Can a Web Host’s Reputation for Spammy Sites Influence Your Site’s Rankings?

There has been a lot of talk over the years about websites being negatively affected by other spammy or unethical sites on the same server or IP address. Google’s Matt Cutts answers a question about the possibility of a web host’s reputation affecting an individual website’s ranking in the SERPs. The answer is not a “hard no”. I suggest you watch and find out why.

About Melissa Fach

AuthorityLabs Community Jedi - Melissa Fach is the owner of SEOAware, LLC that specializes in consulting and training businesses. She is also an associate on the community team at Moz, a writer at CopyPressed, the past Editor of Search Engine Journal and a big cat volunteer. You can find her on Twitter @SEOAware.