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

    … as Google's John Mueller recently said that your homepage doesn't need to be listed first. Review the number of organic landing pages in Google Analytics Does this match with the number of results in a site: search? This is often the best view of how many pages are in a search engine's index that search engines find valuable. Search…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 53 readers -
  • Does Social Media Impact SEO?

    … mainstream importance. Google Throws Marketers Another Curveball To add further confusion to the mix, Google Webmaster Tools’ John Mueller shared in a Google Plus post last August that the company was dropping the coveted authorship photos functionality from search results and Webmaster Tools. Eager marketers who had dedicated hours to building…

    Raven Blogin Social SEO Twitter- 42 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- 25 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- 25 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- 32 readers -
  • Link Juice Hack for PDF Files

    … was an old brochure, indexed, cached and showing toolbar PageRank 5. The end result was successful canonicalisation to a HTML equivalent in search results, transfer of social signals (+1s). Screenshot: HTML page now appears in search results instead of the PDF. By tracking Googlebot’s activities in an separate experiment we proved that Google will use…

    Dan Petrovic/ DEJAN SEO- 52 readers -
  • Panda 4.1 Google Leaked Dos and Don'ts - Whiteboard Friday

    …, they're not talking about you in a negative way. That could be an issue. Finally, you want to make sure you get reviews. The four star rating, nine out of ten blips, eight out of four blops, whatever it is, you want to make sure you get reviews, and they should be on independently verified sources, but also that Google can read, so Yelp, Zagat…

    Moz Blogin Social SEO Google- 21 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- 12 readers -
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