Tag Archives: Gary Illyes

Google: Moving A Site Won’t Help A Site Impacted By Panda

It has been some time since we talked about Panda here and I am sure most of you are happy about that. But since Gary Illyes from Google brought it up yesterday on Twitter...

Gary Illyes From Google Doesn’t Have Manual Actions Clearance

Gary Illyes from Google said on Twitter that he doesn't have rights or clearance to apply manual actions to web sites. That means...

Google: Content Stitching Or Quilting Is Not Near Duplicate Content

Dawn Anderson followed up on a topic around what is near duplicate content with Google's Gary Illyes - asking if it is similar to content stitching and quilting. As Dawn suspected, Gary said no...

Google Site Move With New URL Can Take 3 Months; Not 2 Weeks

At SMX Advanced, Gary Illyes said that when you do a site move, so you get a brand new domain name and want to rebrand to that domain - it can take 3 months or so for Google to pick up on all the changes...

Google Opportunity: Produce Content In Non English Languages

Another tidbit at SMX Advanced from Gary Illyes of Google, something he said a few months ago is that there is a huge opportunity to rank for keywords in non-English languages. He said there is a lack of content and web pages for non-English languages...

Google: No New Machine Learning Algorithms Coming To Search Soon

Sorry for covering so many things Gary Illyes of Google said at SMX Advanced...

Google: We May Smear Desktop Signals Into Mobile First Index

Google's Gary Illyes also said yesterday during the SMX mobile-first panel that while this whole mobile-first index is up in the air, they may decide to "smear" some desktop signals into the mobile-first index...

Google’s Gary Illyes: Hit By Fred? Read Our Quality Guidelines To Recover.

It has been some time since we covered the Google Fred algorithm update, which Google eventually confirmed. Again, we believe Fred targeted low value content around the dates of March 7th/8th. Our poll shows a significant number of SEOs were hit but this update...

Gary Illyes: Don’t Hug Me Or Google Will Manually Review Your Site

Here is a PSA for those who will be seeing Gary Illyes at SMX Advanced today or at an upcoming event. Do not hug him...

Google Explains What Near Duplicate Content Is

Google's Gary Illyes explained what he meant is the term "near duplicate content." Gary posted it on Twitter saying near duplicate content can be thought of as "a piece of content that was slightly changed...