29 Jun '18, 11am

Google: Google Analytics Won't Hurt Or Benefit Your Search Rankings

Google's John Mueller felt the need to explain on Twitter that there is no penalty for using or not using Google Analytics on your web site. Google doesn't rank a web site any better or worse because you use or don't use Google Analytics. Here is John's tweet: Just to be clear: there's no penalty for using or not using GA with regards to search. — John ☆.o(≧▽≦)o.☆ (@JohnMu) June 28, 2018 He did add that it does help uncover information about your web site and gives you insights into making your web site better: GA can give you lots of insights about your site & how users enjoy it, but it's not required for search. — John ☆.o(≧▽≦)o.☆ (@JohnMu) June 28, 2018 But having the Google Analytics snippet in your HTML doesn't give you a ranking boost or ranking decline.

Full article: https://www.seroundtable.com/google-analytics-seo-benefit...

Tweets

6 Reasons Why Google Says Valid HTML Matters

6 Reasons Why Google Says Valid HTML Matters

searchenginejournal.com 29 Jun '18, 3am

A recent tweet from Google’s Gary Illyes called attention to problem of invalid HTML. Google is fine with invalid HTML. Le...

Google's Danny Sullivan Considers Writing A Google Guide to Search

Google's Danny Sullivan Considers Writing A Goo...

seroundtable.com 28 Jun '18, 11am

Danny Sullivan, now at Google, wrote on Twitter that he has been considering writing a Google Guide to Search document on ...

Google: We Ignores Most Links Within Press Releases

Google: We Ignores Most Links Within Press Rele...

seroundtable.com 29 Jun '18, 11am

Google's John Mueller said this morning in a video hangout at the 35:32 mark into the video that Google's algorithms ignor...

Google Insights report in Google My Business ge...

searchengineland.com 27 Jun '18, 1pm

Google My Business insights, the analytics package within the Google My Business dashboard, has added a new report for som...

Google Rebrands AdWords To Google Ads After Almost 18 Years

Google Rebrands AdWords To Google Ads After Alm...

seroundtable.com 27 Jun '18, 11am

Google has announced they are rebranding their 17+ year old brand money maker, AdWords, to simply Google Ads. Google launc...

#SEO | Google: Using The Meta Keywords Tag Won'...

seroundtable.com 23 Jun '18, 6am

We know that Google says you can spam and stuff the meta keywords tag all you want, it won't cause a penalty because Googl...

STUDY: How Volatile Are Google's Featured Snippets?

STUDY: How Volatile Are Google's Featured Snipp...

searchenginejournal.com 26 Jun '18, 9am

During Pubcon last November, Google’s Gary Illyes, warned that featured snippets would be volatile because Google was acti...

Google: Using The Meta Keywords Tag Won't Cause A Search Penalty

Google: Using The Meta Keywords Tag Won't Cause...

seroundtable.com 22 Jun '18, 11am

We know that Google says you can spam and stuff the meta keywords tag all you want, it won't cause a penalty because Googl...

Google Poll: How Long Have You Been Using Google AdWords?

Google Poll: How Long Have You Been Using Googl...

seroundtable.com 02 Jul '18, 11am

As you know, Google is rebranding AdWords to Google Ads soon and with that, Google is getting a bit nostalgic. So Google p...

Google Updates and Consolidates Advertising Products by martinibuster

Google Updates and Consolidates Advertising Pro...

searchenginejournal.com 27 Jun '18, 10am

Google has rebranded AdWords as Google Ads and consolidated it’s other advertising products into Google Marketing Platform...

the first new solution to launch under the Goog...

searchengineland.com 27 Jun '18, 1pm

The first new solution to debut under the new Google Ads brand is designed specifically for small businesses. Google annou...

Google Tests Hotel Search Filters Using Highlight Icons

Google Tests Hotel Search Filters Using Highlig...

seroundtable.com 25 Jun '18, 11am

As you know, Google has been using these hotel highlight icons to display hotel amenities in a more graphical manner. Well...

Get Google Knowledge Panel Verification

Get Google Knowledge Panel Verification

seroundtable.com 25 Jun '18, 12pm

Late Friday, Google announced they've opened up verification of the knowledge panels to more and more people. In fact, I w...

Performance Card In Google My Business

Performance Card In Google My Business

seroundtable.com 26 Jun '18, 11am

If you login to your Google My Business account, you will see in your dashboard a performance card. Honestly, I thought th...

A Google Lead Ranking Engineer Talks About Phil...

seroundtable.com 24 Jun '18, 9am

Paul Haahr, who has been with Google for over 16 years , working on core search problems and solutions posted a 20 tweet t...