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Two blogs in one account, one unwanted but appears in Google

  1. I was setting up my first blog, made a mistake and started a new one, but Google only finds the first, wrong one. I've made the new, correct blog (http://piddingtonpantry.wordpress.com/) the primary blog, and made the old, wrong blog (http://hazelcoleman.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/piddington-christmas-market/) private and hidden. I've also cleared my history and my cache and forced a refresh. But Google still finds the wrong blog. People are asked to sign into WordPress to view the wrong blog, as it's private, but even when I type the whole correct URL into Google, it produces no results. Should I completely delete the wrong blog? The two blogs originally had the same name (The Pantry), so I was wary of deleting the wrong blog, in case I also lost the correct blog. I also may want to start a blog under my own name at some point, and it seemed that deleting the wrong blog may remove the possibility of doing that. Please can someone help me?

    The blog I need help with is piddingtonpantry.wordpress.com.

  2. Do not delete the blog. Blog deletion is irreversible!

  3. We cannot control what appears in Google page results. What appearing is the posts in the first blog which were indexed. They flush their caches every 3 - 6 months or so. You solution is not deleting anything. Your solution is to publish fresh content frequently in the new blog so it gets indexed and drives the other content down the search engine results page. This takes time.

  4. Thank you for the reassurance.

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