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Google: Manual Actions Are Immediate But Take Time To Process In Search

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that when a manual action is removed, the site is immediately free of any manual actions. But, sometimes it can take time for search to process the manual action. He said however, the effects of that might take a bit of time to be reprocessed."
Tags: Google Search Engine Optimization


Google: Buying Used Domains Is Like Buying Used Cars

Google's John Mueller had a fun analogy when it comes to buying used domains and the potential issues they may have. He said it is like buying a used car.
Tags: Google Search Engine Optimization


How to Search for a Domain Name That Grows Your New Online Business

Your search for a domain name for an online business may feel monumental — and kind of scary. I’m here to make it easy, my friend. My step-by-step process will help you go from … “What should I name my online business?” to … “Is the domain name available?” to … “Check out my new domain name!” … in no time flat. First, let’s get a few questions out of the way. What should I name my online business? You’re in luck — I’ve written about this topic a lot. In the earl...
Tags: Google, Online Business, Branding, Don, John Mueller, Search Engine Journal, Online Brand, Namecheap, Verbal Brand, Yikes Time


Google Images Can Rank Watermarked Images

Google's John Mueller was asked if it is bad to watermark your images in terms of SEO. Would Google not rank watermarked images as highly in Google Image search as it would non-watermarked images.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google: Structured Data From Google's Docs vs Schema.org

The latest video that John Mueller of Google fielded was from @abhikasaudhan and it was a good one. Sadly, I am not sure John answered the specific question. The question was "if you need to use structured data exactly as specified in the Google developer documentation or if you can add more properties from schema.org?"
Tags: Google, Seo, John, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google: Ignore Link Spam Ransom Attempts

Google's John Mueller is once again telling webmasters that they do not need to respond or lose sleep over ransom link spam attempts. These are when you get an email from someone saying if you don't do X, i.e...
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google: Some But Not All Algorithms May Trigger Spikes In Crawl Rates

Gary Illyes from Google said yesterday that some baby algorithms may trigger a spike in crawl rates. He said some, not all, of these algorithms may do that. Now, in 2016, John Mueller said algorithm updates do not trigger crawl rate spikes or changes.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, Gary Illyes, John Mueller


Google: Forcing Crawling Of Pages To Discover Links Won't Do Much

This is hard to put in a title, but in short, Google's John Mueller seems to have said that if you want Google to discover links added to a page that doesn't get crawled much or ever, you will have a hard time benefiting from those links. John said on Twitter " If the page is such that our systems aren't crawling it, then those links aren't going to do much -- and "forcing" a crawl won't change that at all."
Tags: Google, Seo, John, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


A Breakdown of HTML Usage Across ~8 Million Pages (& What It Means for Modern SEO)

Posted by Catalin.RosuNot long ago, my colleagues and I at Advanced Web Ranking came up with an HTML study based on about 8 million index pages gathered from the top twenty Google results for more than 30 million keywords. We wrote about the markup results and how the top twenty Google results pages implement them, then went even further and obtained HTML usage insights on them. What does this have to do with SEO? The way HTML is written dictates what users see and how search engines interpret...
Tags: Google, London, Seo, Research, Cms, Google Analytics, Bing, Ugc, Gary Illyes, John Mueller, JSON, GTM, Cyrus Shepard, Twitter Card, Dan Shure, Facebook Open Graph


Google: Renting Specialist Or Expert Names Does Not Help With EAT

Google's John Mueller has said that it is best to have an expert write or review your content for the YMYL (your money, your life) types of categories of web sites. In fact, John Mueller went as far to say that when a doctor reviews your content, you might want to label that content as been reviewed and by whom. But Danny Sullivan implied that renting these people's names won't necessarily help.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, Danny Sullivan, John Mueller, YMYL


