If you recall, last Thursday, April 8, 2021 Google released a major product reviews update. Please familiarize yourself with iloveseo’s reporting on this update.
It’s been a rocky ride for so far, and industry chatter tells us that many sites have been negatively affected by the update.
For a quick recap: the update was supposed to target product and service review sites. The long and short of it is that one sentence reviews such as, “This product is great!” are no longer good enough.
Google had said the update would shake things up quite well, and indeed it has. It’s looking like there will be major ramifications for product review sites along with affiliate sites.
This is a quick overview of WebmasterWorld.com discussions on this update:
Clearly, the Product Reviews Update Has Been Significant
Based on these comments alone, it appears that The Product Reviews update has left many wondering exactly what the long term impacts will be.
We will continue observing what’s happening in the SERPs and as we move forward we’ll make sure to keep all of our loyal readers updated.