Impact of Google Changes on SERP – Mayday and Google Instant

Google May Day Algorithm Change
A major change in Google search algorithm took place in May 2010. The algorithm has been tweaked for long tail queries such that higher quality sites appear in SERP.

Individual long tail queries would not provide much traffic, but in aggregate can provide a significant amount of traffic. Large sites with product pages that would not have individual links into them, be several clicks from the home page or be hidden behind search forms (dynamic pages), and may not have unique and value-added content on them would be impacted. Smaller sites with good or even better unique content, but with few incoming links, and attracting little traffic should be benefited. Read more

SEO for Bing and Yahoo post merger by Ananya SEO Company

After Yahoo and Bing announced their partnership for PPC advertising and organic search services in 2009, the landscape of internet search engines, their ranking order and nature of SEO work required of webmasters has changed dramatically.

Up till now, webmasters had to contend with four major search engines – Google, Yahoo, ASK and MSN. With the release of Microsoft’s Bing in 2009, the market shares Google and Yahoo went down by few percentage points. In July 2010, comScore reported  Google share of searches in US at  65% with Yahoo far behind at 16.7%.
Microsoft’s Bing search engine got 11 percent share.

In August 2010, Bing and Yahoo announced the transition of search infrastructure of Yahoo to Bing for results in English in North America – U.S and Canada. Users in these two countries will see ‘powered by Bing’ in small point size when they search in Yahoo  for Web pages,  image, and video on both desktop and mobile devices. The two companies, Yahoo and Bing, have not announced roll out dates for other countries, but by the year 2012, expect search queries in Yahoo to be driven by Bing index for all countries. Read more