All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘reconsideration requests’

Google Makes Reconsideration Request Responses More Helpful

It appears that Google is actually making the reconsideration request process more helpful for webmasters by giving them more clues on what the problems are with their sites. At the Search Marketing Expo last week, Google’s Matt Cutts said the company was working on improvements to the requests. Now, one webmaster has shared an example of a response he got …

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Google On Reconsideration Requests: Tell Us About The Link Network Or The SEO

Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today. This time Matt Cutts talks about what to include in a reconsideration request, which you may have to submit if Google has caught you violating its quality guidelines. “The goal of your reconsideration request is to, number one, to tell Google you’ve stopped whatever violations of the quality guidelines were happening …

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Matt Cutts On How Quickly You Should Hear Back About Reconsideration Requests

Google’s Matt Cutts has posted a new Webmaster Help video talking about reconsideration requests – specifically, how long they should take. In the video, he responds to the following question: I’ve been waiting for 2 months to hear back regarding a reconsideration request. Is this normal? There is no one I can contact about it. He says that’s not normal, …

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Google Is Experimenting With Ways To Make Reconsideration Requests Better

Google has been experimenting with how to make the reconsideration request process better for webmasters who have been dealt a manual action penalty by Google. Google’s head of webspam, Matt Cutts, put out a new Webmaster Help video discussing reconsideration requests and whether or not they’re actually read by humans. The video was a response to the following user-submitted question: …

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Reconsideration Request Tips From Google [Updated]

If you think you’ve been wrongfully hit by Google’s Penguin update, Google has provided a form that you can fill out, in hopes that Google will see the light and get your site back into the mix. The update is all about targeting those in violation of Google’s quality guidelines. It’s an algorithmic approach designed to make Google better at …

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