Tag Archives: John Mueller

Google: Links From High Search Traffic Pages Aren’t More Valuable

Google's John Mueller responded on Twitter that links from a page that gets a lot of traffic via Google is not any more valuable than links from a page that gets not as much traffic from Google. By definition, page traffic isn't PageRank or other link signals...

Google’s John Mueller On Fred: Not Aware Of Any Such Update?

As you know, many were hit by the Google Fred update that touched down around March 7th/8th - we even got Google to confirm the update which is rare...

Google: Why Do You Want To Rank For Competitors Keywords

An SEO asked Google if they can rank in Google for a competitor's keyword. John Mueller responded on Twitter saying...

Google: Use As Many H1 Tags As You Want

Some of the responses I am seeing from John Mueller of Google are funny this week. In response to a question from a novice SEO about how many H1, header tags, should he use on a single page, John said on Twitter as many as he wants...

Google: Domain Age Doesn’t Matter For Search Rankings

Google's John Mueller responded with a resounding "no" when he was asked if domain age matters for ranking in Google's search results. John responded on Twitter to the question by simply saying "no" and adding no more detail...

Google: No Need To Add Alt Text To Position Or Placeholder Images

John Mueller from Google said on Twitter that you don't need to add alt text to all your images. Specifically, adding alt text to small images used for positioning stuff on your pages or placeholder images are not necessary...

Google: Why We Don’t Disclose Most Google Updates & Algorithm Changes

Google's John Mueller addressed the question of why they don't disclose most Google algorithm updates and changes in this mornings Google hangout not just once...

See How Google’s John Mueller & Gary Illyes Answer The Same Question Differently

An SEO named Brock Ellison asked Google's John Mueller and Gary Illyes (he also asked others) the same question and he got different answers from John and Gary...

Google: Good Rule Of Thumb On Quality Content…

Google's John Mueller was asked about what makes quality content, um, quality. In which, John responded that a good rule of thumb is content that your users will want to come back to even without a search engine...

Google: Bulk Quality = Low Quality In Search Rankings

Some of the questions SEOs send to Google seem to always amaze me. Basically people asking Google how can they safely spam Google. The last question was about how to do "bulk submission of quality articles" in a safe way. It was addressed to Google's John Mueller...