Someday Machine Written Content Will Be Okay With Google Webmaster Guidelines

Google has a guidelines in its webmaster guidelines against automatically generated content but that guideline might change as machines and AI get better at producing not just understandable but useful content for humans. John Mueller of Google said thinking into the future, he can see this guideline changing with that. But for now, machine written content is not okay.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google News Increases Bar For Application Process

Google News has supposedly made it harder to become a Google News news source. John Mueller of Google said he knows that Google News applications have to go through a stricter process to get accepted these days. He said the bar has been set higher, which he thinks is a good thing.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google News, Google Search Engine, John Mueller, Google News Increases Bar For Application Process


Google: Links Do Not Expire But They May Become Less Important Over Time

Google's John Mueller said that links do not expire, but it may be the case that links can become less important over time as the pages that link to you become less relevant over time.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Timely: Google Posts H1 Tag Video After H1 SEO Controversy

Earlier this week, we covered that Google's John Mueller said H1 tags are not critical for your search rankings. The SEO community kind of divided and went nuts on this topic. Some said, but how can H1 tags not be critical to rankings, while others agreed with Google and said yea, they don't matter. Yesterday, Google published a polished video on the H1 topic.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Awkward: Google Asks Moz How It Gets Its Ranking Data

This is funny and awkward at the same time. Dr. Pete from Moz was excited to share that Moz rebuilt its rank tracking software and posted about it on Twitter. John Mueller from Google asked Pete "How do you pull the rankings?" It got super awkward very quickly.
Tags: Google, Seo, Moz, Search Engine Optimization Tools, Pete, John Mueller


Google: Large Sites Should Not Use The Google Crawl Setting

Google's John Mueller said "really large sites" should not use the crawl setting because "setting maximum value is probably too small for what your need." Larger sites need to go beyond that max value in Google Search Console and it is not possible to do that with the crawl setting.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, Google Search Console, John Mueller


Google: No Plans To Penalize Sites Without Mailing Addresses

Google's John Mueller caused a bit of a panic yesterday when he started questioning why so many SEO and digital marketing agency web sites do not list the physical address of the business. He had to clarify later that this was just a personal question and "this is not related to any search change on our side," he added.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


SEO 101 Episode 363: Forced Changes for Service Area Businesses, Mobile Local Tests and Questions from Listeners

Summary of SEO 101 Episode 363 John and Ross dig into the latest news on Google’s efforts to force service area businesses (SABs) into specific region names. They also discuss why mobile versions of sites may show in desktop search, more news on Google’s efforts against domain leasing for SEO benefits, and much more.   Important Links from SEO 101 Episode 363 Google: Some M-Dot Sites In Google Desktop Search May Be Unstable – Search Engine Roundtable “From our point of view with an MD...
Tags: Apple, Google, Seo, John, Ross, Local Search, Seo Tips, Seo Podcast, Local Seo, John Mueller, Dale, Facebook Group, Brenda, SAB, GrubHub, Ben Fisher


SEO 101 Episode 362: Google Sends Less Traffic from Searches, Multiple Mueller Files, and News on GMB Suspensions

Summary of SEO 101 Episode 362 John and Ross discuss a study that shows less traffic is clicking through to sites from search results. They also delve into more Google My Business issues and possible fixes, along with a multitude of Mueller files. Important Links from SEO 101 Episode 362 Now, more than 50% of Google searches end without a click to other content, study finds – Search Engine Land A recent study by Rand Fishkin’s SparkToro found that the majority of Google searches ended rig...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Seo, John, Google News, GMB, Ross, Alexa, Seo Podcast, Seo News, Local Seo, Danny Sullivan, Rand Fishkin, PageRank, John Mueller


SEO 101 Episode 361: Google’s Indexing Issues Demystified, Toutiao, Lots of Local SEO News and Answers to Listener Questions

