Understanding Google algorithm updates and analyzing traffic changes on your website can be fine art plus a bit of magic. Thankfully, some of our favorite experts and the folks at Google have provided us with some tips and guidance when it comes to demystifying understanding the Google algorithm and search traffic changes.

Understanding the Google Algorithm

Food Blogger Pro Podcast

SEO Expert, Casey Markee, discussed a wide range of topics including tracking Google updates, Search Console, analyzing traffic drops, and more.

Be Prepared; Rankings and Traffic Will Fluctuate

Top Hat Rank Blog

Insight into why search engine rankings and traffic will fluctuate when a significant algorithm update occurs.

How to survive and thrive in a Google helpful content world

Search Engine Journal

This helpful article by Casey Markee of Mediawyse provides actionable tips for recovering traffic after the September 2023 Helpful Content Update.

What site owners should know about Google’s core updates

Google Search Central

This is the information that the team at Google wants you to know about core search algorithm updates. A “must read”!

Analyzing Drops in Traffic

SEO for Publishers Webinar, Episode 13

Why a site’s traffic might fluctuate, impacts of Google core updates, and tips and techniques to remedy traffic drops.

A Forensic Look at Google Analytics

SEO for Publishers Webinar, Episode 21

Grab your detective glasses and get ready to diagnose your own traffic drops using Google Analytics. In this episode of SEO For Bloggers, we had a very special guest help walk us through the various data points and opportunities inside of Google Analytics, answering your GA and GA4 questions. Learn where your traffic is coming from (and where it’s not) in this data-filled episode.

Analyzing Google Search traffic drops

Google Search Central

How to use the Search Console Performance report and Google Trends to start debugging Search traffic drops.

Q1 Algorithm Updates: Diagnosing and Recovering Traffic Loss

SEO for Publishers Webinar, Episode 32

In this episode of SEO for Bloggers, the SEO experts focused on overcoming the challenges posed by the recent Google algorithm updates and adapting to the changes using SEO strategies to update your content for traffic recovery.

Google: One Part of Site Can Hurt Entire Site Quality

Search Engine Journal

John Mueller discussed, in January of 2022, how Google assesses websites for site quality.

Understanding Changes in Search Traffic (Paid Course)

Food Blogger Pro Course

This paid course will help you understand why changes in traffic happen, how to analyze those changes, what tools you can use to analyze your traffic patterns, how to deal with changes in traffic and more.