Google: logo placement does not affect SEO positioning and search rankings From time to time you hear these SEO myths that surprise me. Here is one, where someone was told that placing the company logo in a design impacts SEO. The designer's response was that placing the logo in the center of the head would damage SEO and Google rankings. Google's answer was no, where did you hear that? John Mueller of Google said "Did you hear it from a reliable source? People say all kinds of things that are not true. "Gary Illyes from Google said" WHAT?! "