If your website has ever been hit with a Google penalty, you know firsthand how detrimental it can be to your site and your ratings. Word of advice, get rid of those bad links before they can do anymore damage. But what happens after you remove these links? Does your site automatically rise back up? Does the penalty go away immediately after? I’m here to tell you what to expect after you’ve done your part in removing either a partial manual action penalty, a sitewide manual action penalty, or escaping Google’s Penguin algorithm.