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Pearl Lemon can help you fix and recover your online presence with our Google Penalty Recovery Services. Let us get you back on track and into the SERPS with our Google Penalty Checkers.

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Our Google Penalty Checkers Will Deliver Results

Online marketing is our livelihood; we invest a lot of time and effort to master our craft and to stay updated on the best practices Google is looking for at any given time. This means we know what is on the ever-growing Google Penalties List and what it will take to get a site that has been slapped with a Google Penalty back on the road to recovery fast.

Our expert SEO team will evaluate your site, help you understand why you have been penalized, and give you the insight, knowledge, tools and expert advice you need to recover from a Google Penalty and take your SEO to new heights of excellence that Google will love.

Content Analysis

As Google penalty experts, we'ss look at the content on each page of your website and determine what we can do to improve it. We’ll make small tweaks to keywords and structure.

Manual Penalty

We’ll look into your account to determine if your website has been hit with a manual penalty and help you recover ASAP with our Google penalty services.

Algorithmic Penalty

Our Google penalty consultants will assess whether it is regular Panda or Penguin algorithmic penalty and then make a strategy to overcome it.

Identifying Bad Backlinks

We’ll find and fix low-quality backlinks and tell you how they affect your website. Identifying bad backlinks is all a part of our Google penalty removal service.

Forensic SEO

We’ll dissect your analytics data and find out where the problem, so we can fix your rankings quickly, without disrupting the day-to-day running of your site.

SEO Recovery

A Google Penalty recovery consultant will develop a plan that will fix any issue and help secure your rankings for the future.

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Google Penalty Recovery

If you want to safeguard your business and reputation, let Pearl Lemon help with our Google penalty removal service.

We will go through a checklist of problems that could be holding you back and then correct the issues. We will take care of pleasing Google so you can focus on running your business.

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Why Should You Hire A Google Penalty Checker?

Our Expert Google Penalty Checkers will help you get your page back on top.

If your website has dived in the search results or disappeared completely, we can help you.

No matter what the website penalty is, we have helped hundreds just like you who have become lifetime colleagues because of our results. We research the issue, create a plan to correct it and execute what is needed to be done to achieve your desired outcome.

Hiring an experienced Google Penalty removal service will help you climb the rankings and subsequently get more traffic.


What Our Clients have said about our SEO Agency.

Here at Pearl Lemon, we can help your company grow.

Competent and flexible, Pearl Lemon delivered successful improvements to the site. Although it's early to gauge metrics, the project points in a promising direction. They'll continue to execute effective SEO in the ongoing effort.
Gev Balyan
Founder, Ucraft
The project increased conversations with customers and increased understanding of the market. A reliable partner dedicated to their work, Pearl Lemon been notably responsive and helpful throughout the engagement.
Max Newton
Head of Sales, All Services 4 U
Within a month, the client recieved 12-25 new leads, some fo which translated into clients. Pearl Lemon establishes a smooth workflow through effective communication and collaboration. The team is knowledgeable, driven, and decisive.
Robin Luc Oppenheim
Commercial Manager, Insly

Some Of Our Clients

How to recover from penguin penalty?

If you have been hit by a Google penguin penalty, you have likely been penalized for poor link building practices. Recovering from a penguin penalty can be a rigorous process of link analyzation and removing poor links and ensuring you only have high quality links. As a Google penalty removal agency, we can help your site recover from a penguin penalty and get your site ranking again.

If you suspect you have a penguin penalty, you need a skilled Google penalty recovery agency to get you back on the right SEO path. Pearl Lemon can provide you with SEO penalty removal services!

What is google penalty in SEO?

A Google penalty in SEO is any negative effect that your site experiences due to a Google algo update or a direct penalty put on your iste for violating quality standards set by Google. Violations could be black hat practices, keyword stuffing or other potential violations. If you need to recover from a Google penalty in SEO you can always call in Pearl Lemon…the Google Penalty experts.


How to remove google penalty?

To remove a Google penalty there are a few steps you can take. One step is you can use a disavow tool. Another option is you can see why you got penalized and fix your website around that and add quality content for your users. If you feel you have been wrongly penalized, you can also submit a request for the penalty to be reconsidered. If this seems like too much for you, you can also bring in a team of experts to help you with your penalty problems.

How to know if google penalized my website?

There is a sure fire way for you to be able to check for any Google penalties within your Google Search Console. Once you log in to Google Search Console, you will go to security and manual actions and generate a manual actions report. This report will show you if you have any penalties on Google.

Did I get a Google penalty?

If you have had a steep decline in traffic or even worse…can’t find your website… you may have had a Google penalty. To determine if you have gotten a Google penalty, you will have to log into your Google Search Console and look at your manual actions report.

What is Google Panda?

Google Panda updates are focused primarily on ensuring that low quality and poor content web sites are pushed farther down the search results so that higher-quality sites can receive priority exposure. It was first released in 2011 as a one-off algorithmic update but has since been incorporated into the Google’s main search algorithm.

Google Panda penalizes sites that do not meet their high-quality standards. This encompasses a lot of different things and can even include poor spelling and grammar. As it is now active at all times, it’s imperative that the quality of the content you publish is excellent at all times.


What is Google Penguin?

The Google Penguin updates primarily seek to prevent various types of search engine spam (also known as spamdexing or Black Hat SEO) from being rewarded in the form of higher-placed search engine results.

Search engine spam penalized by Google Penguin can include things like keyword stuffing, link spamming, the use of invisible text on web pages, duplication of copyrighted content from high-ranking web sites and more.

Pearl Lemon can provide you with SEO penalty removal services to get you back on the right track!

What Would Get My Site a Link Penalty?

