Tag Archives: John Mueller

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Google: 404 Errors Are Fine As Long As They Have No Links or Traffic by @MattGSouthern

In the latest episodes of Google’s SEO Snippets video series, John Mueller answer’s a webmaster’s question regarding 404 errors.

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Google Automatically Ignores Many Links Including Amazon Affiliate Links

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that Google does not “pass signals through a lot of different kinds of links,” when asked if Google automatically nofollow Amazon affiliate links.

He added “so I wouldn’t be surprised if that were the case here…

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Google Can Detect Duplicate Content Before Crawling It by @MattGSouthern

Google’s John Mueller revealed that Googlebot is capable of recognizing duplicate content before it has been crawled.

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Google: Content Publishing Frequency Not A Ranking Signal

John Mueller from Google said Google’s algorithms doesn’t give a benefit to a site that produces more content, more frequently than other sites. He said on Twitter, “a site isn’t a machine that pumps out content at a fixed rate. Well, it shouldn’t be :-)…

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Google: How to Get New Content Indexed Fast by @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller discourages use of the URL Submit Tool. Shows better way to get new content indexed fast.

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Google’s John Mueller Reveals How Often a Site is Re-indexed in Search by @MattGSouthern

Google’s John Mueller answers a question from a site owner concerned about their site not being crawled often enough.

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Google: We Do Not Use GS1 Web Markup

Several months ago, we covered how Google does not use GS1 markup for ranking in the search results. Today, Google’s John Mueller clarified that Google currently does not use GS1 markup at all for any purpose in search, be it ranking…

Google: Again Provide Clear & Consistent SEO Signals

For as long as I can remember, Google’s John Mueller has been preaching consistency when it comes to SEO…

Google On Reading Level: Write On The Level Of Your Audience

Google’s John Mueller broached on the topic of reading level again and this time he answered it a bit differently. A couple months ago he explained that Google doesn’t have reading levels in their algorithms. You should read that story to see what he means…

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Google Confirms “Edge Cases” When Content Theft Can Cause Negative Effects by @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller confirmed that there are “edge cases” in which stolen content may negatively affect a site.

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