Track Google Algorithm Update with these 4 Free Tools!

When is the next Panda or penguin update starting? There are several tools that track Google algorithm changes by analyzing search engine rankings and search results for thousands of websites and top keywords. How can you predict search algorithm changes when they start? Well these tools closely monitor keywords and can let you know when the next Panda or penguin update in starting, before the webmaster forum chatter starts.

Latest Google Algorithm Changes

1. Mozcast – keeps a daily track of changes in the Google algorithm. Using special metrics called Delta10 and Delta100, they crunch the top 10 results across a 1000 keywords and keep comparing them daily. The result displays as a temperature with an average day being 70°F. A hotter and stormy weather signifies major changes in Google algorithms and huge search engine result changes in last 24 hours.


2. SERPs Volatility Index –  it is a daily index of 1000+ sites which lets you spot Google and Yahoo index volatility as it happens. It can give results for both 30 day and 90 day volatility and compares it with moving averages. SEO experts love to track these sudden Google index fluxes. You can also compare your site with these indices on trial basis.

serps volatility index

3. US (.com) SERP Fluctuation – It provides the flux in Google, Yahoo and Bing search results compared with the 30 day median results. The 30 day flux charts can be set to show 100 top results or page one search results only. It measures the US results for the .com domain names only.

serp flux

serp flux top100 search

4. Algoroo – this tool smartly tracks Google algorithm changes by tracking turbulence in keywords rankings of thousands of select keywords. When the bars become red and are high, it means huge Google algorithm changes are underway and search engine ranking has changed across thousands of top keywords.

algoroo google algorithm

algoroo google bars

As you can see all these Google algorithm tracking tools are noticing huge changes in Google search engine rankings over the last few days  – SEO experts are aware that another Google Panda or Penguin update going on … I also track these 4 SEO tools to see global search changes when I notice our site traffic changes.


  1. parkerwills says:

    Its been so long waiting and waiting for the Google to update the page rank algorithm; now you have given an insight of the tools to show up the Googles’s algorithm change!!

    I do hope that this will be a pleasant news for a little bit satisfaction!! But this brings up more curiosity too.

  2. Susan Connor Lewis says:

    Wondering it these changes are representative of the yet to be named ‘pigeon’ algorithm making its presence felt.

    Either way I am appreciative to this insight re the tools presented and endeavor to learn how to use them as as of tomorrow they will be in use.

  3. Bhavia says:

    Thanks for sharing this tool. I think this will help us to get prepared for the major changes that’s on its way. I have never used any of these tools before, I wonder how reliable are these results.

  4. Rana says:

    Thanks for sharing this tools. thats really important for me .

  5. Derron B. says:

    Thanks for the great tools. As another poster has already responded, no if Google would do a pagerank update.

  6. raja says:

    thanx for this awesome post.this tools are really good for getting uptodate with google.
    again thanx for sharing such a great info

  7. David @ The Blog Writers says:

    Nice! I’m a bit tired of seeing the effects of these algorthm changes when it’s just a bit too late. I like this proactive approach.

  8. Bengt says:

    Still a SEO rookie I did not know about these four tools. And probably they get you a hint what the mysterious Google is up to …

  9. Mr Sumit says:

    Thanks for sharing this. Even i don’t know Google works under these updates. Penguin is best for the web-bloger but panda is not. Is i’m right ?

  10. Tom Miller says:

    I am a novice and have never heard about this tool, but probably I will start using them for my next project. Thanks!

  11. Craig says:

    Thanks for this. It’s always good to get a heads up. I’m normally a week behind realising there’s been a change!

  12. John Allen says:

    I think Google+ is best sharing tool and Google announces new tools for publisher sites to increase their visibility in Google News. and

  13. Braze says:

    I think Google does a very good job at keeping their searchbot up to date, cant say the same of facebook’s security tho.. Anybody heard about in the news lately? hacking facebook accounts and such?

  14. Mich says:

    Mozcast is definitely the best one I believe.

  15. Jigar says:

    Hi Mr P. Chandra,
    I was searching for such tools for a long time but couldn’t find them.
    Thank you so much for sharing the four tools to get Google Algorithm Updates on daily basis. I will definitely going to use them. Thanks again.

  16. bermudadigitall says:

    Great Post.

    When ever new Google updates happen and it is toughest thing to maintain the keyword position in right manner. Using these tool will try to get some information about Google algorithm.

  17. Reston says:

    think Google does a very good job at keeping their searchbot up to date, cant say the same of facebook’s security

  18. Sam Johny says:

    This is really a good article about google algorithm flux.. now being understood the functionality of these 4 google algo tool we can have a tab on all the ups and downs on google SERP and other search engine’s ranking…and know the right consequence about significant changes on updates.

  19. Internet Local Listings says:

    This is really interesting–didn’t know there were actually tools available to track this. Thanks for posting so many options here! Definitely invaluable tools to have.