Summary of SEO 101 Episode 361 This episode is again guest co-hosted by Scott Van Achte, Senior SEO for StepForth. Ross and Scott discuss a wide variety of content from Google’s explanation of recent indexing issues, to Google My Business suspensions and changes to Hotel profiles. Finally, they address great questions from SEO 101 podcast listeners. Important Links from SEO 101 Episode 361 More from Google on its indexing issues – Search Engine Land 1. Google lost part of its index as a res...
Tags: Apple, Google, China, Seo, John, Baidu, Google Maps, Google News, GMB, Ross, Chris, Local Search, Seo Podcast, Seo 101, Local Seo, Search Console


SEO 101 Episode 359: Google My Business Suspensions and Q&A Issues, Mueller Files, and Questions Answered

Summary of SEO 101 Episode 359 The hosts discuss the recent issues surrounding Google My Business which have caused a myriad of problems for business owners. They follow up with set-SEO-straight tips from John Mueller, and questions from SEO 101 listeners. Also, Ross announced the new SEO 101 Show Notes Newsletter. Important Links from SEO 101 Episode 359 SEO 101 Podcast Show Notes Now Available – You can now receive the show notes from the latest episode of the SEO 101 Podcast. Please ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Seo, Ppc, Rob, John, Google Maps, Google News, Ross, Seo Podcast, Local Seo, Ben, John Mueller, Facebook Group, Google My Business


Google To Notify Old Sites Not On Mobile-First Indexing But Maybe Not New Sites

I asked Google's John Mueller in yesterday's Google hangout if Google will be notifying new sites after the July 1st change over if those sites are not ready for mobile-first indexing. The issue is, by default, all new sites on July 1st will be indexed using mobile-first indexing - even in the rare case that site is not really ready for mobile-first indexing.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google’s John Mueller is Asked About Top 3 SEO Factors via @martinibuster

Google's John Mueller answers question about top 3 SEO factors.The post Google’s John Mueller is Asked About Top 3 SEO Factors via @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, John Mueller


Google Disavow Tool Not Going Away - Just Use The Old Version For Now

There has been some rumors floating around that Google is not going to migrate the disavow tool from the old Google Search Console to the new one. John Mueller from Google hinted that is not the case and for now people can still use the disavow tool in the old version of the Google Search Console.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, Google Search Console, John Mueller


Google To Produce More Q&A SEO Videos #AskGoogleWebmasters

John Mueller from Google posted on Twitter that he will be creating more Q&A videos around SEO and webmaster related questions with Google search. He said you can submit your not site-specific questions to him via Twitter using the hashtag #AskGoogleWebmasters. Submit those questions there and he will compile them and answer what he can in those short form Q&A videos.
Tags: Google, Twitter, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google’s URL Parameter Tool Does Not Remove URLs From Search Results via @MattGSouthern

Google's John Mueller cleared up a misconception about the URL parameter tool in Search Console, saying it doesn't remove URLs.The post Google’s URL Parameter Tool Does Not Remove URLs From Search Results via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, John Mueller


Google URL Inspection Tool Is Not For Images

Google's URL Inspection tool within Google Search Console only works for web pages. It doesn't work for images or other file types yet. John Mueller from Google had to confirm this on Twitter the other day.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google John Mueller: Voice Search Query Data Shouldn't Be A Priority

For years and years now, Google has been suggesting that Google Search Console way add ways to see your query data filtered by voice search. So you can see how people search using voice versus other inputs. John Mueller from Google said he personally feels there are more important things to add to Search Console over this specific request.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, Search Console, Google Search Console, John Mueller


Google Won't Show Content Hidden Within Tabs In Search Snippets

We know Google has said numerous times that content hidden within tabs on mobile is something that Google will index and rank. But John Mueller of Google explained they will not show this content in the search results snippet because users won't see that content by default.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller


Google: Don't Just Blindly Delete Old Pages

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that it doesn't necessarily make sense to just go into your content management system and delete old pages after a certain date. John said "FWIW sometimes good, old stuff becomes interesting again over time, so you might want to avoid just blindly deleting everything over a certain age."
Tags: Google, Seo, John, Google Search Engine Optimization, John Mueller



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