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Posts Tagged ‘Removed’

Case Study: How We Removed a Massive Manual Google Penalty in 5 Steps

November 8, 2015  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Anna_of_PSD2HTMLThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc.When I joined the PSD2HTML team in November 2014, the site had been suffering from a manual penalty related to spammy backlinks for over a year. They'd tried everything to promote a recovery, but nothing worked. They were ready to admit defeat. The penalty resulted in the loss of over 80% of their organic traffic. The story of how this happened...

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Experiment: We Removed a Major Website from Google Search, for Science!

August 13, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard The folks at Groupon surprised us earlier this summer when they reported the results of an experiment that showed that up to 60% of direct traffic is organic. In order to accomplish this, Groupon de-indexed their site, effectively removing themselves from Google search results. That's crazy talk! Of course, we knew we had to try this ourselves. We rolled up our sleeves and chose to de-index Followerwonk, both for its consistent Google traffic and its good analytics setup—that way we could properly measure everything. We were also confident we could quickly bring the site back into Google's results, which minimized the business risks. (We...

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After a Link-Based Penalty is Removed, Will Your Traffic Increase?

March 27, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by MarieHaynes Are you familiar with the feeling of dread that comes with seeing this message in Webmaster Tools? Or perhaps, you haven't received a message, but have seen something like this in your analytics: If you've received a traffic drop because of a link-based Google penalty, the results can be devastating. There are many articles written on what steps can be taken to recover, but not many on what to expect once you have done the work...

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How to Research Local Citations After Google Removed them from Places

Posted by randfishLate last week, in a move that was apparently spurred by threats of an FTC investigation, Google removed third-party reviews and listings from their Places pages in the Local/Maps results. This change was intended to help thwart complaints by sources like Yelp, TripAdvisor and Citysearch who claimed that Google unfairly used their content to make the Places pages results useful without compensation or traffic. Below is a visual of the change via the WSJ: Impact on Local/Maps/Places SEO Unfortunately, this move has a strong negative consequence for SEOs, web marketers and local businesses trying to improve their...

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