In case you missed our ‘What is an Algorithm’ post, an algorithm is a code that tells a computer what to do and how to do it. Algorithms have an effect on the work that Your Goodguys do, as we constantly need to be aware of the factors which will impact on our clients’ rankings in search engine results. Technology never stands still, and so these factors are ever-changing.
An algorithm is essentially a code which tells a computer what to do; before a computer will carry out any function, you must first write a program that it will then execute. Not only do you choose what the computer will do, but you choose how the computer will do it.