---- Poor Newsletter Open Rate Causes Ranking Penalty?
incrediBILL - 5:09 am on May 31, 2011 (gmt 0)
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Reports coming in that how members of your newsletter act on your emails in Gmail could allegedly have a direct impact on your SERPs!
Early April was the second round of Panda algorithm changes. With some additional digging, I got a tip from someone at Google who indicated Google was penalizing JakeLudington.com with some new measurements that penalize email behaviors for domains. In talking with a number of other online publishers who were also hit with a stiff penalty, including LockerGnome, it appears that one common theme is that we all have email newsletters.