Did you know that browsers were changed so everyone has safe search turned on now unless you set it the way you want?
I wish Google would leave things alone. We go to all the trouble to set up Authorship so images show up next to the SERPs then Google takes it back off. It almost inspires me to not post in G+ either as they might take that away also.
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I have been purposely writing content below my own knowledge level (BA in English) on my own website because most of my visitors/clients are not technically literate-- some hardly know how to send an email. Maybe that was a mistake.
I had to file a reinclusion request because of a manual penalty on one of my client's sites that was hit by a competitor's Google Bomb. There was no ranking penalty, however, because it was obvious to Google as to what was going on. However, we still had to...
If you have experienced a massive increase in back links, first check Ahrefs.com to get a graph of the date of increase in links. Then check the recent backlink auctions on Ebay.com (or other auction sites) and get info on the buyers and hopefully find a competitor. If so, then search for all the auctions they have won, match the dates of the sale with increase of backlinks to your site and send that info to Google. You may need more proof that it was indeed your competitor doing this, however.
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