15 Jul '15, 10am

Panda and Penguin Are Not Penalties

A manual penalty is manually applied by a member of Google's webspam team. An algorithmic filter is an automatic thing. You can't file for reconsideration to get an algorithmic filter removed. With a manual penalty, once you’ve cleaned up, and successfully requested reconsideration, the penalty is lifted. With an algorithmic filter, you need to improve your site and then wait for the algorithm (Penguin or Panda) to either update or refresh and reassess your site. A manual penalty is either on or off. There can be cases where a severe penalty can be downgraded to a less severe one such as having a sitewide unnatural links penalty downgraded to a partial but in general a manual penalty is either there or it's not. But, with an algorithmic filter, you can be affected to different degrees. Not all algorithmic hits are drastic. There is no way of telling whether you are being d...

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/opinion/2417484/panda-an...

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