Could there be a chance that Google might be coming out with a new mobile algorithm soon? Google is sending out mass notifications to webmasters who don't have websites that are mobile-friendly. The notifications contain the subject "fix mobile usability issues found on...", and the notification goes on to explain that the sites have critical mobile usability [...]
Last week on Friday, John Mueller from Google answered a question posed by Barry Schwartz in a Webmaster/Search Helpdesk Hangout that had to do with issues that centered around a penalized site being redirected to an unpenalized site. The question was this: What if a competitor takes a site that has a severe penalty and 301 redirects [...]
Matt Cutts, head of Google Search, answers the question, "I got a "Googlebot can't access your site" message in Webmaster Tools from my host being down for a day. Does it affect my rankings when this happens?"