60+ Google Hummingbird Resources

60+ Google Hummingbird Resources

Google’s recent update causing a stir in the SEO community was named Hummingbird, representing a new “engine” for the search giant. SEO’s around the world have been writing about Hummingbird, speculating its effect, providing tips on how to succeed and theorizing on what’s next. For marketers it can be hard to keep up after being barraged with so much information. Below you’ll find all the resources you need when it comes to the Hummingbird update. How was content marketing affected? What should SEOs be concerned with now? Any changes in the world of social media? How about PPC or mobile search? The articles organized below can help you sift through the chatter and find answers to all your Hummingbird questions.

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Content Marketing

Google Hummingbird: How It’s Revolutionizing Content Development in the Legal Industry by Daily Deal Media November 12th, 2013

2014 SEO Playbook: Google Hummingbird, Content & Authority by Tom Schmitz on SearchEngineLand.com November 7th, 2013

What Google’s Hummingbird Update Means for Content Marketers by Jon Henshaw on Yahoo Small Business October 23rd, 2013

How Does the Hummingbird Update Affect Content Marketing? By Ron VanPeursem on SocialMediaToday.com October 17th, 2013

What is Google’s Hummingbird Update & Why is it Important for Content Marketers? By Greg Shuey on Stryde.com November 5th, 2013

A Review of Google’s Hummingbird Update for SEOs and Content Marketers by Marcus Sheridan on TheSalesLion.com October 1st, 2013

Keep Your Website Content Ranking After Google Hummingbird: 8 Tips by Paul Hill on ContentMarketingInstitute.com October 9th, 2013

How Does Google Hummingbird Affect Your Content Marketing Strategy? By Kalpesh Guard on SEOClarity.net

Why Good Content and Google’s Hummingbird Update Will Live in Harmony by Jan Beery on KBKCommunications.com

What Google Hummingbird Means for Content Marketers by Paul Sanders on MarketingProfs.com October 10th, 2013

What Google Hummingbird Means for Your Content Strategy by Jayson DeMers on SearchEngineJournal.com October 29th, 2013

Link Building

Did Hummingbird Eat Link Building? By Nate Dame on SearchEngineLand.com October 11th, 2013

How Will Google’s Hummingbird Impact Link Building? By Aarti Ohri on Tamar.com November 1st, 2013

How to Adjust Your Link Building Strategy for Google Hummingbird by Sarah Beth on ContentEqualsMoney.com November 8, 2013

Does Hummingbird Affect Links? By Alyson Harrold on Online-Sales-Marketing.com October 11th, 2013

Hummingbird and the Future of SEO and Link Building by Joel Nugent on Biznetis.net October 16th, 2013

Moz Q&A Forum: What link building strategies should I adopt after hummingbird update? November 11th, 2013

Hummingbird and Link Building by Carrie-Ann Sudlow on carrieannsudlow.co.uk October 17th, 2013

Five Ways Google Hummingbird Will Affect Link Building by Paul Teitelman on gseo.net October 21st, 2013

How Will Google Hummingbird Impact Links? Here are 6 Ways by Eric Ward on SearchEngineLand.com October 8th, 2013

Keyword Secrets to Link Building After Hummingbird, Penguin and Panda by Eric Ward on Wordtracker.com November 7th, 2013


Should You change Your SEO Strategies in Light of Google Hummingbird? Video by Arnie Kuenn on VerticalMeasures.com November 13th, 2013

How Google is Changing Long-Tail Search with Efforts Like Hummingbird by Rand Fishkin on Moz.com October 18th, 2013

How to Make Hummingbird Your Ally with Long Tail Keywords by Sherry Lamoreaux November 4th, 2013

What Google ‘Hummingbird’ Means for Your SEO Strategy by Asher Elran on Entrepreneur.com November 15th, 2013

A Flock of Hummingbird SEO Comments by Hari Raghavan on Act-On.com October 24th, 2013

How Does Google’s Hummingbird Affect Your SEO [infographic] by Sean Clark on SeanClark.com October 12th, 2013

Don’t Let Your SEO Stutter Just Because Hummingbird is a Flutter by Kaity Nakagoshi on Business2Community.com October 14th, 2013

