John Mueller

John E. Mueller (born 1937) is a political scientist in the field of international relations as well as a scholar of the history of dance. He is recognized for his ideas concerning "the banality of ethnic war" and the theory that major world conflicts are quickly becoming obsolete.
Posts about John Mueller
  • Technical Site Audit Checklist: 2015 Edition

    … visits. On-page optimization Title tags are optimized Title tags should be optimized and unique. Your brand name should be included in your title tag to improve click-through rates. Title tags are about 55-60 characters (512 pixels) to be fully displayed. You can test here or review title pixel widths in Screaming Frog. Important…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 39 readers -
  • Does Social Media Impact SEO?

    … media channels require a constant flow of interesting content and engagement from marketers in order to grow and be useful. Google had 13 major updates in 2014 alone; it’s likely that social media’s influence could further assist in building authority in the future. Have you seen proof that social media helps your website’s organic traffic? …

    Raven Blogin Social SEO Twitter- 32 readers -
  • The Penguin Whisperer

    … also stole my hat. But that’s a different story. With that, it’s over to him. Finally, there is an answer on how to recover from the most punitive algorithmic feature that a search engine has ever unleashed on the SEO community. No more need to wait upwards of a year to escape from the Hell of the mighty Penguin. No Hocus Pocus, no sneaky…

    Sugarraein SEO- 17 readers -
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  • Discussion: Can You Disavow out of Penguin? - Whiteboard Friday

    … implemented a couple years ago where you can upload your spammy links into a file, very similar to robots.txt, and they will apparently remove those links out of your link graph or have them not count against you or something along those lines. However, the hypothesis is -- and Google has confirmed this both by John Mueller and Matt Cutts…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 12 readers -
  • 2015 Predictions: Google In The Year Of The Goat

    … thing that nobody wants to hear but that everybody needs to hear: “Bad SEO” may actually hurt businesses more than “good SEO” can help them. Negative SEO is not a new term, but it is one that every SEO professional or marketer must familiarize himself or herself with. Google’s John Mueller has noted that it can take as long as nine months…

    Chris Marentis/ Search Engine Landin Paid Search SEO Google- 27 readers -
  • Link Juice Hack for PDF Files

    … a little more useful to users than just a pure PDF file.” Source: Matt Cutts, Stone Temple Consulting Highlights of the John Mueller Feb 14th and Feb 24th hangouts. By Mark Traphagen via Steve Martin “John Mueller says that Google will read links in any file (pdf,xls,doc,etc), but will not follow them with link juice. Only proper HTML anchor…

    Dan Petrovic/ DEJAN SEO- 25 readers -
  • Panda 4.1 Google Leaked Dos and Don'ts - Whiteboard Friday

    … this unsatisfactory. So what I did, because apparently I have very little to do with myself, I scoured the Internet for the last two or three years for every single reference of Panda I could find, from John Mueller, from Maile Ohye, from Pierre Far, from Gary Iles, all of the various Google employees that I could find, including the elite Quality…

    Moz Blogin Social SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Google PageRank Will Likely Not Update Again

    … is long been used as a metric by webmasters, particularly for link building and is a sign of whether or not a website might be penalized by Google or not. But with a year or more going between updates, it hasn’t been that important for quite some time. John Mueller on the webmaster help forums posted that he doesn’t anticipate PageRank being updated…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin SEO Google- 7 readers -
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