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Google Penguin 4.0 Update-What Is It All About?

The wait is over the new Google Penguin 4.0 update is here.

What is penguin?

The first penguin update was first launched in the month of April and in the year 2012. Penguin was made to capture websites that are spamming the search results. Especially those websites that are using scheme links to change their rankings in search results. Penguin eliminates inorganic links. Before these inorganic links were devalued and may need to be replaced so it can be recovered in the search rankings. The process for the recovery takes a long time. A good thing there was a penguin update.

Penguin 4.0 is the newest and the last penguin update.

Here are the newest features of Penguin 4.0:

All of the websites all over the world will experience the same impact of penguin 4.0, because they were released in all of the countries all over the world at the same time.

The new penguin 4.0 update is now real time. This actually means that every time google updates the rankings of every page changes and even its information. So any kind of action on the website can easily and quickly be noticed even if it is positive or negative.

Because the new penguin 4.0 update is now real time you can easily and quickly recover from the Google penalty. In case your site receives a google penalty, you can quickly see results, if you improve and remove the harmful links on your website and when google is done recrawling your website.

The new penguin 4.0 is not a filter but is a part of the core algorithm of Google. This is the reason why it is the last update. This is why you will just need to regularly check
the backlink profile of your website.

The new Penguin 4.0 is more granular. Which means that the algorithm is more focused on certain pages that has bad and toxic links instead of focusing at the whole website. This is why you must regularly check the pages of your website.

Here are the things that you can do in order for you not to get penalized:

You need to closely check your position in SERPs. You need to have email alerts so you can always be informed in case your position changes. Do not only track the keywords that is used for your ranking, but other subdivision keywords.

Make sure that your backlink profile is clean and healthy. Check new and old backlinks on a regular basis. It is important that you audit the backlink of your whole website. Since the penguin 4.0 update is granular.