Search Pulse 30: Mothers Day, Google One Box, Google Relations, Penalties, Fake Bans, AdWords & More

May 16, 2007 • 1:35 pm | comments (6) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Pulse Podcast
 

the-pulse-icon.jpg The 30th edition of the Search Pulse is now available for download. We thanked the wonder mothers by showing off some of the search engine logos for the day. We discussed Google one box results found in the middle of the Google results. Google Webmaster relations was a hot topic in this podcast. Plus we discussed other stories involving Google, Yahoo, Ask.com and Live.com. The topics we covered are listed below, in order of priority (based on search community buzz). You can download the MP3 file and listen at your convenience.

You can listen to the MP3 file with our new player directly below:

Topics We Covered:

  1. Ask.com's Bold Mothers Day Logo, Google.com & Yahoo Go Simple & As The Search Engine Roundtable
  2. Google Local Results Found In Google.com Web Search Results
  3. Google Attacked Over Webmaster Relations 
  4. Adam Lasnik of Google Responds to Webmasters Again
  5. Matt Cutts of Google Comments on "-950 Penalty" as "Over Optimization Penalty"
  6. Matt Cutts Tells Us Which Web Directories Can Impact Your Search Rankings
  7. Google Analytics Releases New Version With Sleek New User Interface
  8. Fake German Google Search Quality Team Warning from DONOTREPLY@gmail.com
  9. Sergey Brin of Google and Gary Price of Ask.com Get Married
  10. What To Do When Your In House SEO Goes Bad?
  11. How To Get Reinstated After Being Banned from Google AdWords

Lightening Round:

  1. When Forum Moderators Go Bad
  2. Microsoft's Gates To Focus On Search
  3. Google's Google Bomb Algorithm Is Not a Live Algorithm
  4. Does Rotating Content Hurt Your Search Engine Rankings?
  5. Ethical Link Building Incentives
  6. A Drop in Traffic After Relaunching a SEO Friendly Version of a Site
  7. Google AdWords Negative Suggestion Tool: Useful? Visible?
  8. Is Yahoo Working on New Keyword Tool with Search Volume Data?
  9. Google Launches Audio Ads to the Masses: Step by Step Screen Captures
  10. Microsoft adCenter Conversion Tracking Turned Off Automatically
  11. Handing Over the Keys to Your Google AdWords Account
  12. Should DMOZ Incorporate More Web 2.0 Elements?
  13. Google Explains What AdSense Ad Locations Are Acceptable
  14. Colorful Implementation of Google AdSense on AskBaby.com
  15. Webmasters Frustrated Over Forced Upgrade of AdSense Accounts to Google Accounts
  16. Google AdSense Publishers Ask for Wild Card Support on Competitive Ad Filter
  17. Ad Free Google: Search Google Without Ads
  18. How Popular is Your Domain?
  19. Yahoo! Japan Image Search Has Flash Preview Player
  20. Short Descriptions Coming To Yahoo! Search Marketing Wednesday

The topic list is in order of how I wanted the conversation to go. I felt that these were the most talked about and discussed topics in the search community. Again, you can listen to the MP3 file here.

We should be having a show this Tuesday night at 5pm (EST) on WebmasterRadio.FM.

For our past shows, please visit the Search Pulse archives and browse through them all.

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Comments:

imnotadoctor

05/16/2007 08:24 pm

Holy smokes 30th show! Dang feels like the first show was last week! Congratz. BTW I will take a that free link or a rustybrick bag.

Barry Schwartz

05/16/2007 08:32 pm

That was Chris or Ben offering the links. ;-)

imnotadoctor

05/16/2007 09:21 pm

Not even free swag so i can take a photo with it!?' Dang ...

Barry Schwartz

05/16/2007 09:27 pm

Going to SMX?

David Eaves

05/17/2007 03:09 am

Some graet issues raised, very good listening, those Webmaster Radio adverts are well cheesey.

imnotadoctor

05/17/2007 06:38 pm

No SMX for me waiting till it gets to LA.

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