How to Strategize for Google’s Hummingbird by Aaron Aders on Inc.com October 11th, 2013

Google Hummingbird & The Keyword: What You Need to Know To Stay Ahead by Jim Yu on SearchEngineLand.com November 5th, 2013

An SEO Guide to the Google Hummingbird Update by Don Dodds on HuffingtonPost.com October 16th, 2013

Should You Change Your SEO Strategy Because of Google Hummingbird? By Asher Elran on Kissmetrics.com November 12th, 2013

Google Hummingbird: Do We Need to Change Our Approach to SEO? By Ayush Singh on CrazyEgg.com November 14th, 2013

Social Media

What Everybody Missed About Hummingbird: Social Signals by Eric Enge on SearchEngineLand.com November 11th, 2013.

Will Hummingbird Affect Social Media? By Mark Evans on Sysomos.com October 25th, 2013

SEO, Hummingbird and Social Media: What’s Old is New Again? By Bizzieliving.com November 4th, 2013

How Does Google’s Hummingbird Update Impact Social Media Marketers? By Marcela De Vivo on Yahoo Small Business October 29th, 2013

Google Hummingbird and Social Media by Jennifer on YourSocialMediaHour.com October 22nd, 2013

Google Hummingbird Tries to Remove the Masks by Chris Abraham on SocialMedia.biz November 12th, 2013

Now Hummingbird is Social? By Chase on ClicksandClients.com November 14th, 2013

Google’s Hummingbird and the Importance of Social Signals by Sam Harrelson November 12th, 2013

How Google’s Hummingbird Will Soon Resonate with Social Signals by IncreaseYourRank.com November 14th, 2013


Things, not strings: How Google’s new Hummingbird algorithm sets the stage for the future of mobile search by Ricardo Bilton on VentureBeat.com October 2nd, 2013

Hummingbird: Hints to the Future of Google Search by Bill Fukui on Page1Solutions.com November 6th, 2013

Hummingbird’s Affect on Mobile Searches on Thoughtwiremobileandwebsites.com November 1st, 2013

3 Tips to Optimize Mobile Ecommerce Sites for Google’s Hummingbird Update by Eric Phillips on Hubspot October 29th, 2013

15 Minute Mornings: Google Hummingbird and The Intent of Human Search by Ken Suzuki on Velocidi.com

How Hummingbird Affects Mobile: 5 Top Experts’ Insights by Bart De Pelsmaeker on Readz.com October 12th, 2013

Hummingbird Helping Long Tail and Mobile Content by Leslie Poston on FlightPath.com November 13th, 2013


What the Hummingbird Algorithm Update Means for Paid Search by Scott Ensign on Dacgroup.com October 31st, 2013

What Does Hummingbird Mean for Adwords/PPC by Joroen Maljers on Swydo.com September 27th, 2013

How Will Google’s Hummingbird Update Impact PPC? By Cassie Allinger on DrivingSales.com October 11th, 2013

Hummingbird Update May Drive Up PPC Costs by Ryan Lambeth on Yahoo.com October 17th, 2013

Penguins, Pandas and Hummingbirds Oh My or, Mobile Ads Get Tweaked in Google’s Latest Search Update by Scott Sanfilippo September 29th, 2013

How the Google Keyword Not Provided Update Affects PPC by Zach Etten on VerticalMeasures.com October 10th, 2013

General Hummingbird Posts

3 Things You Should Know About Google’s New Search Algorithm by Samantha Owens Pyle on BizJournals.com November 12th, 2013

5 Hummingbird Must Do’s for Businesses by Shepard Morrow on Business2Community.com November 12th, 2013

Why Google’s New Hummingbird Algorithm is Good News for Serious Content Creators by Eric Enge on Copyblogger.com October 21st, 2013

5 Myths About Google’s Hummingbird by Joe Hall on InternetMarketingNinjas.com October 17th, 2013

Google Changes Search to Handle More Complex Queries by Claire Cain Miller on NyTimes.com September 26th, 2013

Why Google’s Hummingbird Algorithm Isn’t for the Birds by Grant Simmons on SearchEngineWatch.com November 13th, 2013

Google’s Hummingbird Update is More Significant than Businesses Think by Geoff Ian Parker on SiteProNews.com November 15th, 2013

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