I’ll be sharing best practices for assessing and recovering banned sites this next Wednesday at WebmasterWorld Pubcon Las Vegas.
It’s pretty hard to get ‘accidentally’ banned by Google these days. Either someone reports your site for a borderline technique or you are knowingly pushing the boundaries and trigger a flag with the engines. In both cases, there is intent.
We’ve been through the process of advising our friends and clients for the recovery of hundreds of banned sites. It’s not always pretty, but I’ll share what we’ve learned in the process.
In this presentation, I’ll show the most “mortal” sins, and those that generally fall in the “forgivable” category. I’ll share what tools to use to assess your situation and give you one of my own analysis scripts. We’ll end with a sample of an effective re-inclusion letter (modified from Todd Malicoat’s example posted on Search Engine Watch).