Last year I was hit by penguin and around the same time (April 2012) I decided to create a new template with a jQuery slider. Because of how the new website would work I had to convert all of the website from http to https and thought it would help re the penguin issues.
It took some time to build and the older template was still live. The week before I released the new site the older version had recovered to page 1 google. When I released the new https version I expected the site to drop, which it did, but never it recovered, despite being page 1 rank 1 on bing and yahoo.
I had changed all the existing white hat backlinks to the new https version, but for some reason google is telling me that googlebot cant access my site at all + its not picking up any backlinks. My other http sites are having no problems at all???
Also is it good practice to have more than 10 sites on one google account. Would it be better to have individual webmaster accounts per site ???
Would really appreciate some help with the above !!
Thank you for your time.