Google Penguin & Panda Algorithm Updates Bring SEO into the Light

In the past few weeks and months, Google has made fundamental changes to how its algorithms rank webpages for search, creating both hope and discord in the SEO industry. I hear tales of websites tanking on their rankings and dropping significant web traffic because they have an abundance of poor quality backlinks (links from other sites pointing to their site) which they may have paid for or exchanged for over time. Equally, I’m seeing sites rise up in the rankings, based on good content and well-chosen keywords (relevant search terms people are likely to use to find a site).
We are in the midst of change on the internet search frontier.
The Google Penguin Update, released on April 24, 2012, lowered the […]