How to stay up-to-date with Google Updates

To hone your SEO skills, and make sure your website doesn’t fall into Google’s bad books, it’s important for you to stay up-to-date with the Google Updates as they are released. Fortunately, almost every time a major update is released, those updates are reported on by the entire SEO community and often publicly discussed and confirmed by Google staff.

A long, extended history of Google’s Updates would fill this entire blog, but with the resources below, you can always stay abreast of the new Google updates as they are rolled out.

This is essential knowledge for anyone practicing SEO, at a beginner or an advanced level.

Matt Cutts Twitter Feed – Matt Cutts is the head of the Google webspam team, so by following Matt Cutts, you can regularly hear about the Google Updates direct from the source. Matt often announces Google Updates through his Twitter feed, which is a must-read for all budding SEO professionals.

Google Updates by Search Engine Round Table – Search Engine Round Table is one of the industry’s leading blogs on SEO. At the page above, you can browse all of the latest articles on the Google Updates as they are published by this leading authority.

Webmaster Central Blog – The Webmaster Central Blog by Google commonly discusses new updates as they are released. They also provide recommendations for SEO best practices to be used by webmasters.