If you’ve ever had your website disappear from Google’s search results, the effects on your site’s performance were probably hard to miss. You likely experienced a big drop in traffic, fewer conversions and an unhappy boss, to say the least.
Google’s algorithms are always on the lookout for spam – and their definition of spam seems to widen with each passing year. Many businesses unknowingly (or knowingly) violate spam rules in an attempt to increase their search engine result page (SERP) rankings, but this only comes back to haunt them.
If you’re banned from Google – or simply wish to stay in Google’s good graces – check out our infographic below to find out what the almighty search engine doesn’t like (and what to do instead).
4 quick ways to get banned from Google
Have you made any of these common SEO mistakes?
We’ve helped businesses who disappeared off of Google – check out our case study to find out more.