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GWT - Similar Sites - Hurt Each Other

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by youtalk, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. youtalk

    youtalk Regular Member

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    Does anyone have proof or experience that having similar sites on one GWT account hurt each other in rankings?

    Example:
    site1.com/phone/apple (ranking for Apple phones)
    site2.com/phone/apple (ranking for Apple phones)

    Since the two domains are on the same GWT and the pages are very similar, does G put two and two together and hurt or lower either of the sites for rankings?
     
  2. array90

    array90 Registered Member

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    In general I only put my money site on GWT / Analytics. Everything else I just don't run analytics on.
     
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    youtalk Regular Member

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    I wonder if that's standard practice.
     
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    array90 Registered Member

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    I've heard this from a few other SEOs, but I'm not sure there is any data/truth backing it up. In general if a site just feeds a link I really don't care what kind of traffic it gets.