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Can a penalty apply across all sites in a single Webmaster account?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Heav3ns, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. Heav3ns

    Heav3ns Newbie

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    Say I own website A and B and have them both in the same google webmaster's account.

    I purchase SEO services from someone on this forum, applied to site B, I don't purchase for site A as I don't want to risk that site being penalized. If site B is penalized (one of my previous sites was penalized using services from this website, however on a different webmasters account), will google apply the penalty to webiste A aswell?

    Also, is there anyway to remove a penalty once it's been applied (talking about the previously mentioned site that had received a penalty for purchasing a 450+ high pr link package a couple years ago.

    Thanks!
     
  2. kittykut

    kittykut Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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  3. qazx233

    qazx233 Registered Member

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    Keeping two sites for example site A and site B in same webmaster tools account does not lead to a penalty to site A if you have a penalty on site B, And about the removal of penalty, it depends on the penalty applied on the website. In your case if the penalty is about unnatural links you can make use of google disvow tool, also you will have to remove the links you you think are cause of the penalty as much as you can and add others to disvow tool before applying a reconsideration request at WMT.
    Hope that helps, feel free to ask any other question if you have.
     
  4. ePrime

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    Question 1: No.
    Question 2: Yes, it can definitely be removed. First, disavow the links. Put a legit looking site on the domain and submit a reconsideration request (explain why penalty should be removed...).

    I got a reply in 5 days. My request was rejected as I had submitted a blank page, haha.
    Even if your request gets rejected, they include a "reviewer note" with the rejection message that tells you what you should do to get the penalty removed.
     
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    Bigsumarlin Power Member

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    2. 301 redirect to the new domain. in my experience, reconsideration request just a waste of time
     
  6. sumitgupta1992

    sumitgupta1992 Junior Member

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    You'd better off creating a new site on a new domain rather than wasting time and energy on this one.