Roots 'n' Shoots: November 2017

Why is RnS Moving to whiskerflowers.wordpress.com?

Google had brought out an algorithm update in May 2017. With previous updates like Panda or Penguin, Mr G had penalized blogs or websites with low quality content and those more focused on aggressive adverts (including multiple ads or pop-up ads in articles). However, many blogs/websites that weren't shady got penalized beyond recovery too and a lot of people lost their income. The May 2017 update has had wide-scale effect on blogs and websites, but without any explanation from Mr G as to why or what it does. RnS has been hit by it too and hard. RnS organic search stats (i.e. users from Google) have dropped by 75% since. Even though RnS is not a source of income, I tried to figure out why RnS is being culled. It seems that it doesn't really have anything to do with RnS per se, but likely because RnS is FREE and not paying for page ranking (via AdWords or Ad Ranking). Now it is likely being aggressively shoved to lower page rankings to accommodate the paid ads.

I cannot rely on Mr G anymore to get RnS' content where it is needed. And so I am busy moving RnS to Wordpress where you can find me as Whisker Flowers @ whiskerflowers.wordpress.com I am also imposing 301 redirects from already moved posts and pages!

- The Shroom -

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Post and Page moves for November to Whisker Flowers

The following pages and posts are moving to Whisker Flowers:

 My New Blog

Click Here to go to My New Blog!

Once published on Wordpress (dates below), all posts and pages will be automatically 301 redirected to Whisker Flowers!

  1. About - page (already moved & 301 redirected!)
  2. Support - page (already moved & 301 redirected!)
  3. Edibles  - page (ONLY AVAILABLE on the 4th of November)
  4. Pest Control - page (...8th)
  5. Radish - post (...11th)
  6. Sustainable Vegetable Growing part1 - post (...15th)
  7. Ladybug - post (...18th)
  8. Solar Power South Africa part 1 - post (...22th)
  9. Raspberry - post (...25th)
  10. Wild Mushrooms - post (...29th)

Please join me at my new blog on Wordpress @ whiskerflowers.wordpress.com!

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