Experiment: We Removed a Major Website from Google Search, for Science!

by Cyrus Shepard
Posted by Cyrus-Shepard The folks at Groupon surprised us earlier this summer when they reported the results of an experiment that showed that up to 60% of direct traffic is organic. In order to accomplish this, Groupon de-indexed their site, effectively removing themselves from Google search results. That's crazy talk! Of course, we knew we had to try this ourselves.Read the full article