Pigeon Updates Roll-out in The UK, Australia, & Canada to Impact Local Search Results
Post Date :: 2014 December 24Category :: Google Pigeon Update

With the release of Pigeon updates in Canada, Australia, and the UK, the search giant Google has made it clear that it is extremely serious in making itself more productive and user-friendly. Initially, introduced on July 24, 2014 for U.S English results, the ”Pigeon updates” is an important SEO algorithm by Google to offer more relevant, useful, and accurate local search results that are tied more closely to traditional web search ranking signals.

Google has officially confirmed that their local Pigeon updates, which was initially launched in the U.S. only, has now expanded over last week to the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. If you want to know whether the Pigeon updates will penalize your website or not, then feel free to contact the SEO experts at Webstralia, Australia, for a free analysis of your website and to frame a powerful SEO strategy in 2015.

The news about the pigeon updates rollout in the UK, Canada, and Australia came in highlight when BrightLcoal first spotted the changes and inquired about the same. In reply, a Google spokesperson confirmed that these updates have rolled out in Canada, Australia, and the UK. The pigeon SEO updates by Google was released with the aim to offer more productive and precise local search results. The pigeon update is expected to affect local shopping traffic for many businesses in Canada, Australia, and the UK. One more thing that google made clear with the release of Pigeon updates is that from now onwards you can expect sudden SEO updates even during the holiday seasons.

After the release of Panda and Penguin updates during the holiday season (Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday), pigeon is another major update by Google during the holiday season. As a result of these updates, local search results rankings and some local businesses may observe a decrease or increase in website referrals, lead and business from the change. Google has not commented on the percent of queries nailed by the Pigeon updates; however, if you have noticed any referral changes or ranking changes for your local business, then feel to contact search engine optimization company like Webstralia.

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