Are Blogger | Blogspot Blogs SEO Friendly?

Dropdown Menus On Blogspot Could Cause Indexing Problems

Just because Blogger / Blogspot is owned by Google doesn’t make it SEO Friendly

For years I have been reading absurd suggestions that Google’s Blogger / Blogspot service is SEO friendly. At one time this was semi-true, and it is even possible with the current incarnation. However if you use the service “as intended”, without expert knowledge, you might find yourself up a creek without a paddle.

Google Reconsideration or Reinclusion Request

Robots.txt Blocked Can Still Rank

Now Google have changed their wording for reconsideration requests (formerly reinclusion requests), I have filed one for this domain.
(note to Google, why isn’t Michael’s permalink ranking?)

I am not going to call this a perfect example of a reconsideration request, but I decided that it was better to be 100% honest about my thought process for both now and in the future, because whilst I am now blocking paid reviews with robots.txt, there are so many things still not specified within the webmaster guidelines that it is a potential minefield, especially for someone who has previously been the target of a manual penalty.

SEO Linking Gotchas Even The Pros Make

Single Page

2008 SEMMY Runner-Up I am going to attempt to debunk almost every WordPress SEO “Expert” article ever written, and in some respects this article even debunks some of the things I have written in the past.