30 Jun '14, 12pm

Google On Can You Redirect A Penalty To Another Site

Can you redirect a penalty to a new or different domain name? Let's say site A has a bad link penalty, either manual action or algorithmic issue. And you or a competitor decide to use a 301 redirect from site A to a site without a penalty (i.e. site B). Would site A's penalty cause site B to get a penalty also? This is not a new question and we know penalties may follow you even without redirects. But if done in a negative SEO way, will Google catch it? John Mueller of Google answered this in an unofficial Google Webmaster Hangout Friday afternoon at 27 minutes and 30 seconds in. John said: (1) Google is usually good at catching these cases. (2) He has personally never seen a case where this caused an issue for a good site. (3) If you are worried and you want to ensure nothing bad happens, you can disavow the links pointing to the penalized site (i.e. site A). Disavowing t...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-301-penalty-18777.html

Tweets

Google: Redirecting A Penalized Site To Penalty Free Site Likely Won’t Negatively Impact The Site

Google: Redirecting A Penalized Site To Penalty...

searchengineland.com 30 Jun '14, 1pm

John Mueller basically said he has never seen a case like this where it ended up hurting the site. He said that Google is ...

SearchCap: Google Redirecting Penalties, Robot....

searchengineland.com 30 Jun '14, 9pm

Supreme Court Rules Street View “Wiretapping” Class Action Can Proceed Against Google According to the Wall Street Journal...

#SEO

#SEO

searchenginejournal.com 30 Jun '14, 4pm

Responsive Design – One of the most important things you can do to improve your website’s performance is to make your webs...

The 10 Best Ways to Generate Traffic Without Go...

searchenginewatch.com 30 Jun '14, 1pm

Having a mix of trophy and long-tail phrases ranking in Google search engine results pages (SERPs) is the equivalent of ma...

How To Penguin Proof Your Site

How To Penguin Proof Your Site

thehoth.com 28 Jun '14, 11pm

Greg from the HOTH here, and I have some important discoveries to share with you today, so let’s get right into it. We’ve ...

Assigning .net and .com domains to the same dir...

seomastering.com 29 Jun '14, 6pm

I have both the .net and .com versions of my domain for my Wordpress website. I've searched and searched to find the best ...

Let Google Know About Your Negative SEO

seroundtable.com 30 Jun '14, 12pm

A thread at Google Webmaster Help asks a question that goes unanswered for the most part, "Negative SEO. How can we let th...

Why Is Neustar Allowing Nicaragua To Use A .US Doman for Their Offical Visitor Site?

Why Is Neustar Allowing Nicaragua To Use A .US ...

thedomains.com 30 Jun '14, 12pm

I saw a full page ad in a travel magazine a few weeks ago for the website VisitNicaragua.us. It was a very nice full color...

Would Google slam new Q&A site?

blackhatworld.com 05 Jul '14, 11pm

If all that content shows up overnight, it might trigger some automatic adwords-inducing profit-making penalty designed to...

Google Penalties: Stop Following Me Already!

seroundtable.com 07 Jul '14, 12pm

Whack-a-mole lol G$$GLE has created more spam sites now as its pointless trying to fix any site - Yes pointless trying to ...

Did YouTube’s Own Advertising Campaign Pay Off For the Site?: Earlier this year, YouTube ran an ad campaign t...

Did YouTube’s Own Advertising Campaign Pay Off ...

reelseo.com 30 Jun '14, 2pm

About the Author - Greg Jarboe Greg Jarboe is president and co-founder of SEO-PR , a content marketing agency which provid...

Why Site Search and Navigation Matter @luizcent

spreecommerce.com 29 Jun '14, 7pm

A lot of online retailers, and large businesses alike, think that by driving more traffic to their site, they are guarante...

Keeping Your Head Above Water in the Google Lagoon

searchenginewatch.com 01 Jul '14, 1pm

Those who work in SEO and digital marketing know that the only constant is change . To be successful, we have to spend con...

5 Reasons a Site Hit by Google Penguin Won't Recover

5 Reasons a Site Hit by Google Penguin Won't Re...

searchenginewatch.com 18 Jun '14, 1pm

When Google launched the Penguin algorithm April 24, 2012, many sites who had relied strongly on low-quality link building...

Death penalty suggested in case against airman facing murder charges

Death penalty suggested in case against airman ...

airforcetimes.com 28 Jun '14, 6pm

An Air Force investigating officer is recommending the death penalty for a Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, senior airman c...