- High bounce rate
- Low time on site
- Low site speed (loading time)
- Small content - Less that 200 words
- Keyword stuffing - More than 5%
- Selling links
- Improper site structure
- Lots of broken links
- Bad site navigation
- Low quality content
- Too many ads
- Pop-Up ads
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Do A Simple Site SearchDo a simple site search in Google to see if all your pages are still indexed or if any of the posts have been removed from the search engine due to the panda update.Just go to Google search and type in "Site:yourdomain.com", for example - "Site:techgau.org".
If you see that the number of pages in Google that has been indexed is approximately equal to the number of posts you have created, then you probably have not been hit by a panda penalty.But if you see a massive difference in the number of posts made by you and the number of posts in the Google search index, then you have probably been hit by the Panda update.
Make sure that you correct your pages that have been de-indexed.Here are some things that you can do to ensure that you correct the de-indexed pages -
- Make the content more informative and increase the quality
- Remove unnecessary use of keywords
- Remove links to bad neighborhoods, or at-least make them a "nofollow" link.
- Link to relevant inner pages of your blog so that bounce rate reduces.
Check Page Speed
Here are some tips to increase page speed -
- Remove unnecessary Java Scripts
- Remove unnecessary widgets and tools
- Do not have too many images on your web pages
- Do not have too much CSS coding
So these are some of the ways to Check Google Panda Penalty, if you know of any other methods, then please leave a comment below.We appreciate all your comments.
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