How to Deal with a Google Manual Penalty and What to Do Once It’s Been Removed!

Google search penalties have become so frequent, right? The worst part about such penalties is that your site can face the heat even if it has a single page of spam. I’m sure you heard about the manual penalty levied on Mozilla. After Google detected user-generated spam, they sent Chris More (Web Production Manager at Mozilla) a notice about the manual penalty. There are several cases like these. It’s not just small business websites or blogs that face manual penalties from time to time. Even big brands around the globe are hit with manual penalties by Google. Though you make every effort (most importantly after Google’s Panda and Penguin release), manual penalties are sometime unavoidable. Many times, you won’t even be able to know why you got into trouble. Google search penalties can be broadly categorized into – Manual Penalties Algorithmic Penalties However, in both the cases you are sure to lose keyword rankings for some or all of your site’s content, which had good rankings earlier. You may be ready to deal with a manual penalty by Google when you know the reasons (i.e. you get a notice). But what to do when you don’t have the slightest idea as to why your website was penalized? It happens many times. This is what you should do when you have no idea what’s gone wrong with your website or...

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