Our new main site currently has a 3 PR for the front page and predicted 2 PR for the new sub pages. It has in excess of 1,000 quality inbound links by that I mean links that Google would pick up, I think, if we hadn't been banned for a problem with our old site.
My question to you is will Google give us a new chance since we have now revamped our site to get rid of what I think was causing the problem? All feedback and comments from people with experience would be helpful. Perhaps a quick clarification from Googleguy would be great too if that's not too cheeky :)
In our old site we had lots of information about our services and as you got deeper in to the site you could click for more information and it would appear in a pop-up window for you. I think we ran in to trouble basically when our design was such that if you entered these pop-up windows directly as a spider would then you would get redirected to our front page straight away because they were pop-ups and would look silly as pages on there own. This wasn't an intentional spamming technique or anything but more for usability so people accidentally going to the info page which wasn't properly formatted would enter through the front page instead and then navigate to find the info page again.
Anyway I think this was our problem because I can't think of anything else we did to get banned from Google many months ago when PR0 first started.
Basically we have a relevant site with good content and we made a mistake which we have been quite unfairly penalised for I think.
The question is will Google forgive us on the next update because of our new site. It hasn't done a deep spider of the site yet but has visited it every one or two days only hitting on or two pages each time.
Any comments or advice on this would be much appreciated.
All the best.
[edited by: WebGuerrilla at 4:06 pm (utc) on July 13, 2002]
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