We are into the second week of 2014. All around, search experts are repeating that unique content and social sharing signals will matter the most in the coming months, as Google gets smarter and more semantic in its assessment of answers to your queries.

You could say that Google was a lot less aggressive in 2013 with updates to their search algorithm, as compared to 2012, when they were firing all guns. Moz’s change history record is testimonial to that.

Ours is not to reason why. Ours is simply to take note, understand and tweak our search, content and online positioning strategies accordingly. So without further ado, here is an infographic from E2M detailing the most important changes to Google Search in 2013:

11 Most Important Google Search Algorithm Changes In 2013

 

Where do you think Panda and Penguin will head to in 2014?