28 May '12, 12pm

65% Of SEOs Hurt By Google's Penguin Update

About a month ago, we polled our readers asking how they were impacted by the Google Penguin update. We have well over a 1,000 responses and I wanted to share them with you. Keep in mind, those who were negatively impacted are probably more likely to take the poll. That being said, 65% said they were negatively impacted by Penguin, while only 13% said they were positively impacted. This is way more than the Panda update where only 40% said they were negatively impacted by the Panda update. Again, it depends who takes the poll but huge differences. Note, Panda was a larger update and should have been felt by more sites on the web. But Penguin was likely targeting specific SEO techniques, because it was originally named the over optimization penalty . Forum discussion continued at Google+ , WebmasterWorld , DigitalPoint Forums , Cre8asite Forums and Google Webmaster Help . T...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/penguin-poll-15207.html

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