Carloan4u Penalty – and a Warning to the Rest

Search in www.google.co.uk for a well known Car Loans company, carloan4u , notice anything odd?

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They don’t rank for their brand!

A quick look in Searchmetrics…

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Visibility is reportedly, allegedly gone.

I had a quick look at a new tool, website penalty indicator, using SEM Rush data

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This shows an uplift in reported organic traffic, while Searchmetrics shows a drop in reported visibility. The URL does not rank for a brand search, so something is going on.

So CognotiveSEO next and the fresh explorer

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