10 Nov '17, 12pm

Google: If You Don't Have A Manual Action, You Don't Need To Submit A Disavow

There is a lot of rumbling going through the SEO community around a statement Gary Illyes of Google said while on stage at PubCon this week. Reports are saying he said "If you do not have a manual action then you do not need to submit a disavow." There are many accounts of him saying this from people in the audience. In short, with Penguin 4.0 which devalues and no longer demotes - there is no algorithmic reason to use the disavow file. But for manual actions, where you can see a demotion for links, there may be a reason to use the disavow file. This is literally a topic that was hot a year ago - I covered it in detail there. So I guess now there are no other link algorithms that would benefit you if you use the disavow. Gary has been downplaying the disavow file a lot recently and this is him doing that again. "If you do not have a manual action then you do not need to su...

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-disavow-manual-action...

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