I believe your articles have a better chance of having higher results, and more traffic after Panda than before if you have been writing clean, original articles and have been posting them naturally, and naturally allowing a link structure to occur, not by forcing links and buying them on networks, but instead getting links because people read your articles and want to share them, either by re-posting them on their sites, or by sending a link to them in an email to their following, either on an email list, in a social media site like Facebook, or just a personal email.
So what is the future of article marketing? I believe that the Asia Email List key to effective article marketing from here out is to do what Google has intended for probably as long as they have had an opinion of content online: write original, useful content and allow it to naturally propagate by telling people about it.
If is lousy content, no one will share it, and it won't get ranked. Fair enough, right?And if it is good content, that people really like, they will share it and you will get rankings. They will share it with people, you will get links, you will get Google+'ed, you will get traffic, and you will get rankings.