True Geek in every way possible, I enjoy technology and feel it is my destiny to keep companies not only SAFE ONLINE but to help them GROW their Internet Traffic into qualified leads.
Intro to Webmaster Academy - Search Console Help - Google Help
another Great read is Google Algorithm Change History - Moz @ https://moz.com/google-algorithm-change
here is another great help article How Google Search Works @ https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/70897?hl=en
The tool I was using to find the traffic drop possible Google Algorithm Update here is a link to an achieve of many of the dates
Just one extra thing to add is Joy Hawkins wrote a great article on what was found on the Local side of things http://searchengineland.com/google-filtering-business-local-search-results-258044
I just added a link to the question, since I have never created a business post in Linkedin but hope it helps
I wanted to make sure you have the www. and non www correct .. when I read the question it shows this
Now i purchase SSL and redirected www.xyz.com to https://xyz.com
and noticed that https version does not have www .. as you will want to keep it consistent you will also want to build a 301 Redirect from the non http to the https in your .htaccess file ..
I hope that helps
Masatake added this information in our Private Discussion in the HOA //// To prevent only Google web crawlers from indexing a page:
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/93710?hl=en but if there`s a link to the
but if there`s a link to the page, then Micah`s point stand.
In my link ...I shared a possible NSEO Attack that would have worked does not work now and proof with the thousands of Junk Link in a SQL Injection Hack with links back to those backlinks ...I thought I would get nailed especially when the client site only had maybe 100 links vs. now thousands still there. I have not used a disavow file .. the attack was back in October 2015 /// fingers crossed NSEO did not hurt this site .. Everything in my link above goes through step by step of my progress .. Keep in mind I have not touched this article much recently but will be soon