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Change of url / address but site the same ... will I lose hard earned ranking with google?

MissDolly Jan 26, 2012 8:14 AM
Posted in group: Webmaster Central Help Forum

Categories: Crawling, indexing & ranking :

I have read the FAQs and checked for similar issues: YES
My site's URL (web address) is:
Description (including timeline of any changes made):

I had to change the name / url of my website 3 days ago. I have set up 301 redirect for my site and all main categories etc but I am very worried I will  lose my ranking with google?
Will I lose ranking and how long does it take to update info on google.