29 May '13, 3pm

Google Penguin 2.0 Casualties: Why Sites Got Hit

Google Penguin 2.0 Casualties: Why Sites Got Hit

It's now been one week since Google Penguin 2.0 went live . Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts promised the new generation of Penguin would go deeper, and it seems to have lived up to that promise. Here are some early findings from sites hit by Penguin. Does Google Penguin 2.0 Go Deeper on Spammy Links? Last year after Google Penguin 1.0 launched, Glenn Gabe at G-Squared Interactive did an analysis of sites that lost traffic and rankings, and I covered in "Google Penguin Update: 5 Types of Link Issues Harming Some Affected Websites ". Those link issues were: Paid text links using exact match anchor text. Comment spam. Guest posts on questionable sites. Article marketing sites. Links from dangerous sites. Gabe is back with a new Penguin analysis that confirms Google is now looking at more than links to the home page. He examined the content and link profiles of 13 s...

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