We just moved a client's website (i.e.
example.com) to our servers from a competitor's.
During the design and review phase, we registered a new domain
.net version (i.e.
example.net) so we could have the client review and test - and as not to interfere with the old site until the new one was approved. After we received approval, we initiated the
.com name, so the old site went down, and our new site went live as
But in doing this, the client has informed me that the domain name went from page one of a Google search result to page three when you simply type in its name? How is this possible in just a matter of 2 or 3 days. The optimization SEO is similar. Any insight would be helpful.