Welcome to Issue # 16. Once again I am a bit late with this issue as it normally comes out on the first Tuesday of the month. I should just shoot for the first week of the month instead as things always seem to get in the way. At any rate I’ve got a great issue today with some SEO/SEM questions and answers as well some of the top search stories that occurred last month. The featured article this month entitled “Avoiding Search Engine Penalties or Getting Out From Under Them,” explores the issue of getting penalized or banned by a search engine and what to do if that happens to you. Let’s get to it.