Google: It's Rare I'd Recommend You Start A New Site After A Penalty

May 23, 2016 • 8:10 am | comments (85) by twitter | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

We've covered Google giving webmasters advice after being hit by a penalty to start a new web site several times here. But John Mueller of Google said on that Google+ Friday morning hangout that "I'd say it is really rare that I'd recommend that people start up with a new web site."

He said that around a site that is penalized. It was a short comment in a larger set of remarks around penalties and what to do, including ways to not redirect a penalty.

John said this at the 4:52 mark into the video:

I'd say it is really rare that I'd recommend that people start up with a new web site.

You can listen to the before and after but here is the exact start point in the video embed below:

Again, we've covered Google advising webmasters to start new web sites many times in the past.

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