Google Webmaster Guidelines Updated: Considers Low Quality Guest Blogs as Little or No Content!

Aug 13, 2014 | 1,291 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has added "low-quality guest blog posts" as an example of scraped content in the little or no original content Webmaster guideline. The search engine has been dealing with the use of guest blogging and posting for link building, specifically after Matt Cutts said that guest blogging is done for SEO purpose.

It has penalized several guest blogging networks and is targeting low-quality guest blogs that aim at manipulating the search results. Here's a screenshot of guidelines before the update:

Update 1 Google Webmaster Guidelines Updated: Considers Low Quality Guest Blogs as Little or No Content!

The screenshot after the update

Update 2 Google Webmaster Guidelines Updated: Considers Low Quality Guest Blogs as Little or No Content!

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Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Adwords Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently overseas Content Marketing operations of Page Traffic in India.