Google: Using Google Domains Does Not Help You Rank Better

Dec 20, 2019 - 7:20 am 0 by

Google Straircase Up

John Mueller from Google said that using Google's own domain name service, Google Domains, will not help you rank better in Google search or with your SEO. He said in a Reddit thread "no" when asked "Do migrating to "google domains" will improve my SEO in any way?"

Well, most of that statement is true. If you want me to nitpick, it does help you slightly verify your domain name with Google Search Console. So this helps you get into Google Search Console a bit faster and then Google Search Console has a lot of useful SEO tools that help you with your SEO.

But simply using Google Domains does not help you rank better. Google Domains is not a ranking signal in Google.

I wonder where these theories come from?

Forum discussion at Reddit.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Spam Update, Volatility & Indexing Bug, AI Overviews, Google Maps Exploit, Ads, Applebot - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 25, 2024

Jun 25, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google

Google Search Showing More Health Related AI Overviews

Jun 25, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google

Google Credit Card Search Widget

Jun 25, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google

Google Mobile Search Tests More Sitelink Variations

Jun 25, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Sitemaps Docs Updated: Lastmod Date Should Be Last Significant Update

Jun 25, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Ads

Google Automated Local Services Ads Lead Credits Coming

Jun 25, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Google Indoor Ski House