Over the weekend, there was some discussion about a possible algorithm change or update at Google, and there was some speculation about whether it could be Panda or Penguin related. Yesterday afternoon, Matt Cutts, Engineer and head of Google’s Web Spam team, announced via Twitter that “Google is rolling out our Panda 4.0 update starting today.”
Any time Google makes an algorithm update where an announcement is warranted, you can bet that there are changes that will impact many websites. A while back there was an exact match domain update, and I believe that had an impact on the domain name aftermarket. Over the last year or so, I’ve heard from several prospects who mentioned that keyword domain names aren’t as important for SEO. Perhaps that was simply a negotiation tactic, but regardless, if people think they aren’t as valuable, they won’t pay as much.
I don’t know whether the Panda 4.0 algorithm update will impact