WHAT IS GOOGLE SANDBOX AND
HOW TO RECOVER IF AFFECTED?
Google Sandbox! Are you coming across this term for the first time? Maybe you heard “your site might be stuck in the Google Sandbox!” or something which means the same. Well if you don’t have any idea about what it is and how can this affect your site then you have probably crashed over the right place.
What do you think, how are the sites and pages over Google ranked in order and how do you always get the best results over the first page of Google itself? Well, it’s all because each and everything matters and Google is so serious about its quality, the reason why it is known for its quality and is a great name.
Most probably you are someone new into this world and are looking forward to increasing their ranking over Google search results.
It’s nowhere officially stated that something like Sandbox exists but SEO experts believe that it does, and plays a vital role behind your website ranking. Every aspect is taken care of that affects the user experience through your website. Thus, if your website is new then Google takes it seriously and your website has to pass several queries before being ranked good over searches. Factors that influence your ranking are content, links, search console, social signals, authenticity, relevance, and many other factors that are directly related to the user experience.
Now comes the question of what to do if your website is stuck into Sandbox! This doesn’t mean that new websites are evil to the Sandbox, but this also does not mean that you need to sit and wait patiently that your website would escape on its own. Mind it, if it’s sandboxed there surely would be some loopholes that are stopping Google to trust your website and resulting in a bad ranking of your website. On a normal tone, your site can be sandboxed for about two to three months but can also reach six, it varies from site to site.
The very earliest thing that you need to take care of to get out of it is the SEO basics, which means you need to target those keywords that have less competition and have got low search volume.
You need to make sure that your page grows organically and by saying this we mean you have got to increase on-page interactions. In short, quality has to be maintained so that it naturally increases audience stay time over your site. And this also indicates that your page will get more audience and serves as a social proof that the page has naturally got the quality that’s attracting people. Keep in mind the host you are using to host your website, make sure it’s a reputable one.
Google, as said earlier, is very conscious about the user experience and somehow if your website is sandboxed you have to take care of every corner you are lacking. You have to give a reasonable point to Google so that they can trust your website. Do not practice any malicious or negative actions that can question your website.
Do not bang your head over thinking so much that your post has been sandboxed, rather work on the quality and content so that there’s no loophole as if your post is worthy and reliable enough then it will surely come out of it soon and will be ranked according to the quality. Just remember one thing, make it natural and grow organically!