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A site I developed a year ago was ranking very well in Google for certain keywords. The domain name expired and no one noticed for about a week.

It is fixed now, but the site is no longer in any Google searches. How can I tell Google the site is back?

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If owner hasn't changed midway through, I think there's a good chance it will bounce back. Register it in Google Webmaster Tools. Add some fresh links to it etc. It will probably take some days or weeks though.

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One quick solution would be to resubmit your XML sitemap (or build one if you don't already have a sitemap). You can also increase your crawl rate in GWT which will get Google to find your pages quickly.

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www.google.com/WebMaster

You can request for site inclusion and removal there.

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