According to SearchEngineLand a top stop for all SEO and web marketing types the algorithm for Google raknings has changed. Much more attention will be plaid to the content on your site then how many sites link to yours. The effort here is suppose to increase the quality of the content that we seek when we go visit a website. Their guidelines, or the (Google Webmaster Help guide) has changed a few words..
It used to say:
In general, webmasters can improve the rank of their sites by increasing the number of high-quality sites that link to their pages.
Now it says:
In general, webmasters can improve the rank of their sites by creating high-quality sites that users will want to use and share.
The change actually goes back to mid May. It was kind of snuck in there, but someone found it.
There is actually a place that keeps track of all of this, or can do comparisons over time–(article coming)– There is further support on this change from a video where Matt Cutts (head of Google’s web spam fighting team) answers a question on what can be done to help a website. The video is below:
What this means is put out great stuff on your website. New and refreshing content that the user wants to see and really the reason they came in the first place. This is something that I can help you with or provide you with some (links)… to get you started. Enjoy.