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Remove existing content on website and start fresh??
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Due to content issues in the past, I would like to remove exisiting content from my website and start fresh keeping the same domain name and category structure.

What would  be best approach.?

Can keeping old content and adding better content going forward help in maintaining rankings?

Thanks in advance.
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I suppose you could delete everything so it is a 404, wait for it to be completely deindexed then start fresh.  I've never done this so cam't comment on how effective it might be. 
 
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Ok will check on this.

How long does it take to get back on rankings if produced more quality content going forward?
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Absolutely no idea. If the reputation of the site has been tarnished in some way it might be easier to start again on a new domain. 
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Thanks for your response. 

It's nothing like that, when the article is visible is search it usuallly is on first page for the keyword I am targetting

But since past 3 weeks I see even when the url shows indexed in webmast console , it's not coming in search results even after 2 days.

Previously url used come in search in just 3 hours from being indexed. I am suspecting something to do with the content, but I see somewhat similar content article being ranked at first position. 

So trying to figure out things.

Thanks for your help on this though.
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