Google Penalty

This is a question I get asked a lot. I would say that if your site was doing great without using any black hat SEO and then you hired some old school SEO company who fired thousands of worthless links at your site which got you penalised the answer is no. If however your site [...]

This is a 12 Step guide to help you recover from both Google Algorithmic Penguin Penalties and Google Manual Penguin Penalties If you were to wind the clock back to the beginning of 2012 and ask almost any Search Engine Optimizer (SEO) how to rank on the first page of Google, they would have told [...]

Everyone in the SEO world has been speculating about the next Google Penguin update. I must admit I was expecting a 2 year anniversary update sometime around April 21st-23rd, but it never happened. I thought I would have some insight into it, especially as I am hanging around with some top notch SEO dudes at [...]

This is straight from the Facebook account of Christoph C Cemper, founder of Link Research Tools. Here it goes: great user feedback today; "I just wanted to let you know that yesterday Google notified us that they have revoked the manual action against us (see below) First I want to say we could not have [...]

The site in this example has been hit by Google Penguin 2.0 in May 2013 and then got hit again by Google Penguin 2.1 in October 2013. It lost a massive amount of traffic in May, but by the time Penguin 2.1 came along it had lost pretty much all its traffic. Penguin 2.1 was [...]

I had an email from somebody yesterday who I believe is suffering from a Google Penguin 2.1 Penalty. I replied personally to her, but I thought there was some interesting points in there so I have made a more general version to go on the blog here. Here is her email with my answers and [...]

Getting a Google Penguin Penalty removed is not an easy thing to do, but this is what we can do... Do a full back link analysis and provide a report of toxic, suspicious and healthy links. Create a Disavow file for you to upload. Write a reconsideration request using a template that is known to [...]