Some of the most common reasons Google issues a link penalty include all the following:

Bad neighbourhoods

A bad neighbourhood refers to a collection of interlinked websites or link directories that have been penalised in the past. Sharing your server with a large neighbourhood of websites that have a penalty history could put your site in jeopardy of being demoted, no matter how ethical your own links are.

Similarly, backlinks that point to your website from a bad neighbourhood can harm your site’s authority, so keeping an eye on who is linking to you is a must.

Paid Links

Buying links to manipulate your site’s position in SERPs includes exchanging goods or services for links and trading money for links. Such actions are classed as a violation of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines and are likely to result in a penalty.

Link networks

The phrase ‘link networks’ refers to multiple websites that exist with the sole intention of increasing the ranking of websites in SERPs. The content found on link networks is rarely high quality as, by their very nature, most link networks are built purposely to dupe Google.


What Can Be Done If a Bad Link Is Placed on My Site?

Google does understand that webmasters cannot always control who links to their site, and have a link disavowal process. Google’s link disavowal tool allows publishers to tell Google that they don’t want certain links to their site from external sites to be considered when Google’s search bots are indexing their site.

This is a tool that should be used carefully, and there is no guarantee that Google will remove a link simply because you ask them to. If they feel the link exists because, for example, you participated in a link exchange scheme, they may choose to refuse your disavow request and issue a penalty instead. As this is a manual system you can, however, submit a statement with your redetermination if, for example, the links were placed by an outside party without your knowledge (e.g.: a Black Hat SEO agency)

I Think My Site Was Hit With An Algorithmic Penalty. How Can I Tell For Sure?

Algorithmic penalties – those ‘handed down’ by Google Penguin, Google Panda or one of the other algorithm updates Google issues on a regular basis are tough. There is no notification sent in the way that it is when a manual penalty in place and there is no way to request a redetermination. It can indeed even be hard to be sure your site has been penalized at all.

The best way to check if your website was penalized by an automatic penalty is via a detailed review of Google Analytics, your traffic patterns and the content of your site.  A drop in traffic during the dates that Google released an algorithmic change is a good indicator you were hit. If you believe you have been affected, but are not sure contact us. Our expert SEO team will conduct extensive analysis on your behalf.

What Is Visibility Index?

The visibility index is an indicator for the visibility of a website in the Google ranking. The visibility is determined based on rankings of the website within a certain data set from keywords. However, the visibility index is only one out of many that are important for SEO.


Google Penalty Checker FAQs

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Here are a few examples of content that can cause you to receive a penalty:

Spammy or low-quality content, aka Panda penalty – Google expects unique content that adds value somehow. A few examples of low-quality content include scraped content, copied content and sneaky redirects. These practices can degrade the quality of your website, and Google will call you out on them.

Keyword stuffing – When your site receives a penalty for keyword stuffing, it means you’re using a lot of irrelevant keywords. This creates a bunch of “SEO static” that makes your website look unprofessional and spammy.

Garbage links – Garbage links are links on your website that have no recognizable value. Google can hit your site with a backlink penalty for Spammy links. Suck as ones from many link directories, are a good example of garbage links. These links often point to disreputable websites and are used to boost search engine rankings artificially.

Malicious software/code – Placing malicious software or code on your site is a good way to obtain a penalty. In addition to the Webmaster Guidelines, Google also has an Unwanted Software Policy. Google takes security very seriously. Violating the unwanted software policy can land you in serious hot water.

Too many spammy or low-quality backlinks – Here is a prime example of how yesterday’s SEO practices can get you a penalty today. Once upon a time, your website would rank just by getting as many backlinks as possible. However, as Google has evolved its search engine, it only wants to ‘see’ high-quality links relevant to your website. Nowadays, less can be more, and you will get better rankings with fewer links if they are high-quality backlinks.

Paid Links – If Google believes you paid for a link, they will penalize you.

The fact that Google penalties are unique to each site makes it difficult to identify a universal duration for all penalties. There is no consistent formula for recovery. Major brands tend to recover faster because it is easy for them to identify and address errors while rebuilding their rank through clean SEO tactics. Small businesses and mom-and-pop outfits tend to suffer for longer.

You can check for any Google penalties within your Google Search Console. Once you log in to Google Search Console, you will go to security and manual actions and generate a manual actions report. This report will show you if you have any penalties on Google.

Alternatively you can talk to a Google penalty recovery consultant- like us- to see what you need to do and get Google penalty advice to prevent any penalties in the future.

De-indexing is when for whatever reason, a website, webpage, or content of some kind is removed from Google’s Index and will not show in search at all, for any keyphrase, or even, sometimes, for the name of the site. It is the harshest form of censure Google applies.

De-indexing is a manual action, so a message is sent via Google Webmaster Tools to inform the site owner of the action. This can be a very sudden thing, and a site’s traffic can – and is likely to – drop rapidly. It is not the end of the world though – even if it feels like it at the time. A de-indexed site can be restored to the SERPs once the reasons for action have been addressed. These sites can even regain their previous rankings or better with a disciplined, white hat SEO strategy in place.

Google will allow those penalized – either manually or via an algorithmic update like Panda or Penguin a chance to recover, and many sites do. Often the penalty has the effect Google intended it to; force the webmaster to clean up their act and better adhere to the Google Webmaster Guidelines.

Unfortunately, in the event of a Google penalty, many webmasters panic and start ‘fixing’ things that aren’t actually broken, often making things worse.  To form a recovery plan, it is important to first diagnose the source of the penalty. This can be a difficult process as there are so many factors to examine and the ‘fixes’ required to recover a site to good standing vary from site to site. But, in the right hands, almost any site can recover and be better than ever before.

Pearl Lemon is a Google penalty recovery agency that can help you improve your SEO and remove penalties.

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