Daily Search Forum Recap: November 8, 2018

Nov 8, 2018 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter mastodon | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google Search Console Tests New Domain Property
    Google hinted they were working on a new concept for property sets within the new Google Search Console. Well, here is a screen shot of one person gaining access to what Google is calling the "new Domain Property."
  • Google Doesn't Care If You Copy Legal Disclaimers & Privacy Policies
    Google's John Mueller responded that it's no problem for Google if you copy a legal disclaimer or privacy policy you used on one of your web sites and gave it to another web site. I mean, think about it, do you want your legal disclaimers to rank well in Google anyway?
  • Google Ad Grants Deactivations Spike; Reactivation Requests Necessary
    Michelle from the Google Ad Grants team confirmed in a Google Ads Help thread that Google has recently deactivated a nice number of Google Ad Grant accounts before the big charity season because of compliance issues. There is now a backlog for Google to review and Google is asking these non-profits to use the reactivation form.
  • Google: Disavow File Spaces Does Not Cause Sites To Drop In Ranking
    It has been a while since I saw John Mueller from Google outright call someone's SEO theory "completely incorrect." There is an article where an SEO said that a space in his disavow file results in his site tanking on November 1st. John said that is incorrect and unrelated.
  • Matt Cutts Speaks At Google
    Matt Cutts left Google over 4 years ago, well officially 22 months ago, but really 4+ years ago. Yesterday he came back to give a talk about the USDS, the US Digital Services team and how they use te

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