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Sep 24 2008   10:02PM GMT

Overheard: How redirects can kill your site’s traffic

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

serge-thibodeau.jpg Previously, www.business.com, an online resource that has been very popular for many years and that has over 600,000 web pages in its root index was banned and penalized in Google, simply because it was using the wrong kind of redirect method. Getting a site banned in a search engine because of the wrong class of redirect happens more often than some people think.

Serge Thibodeau, The Rundown on 301 and 302 Redirects

Serge provides a good overview of the problems bad redirects can cause — and how to make sure your redirects are the kind Google tolerates.

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