A few days ago, a handfull of my sites got a 'pure spam' warning. One of which was making me a decent amount of money while it was ranking.
After the hit, i did a double 301 redirect to a month old site that was targeting the same kws.
Before the redirect, the new site was ranking on pages 2 and 3 for all kws.
This morning I checked my rank tracker to find that they had bounced to the top of page one.
I have been randomly checking over the past few hours and the rankings have…