The Sad State of My Search Traffic After Disavowing 35,000 Linkshttp://cyrusshepard.com/google-disavow-caution/
On April 3, 2013 I disavowed every link to my website I could find through Google Webmaster Tools.35,000 links.
It was an experiment, documented on Moz, to better understand how Google’s Disavow Tool worked. For almost the first two months, nothing happened. My site ranked for all types of phrases, even top 10 for competitive keywords like “SEO blog.”
Then, shortly after Google released Penguin 2.0 in late May, my rankings started to drop. They dropped like a rock.
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