Tag Archives: Google Penalty

Check Out The Google Penalty Server

In the responsive design hangout, Google’s John Mueller was sharing his browser and one of his most recent tabs in the Chrome browser has the title tag “Penalty Server.”

You can see a screen shot of it below…

8 Tools For Google Penalty Recovery

Have you been hit by a penalty, or perhaps suspect as much? If so, columnist Chris Marentis recommends these diagnostic tools for identifying, assessing, and fixing site issues.

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Google Ventures-Backed RetailMeNot Climbs Out Of Its Google Penalty

What changes did RetailMeNot make to recover from the Google Panda algorithm? It is unclear but their rankings did bounce back.

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Is Google Penalizing Websites With Disallowed Pages? by @jamespars0ns

Recently, I had a client come to me with a very interesting Google penalty. They had made a few changes to their site, nothing major, mostly tweaks to usability and layout. After these changes, their site dropped in rank. Curious, I went through each of their changes, a short list. Moving a button? Not an issue. Condensing a couple pages, properly redirected? All fine. The only possible issue I could see was, as it turned out, their contact page. This client of mine had decided to be a little fancy with their contact page and put the information in a […]

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Is Your Website Being Indexed Properly by Google? by @barriesmithii

One of the most common problems experienced when trying to rank in Google, is that your website is not currently being indexed correctly. If this is the case, it means Google is failing to access your web pages to index your site’s content effectively. To check whether your site is efficiently crawled and listed, you will need to log into your Google Webmaster Tools and check the “Google index” tab. There you will find the total number of pages the search engine has indexed. If you see a drop in the number of these pages, you are likely to experience a […]

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Google Makes Penalty Mistakes: The Buffer Story

Buffer’s Courtney Seiter posted on the Buffer blog that they had an unusual Google Penalty that resulted in a 90% drop in organic Google traffic to the site. The issue had nothing to do with the Buffer web site, but rather a bug with Google, according to Courtney. Courtney said they noticed…



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SearchCap: Google Penalty, AdWords Website Call Conversions & Pigeon Fears

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Launches Ability To Track “Website Call Conversions” In AdWords Today, Google launched a what’s likely to become a popular new feature for many AdWords…



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eBay Admits Google Penalty Had A “Dramatic Impact” On Earnings

Back in May we reported that eBay had some sort of penalty that hit their Google search visibility by about 50%. That is major but now we somewhat know how major.

Danny Sullivan reports on Search Engine Land that it may have costed them $200 million…

Google Penalty Hits eBay’s Bottom Line, May Cost Up To $200 Million In Revenue

Earlier this year, eBay was hit with a search penalty by Google. The loss of traffic resulting from that has been noticeable enough that eBay acknowledged it in a financial call this week, suggesting it may have cost up to $200 million in revenue. eBay also said it plans to improve its efforts in…



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