpress. How are images and videos encoded, embedded, named and stored, etc etc etc.

      James.

    3. facebookpokerguy profile image64
      facebookpokerguyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Best versus google panda is create unique en rich content around your niche, if you were doing black hat techniques please forget about this asap, this was pointless and is in the past, focus more in creating rich content useful for people, this might get you natural links from them, also give a focus now to try to advertise your product, site or whatever you want to promote in social networks, as well if you will be doing white hat try diversity of anchor text and make it all natural and not spammy

  2. WriteAngled profile image81
    WriteAngledposted 6 years ago

    I think you're being a bit harsh, girls! Webc's profile says he/she has been working in the NHS for 10 years. I think that is what is meant by the "clinician" part of the ID. smile

    As for making a site Panda-proof, if anyone really knew the right answer, they would be making themselves very rich very fast!

    The general advice at the moment seems to be to make any SEO backlinking you do look very natural, as if most of it is actually coming from people who know nothing about SEO. When you make links these days you do everything you were supposed never to do until a month ago. So, links which consist of your keyword text must be used very sparsely, if at all. Instead, you have to make links using the actual url as the link, or use phrases such as "read more", "click here" etc. 

    The above is my understanding of the matter, however I really am NOT an expert in this field.

    1. webclinician profile image61
      webclinicianposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks.
      I guess many people look at the name in different context. I'm thick-skinned anyway and we are on strike so no time to argue with some.

    2. profile image0
      jlcustompcposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This is how I understand it now and I believe we all suffer from the old dog new tricks failure........We are so use to SEO of the old days we have a hard time wrapping our minds around NEW SEO and how much google is focusing on good original content and customer experience.......What that means is that you have to work harder to get your site out there and actually make sure it is user friendly and customers enjoy your content!

  3. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 6 years ago

    OK well my advice would be to completely forget about backlinking, and concentrate on writing top quality articles that are better than those already on page 1 of Google.

    You can do this by making each hub as complete as possible, putting in as much information as searchers are likely to want to know.

    Use sub-headings that include search terms. you can find search terms by using Google's autofill options in search.

    Add in photos where possible, and videos where they can add to the hub.

    HP is a very powerful platform and backlinks are NOT required, but it helps if you get them naturally.

    I have another subdomain that is flying high, with no backlinks, but on which each article has attempted to answer all searches on the subject.

    1. webclinician profile image61
      webclinicianposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks.
      Got my own domain actually and doing well with google search on its own. 265 links for 5 months (white hat) first website.
      Wait till I learn black hat.lol

      1. facebookpokerguy profile image64
        facebookpokerguyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        black hat is almost over sir, better focus in improving your white hat, black hat are now moving into white hat

    2. Dale Hyde profile image86
      Dale Hydeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I agree that backlinks are not necessary. They come as people read your material. Adding them has not increased my views (when I had views before this sudden decline) on HP. On my other domains I have not focused on backlinking and views are doing well. The subject of backlinking is one that is overplayed just as all the SEO "experts" out there.  As some have learned, even big business, excessive backlinks will kill your site and your business.

      1. webclinician profile image61
        webclinicianposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the warning.
        I am just toying with backlinks at the moment. My business is actually just a hobby which is losing me money anyway.

        1. IzzyM profile image88
          IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Oh I get it now - you have your own website?

          What you should consider doing is writing hubs here that relate in some way to your website, and include a link back to your site, or pages on your site.

          Not only does that build exactly the sort of backlinks Google likes, HP is easy to drive traffic to if you choose the right titles and write good articles.

          I would suggest putting one in-text link in each related hub your write, but try not to have links in every single one. write hubs on something else too. They will strengthen your subdomain making your links more powerful.

          Having those links will also drive traffic to your site. Use your profile page too for external linking. You will be amazed at how this can increase your sites ranking and thus viewers.

  4. LeanMan profile image88
    LeanManposted 6 years ago

    Panda is about site quality, if a high percentage of your pages are good quality then Google likes you... If a too high a percentage are keyword stuffed and people don't read them Google will relegate you to the A55 end of the search results....



    Penguin is about link spam; if you have highly un-natural links G will kick you even further back than the Panda did...

    1. facebookpokerguy profile image64
      facebookpokerguyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      penguin is also about anchor text stuffing (mostly related to spam) and also overoptimizing your site, please check that out guys

  5. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    How can I Make my site google panda proof?


    I believe you can still buy Voodoo hexes for this purpose. But be careful with the chicken's foot unless it comes wrapped in a red rag! smile

  6. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    How can I Make my site panda proof?

    Scatter "leaves, stems, and shoots of various bamboo species" around the perimeter of your site.

    1. webclinician profile image61
      webclinicianposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Do you mean scattering articles, blogs and web 2.0 and bookmarking these rather than going directly to my site.

  7. LeanMan profile image88
    LeanManposted 6 years ago

    Do you remember the old panda joke... the one that ends "eats shoots and leaves"?

    Probably a little rude for HP....

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I remember. I think it was used as a misplaced-commas example originally.

  8. profile image0
    jlcustompcposted 6 years ago

    If you are finding your domain is just sucking dump it, buy another and 301 redirect your old domain to your new one. I personally have 2 domains on reserve just for this purpose. If my .com gets hurt I will 301 redirect to .net and if that gets jammed up I will go with .biz

  9. Barbara Kay profile image92
    Barbara Kayposted 6 years ago

    My website is 11 years old. Google has hit my site before and I just worked at making it the best, so visitors would return again if they found it. By the time I finished working on it, Google raised it back up.

    Google has downgraded my site again with its last Panda. Because I worked hard on the site I am still getting almost as much traffic. I've also put a lot of promotional work in over the years.

    Now that it is downgraded again, I'm getting busy and working to make it better again. I'm hoping that while I'm doing that Google decides to raise it back up in its search again.

    Keep at doing all of the normal hard work on your site. Promote it without using any Black Hat and eventually the traffic won't be coming from just one source.

    I see jacharless already gave you this same advice.

    1. profile image0
      jlcustompcposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I have heard rumors that google will hit you hard for backlinking to content that is not related to your site.....example; say you go to a forum about monster trucks and you put your home page in your sig but you homepage is about flowers well that's an unnatural back link. I am hearing people say when you link your site on a non related site you need to do no follow......the problem is google can see through the no follow. So really you just have to be super careful.

      1. facebookpokerguy profile image64
        facebookpokerguyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        they won't "hit" you, they will reduce the link juice that it passes from this links, it will either wont bring any good for your site or almost no improvement in terms of SEO, it won't hit you cause if it did a negative effect google would give incentives to companies to spamm the !#!# out of their competitors t o reduce their rankins, simply you won't bennefit from non related links or you will benefit almost nothing of it

  10. facebookpokerguy profile image64
    facebookpokerguyposted 6 years ago

    I wrote as well an article due to the fact of so many people talking about this, if you want to learn more about panda and penguin and dont get confused and also the best practices to avoid being slaped by them

    http://facebookpokerguy.hubpages.com/hu … -Different

 
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