Written in 2004.
Why was Business.com banned in Google?
In 2004, Business.com was banned in Google because they had set up the wrong type of redirect from business.com to www.business.com. If you checked the server headers for business.com at that time, you would have seen that they were delivering a “HTTP/1.1·302·Object·Moved” message which redirected their visitors to www.business.com. OOPS! They should have known that delivering a 302 will get your site banned in Google. It should have been a 301 Permanent Redirect, not a 302! [Read more…]