  20. Salman says:

    I don’t know others but Mozcast is the best ever to track google algo updates.

  21. jonh says:

    Thanks for sharing this tool. I think this will help us to get prepared for the major changes that’s on its way

  22. Step up says:

    I really loved reading your blog. It was well authored and easy to understand. Unlike other blogs I have read which are really not that good.Thanks alot!

  23. Pradeep says:

    Thanks for this blog because i am not aware about these google algorithm checkers tools.

  24. Peter says:

    Great article! Google is constantly changing something awesome tools to keep up with the changes. Thanks for the tips and tools

  25. Mark Jhon says:

    Which penalty are you talking about here.

  26. says:

    Hey guys! I do personally think that those tips are very usefull in world where the ranking algorithms are constantly changing there parameters. A very nice and usefull article…

  27. Dewald says:

    Every day I am learning new things about seo. Until now I did not know that these tools existed. I really like mozcast.

  28. Kevin Clarke says:

    Without these tools you can not be effective in tracking your performance. When I first started marketing online, I did not know where my transactions came from. When I started to track my performance, I was then able to focus my time in the right areas.

  29. Iulian Ghisoiu says:

    Do you know any tool which is free? I like SERPs Volatility Index tools but I don’t want to pay so much

  30. Dedi Irwansyah says:

    Thank’s for sharing tools. This is very useful for me who is still learning

  31. Tracta says:

    Let me ask you something, does google change it’s alogorithm daily? Or montly? This is the dilemna that i’ve been having for several months.

  32. Promovare Online says:

    Tracta, i think that they are changing the algorithmes once a year when the page rank resets. But i do not know for sure.

  33. madhukar says:

    Thanks for this article mate. As a blogger, I needed these tools to increase and check my stats. Helped a lot for me. Cheers Bro ! :)

  34. Kim Huges says:

    Very nice collection, Cant stop myself to say you thanks. It really helpful for bloggers

  35. bostjan says:

    I was just looking for these tools and now found it, thanks to your post. Keep on the good work!

  36. asad42 says:

    Your blog provided us with valuable information to work with. Each & every tips of your post are awesome. Keep blogging

  37. Michael Smith says:

    Generally, I prefer Algoroo and Mozcast. But now, I trust more on Algoroo. Because in past 6-7 days, moz cast is not giving accurate data of Google updates.

  38. Tractari Iasi says:

    Nice article too. And for Tracta a big plus for the question . But a guy solved the issue for me. Big Up !

  39. Sophia says:

    Earlier I do a very hard work for publishing my blogs but it show no result and then I understand why It doesn’t work becoz of google’s algorithms changes daily but now with the help of your article about the tools for knowing google algorithm daily updates. I will use it. Thanks for the sharing this great article. Cheers!

  40. Abhi Sharma says:

    I have lost my blog, which i was maintaining since 4 years ago, thanks for these tools for better performance in future.

  41. hochzeitsfotograf stuttgart says:

    hello thank your very much for the article. i am reading it 4 times because my english is not that good but now i know more about page rank updates from google. do you think the rank method is updated more regularly in future?

    thanks again and keep posting other good stuff in future!


  42. Carlos @ Elite Web Group says:

    I think MozCast and Volatility Index are pretty good ways to keep track of Algorithm Updates from Google. I’ll be trying Algoroo soon as i’ve heard quite alot about it. Thanks for sharing this post, it is quite useful.

  43. danhid says:

    Are we talking about Google algorithm?Honestly, I never heard about these tools. Good information from this post which I can use for 2015 preparation. Thank you for sharing.

  44. Bob Ransley says:

    Great post. Moz cast is always the first tool for any prediction on any upcoming Google upcoming algorithmic update or any update. I usually remain active for updates on SEO and for any online activity I always consult to

  45. Priyanka says:

    @ P Chandra
    I will use that these tools…
    mozcast and algoroo

  46. Thomas Heinz says:

    I think the tools are interesting. I’m going to try them.

  47. Kiran Kumar says:

    Thank you for sharing such a good article and all 4 tools are very good .. thanks again.

  48. A P Rahul says:

    Now days people are using MOZ TOOL for SEO , IT can gives accurate data of Google updates.!

  49. Ajay chander says:

    Great post about how to track google algorithm changes and insightful for bloggers like mine . Thank you so much for sharing up the wonderful article for bringing this up

  50. bhaskar says:

    Thank you for sharing such a good article and all 4 tools are very good .. thanks again. Algoroo is the new one for me. thanks for sharing knowledge

  51. shivanshu says:

    Penguin is best for the web-blogger but the panda is not. Is I’m right?
    thanks for sharing useful information with us.

  52. Mayra Gupta says:

    Google releases many update but unfortunately there is no official refrence from Google to get track of it.

    Although sources are available. you can follow search engine land, for such update news. This is valuable source to get track of Google update.

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