Daily Search Forum Recap: December 31, 2009

Dec 31, 2009 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Forum Recap
 

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • 2010 New Year Logos from Search Engines: Yahoo, Bing, Ask.com & Google (Coming Soon)
    Typically, I compile the New Years logos from the various search engines and search industry on New Years Day, but most of the search engines, with the exception of Google, have the logos out already. So here are the 2010 New Years logos. If any of them update and when Google adds there logo, I will update this post. Google: [Coming Soon] Yahoo (Animated): Yahoo (Static): Bing: Ask.com: DogPile: Baidu: Clicker: Sogou: Cre8asite Forums: Search
  • Google Toolbar PageRank Update (New Years 2010)
    Almost exactly like last year, Google is pushing out a New Years PageRank Update now. Mid-December we reported PageRank shifts or penalties and today, there are wide spread reports of a PageRank update in the Google Toolbar. It is a bit funny, because last New Years, we reported in mid-December a PR shuffle and then on December 31, 2008 we reported an official PageRank update in the toolbar. It is almost exactly the same way
  • Sphinn Closes Submissions Over New Years Weekend
    Sphinn announced they are closing the site to submissions from 5:00 pm PT on December 31st through about 9:00 am PT on Monday, January 4th. Matt McGee, the Sphinn Editor, explained the reason for them taking down the submissions capability: Over the Christmas weekend, we found that just about the only things being submitted to Sphinn were spam. Since we're expecting the New Year's weekend to be similar, we've decided to just turn the submission
  • Google Removes SEOs from Local One Pack in Search Results
    In an updated Google Maps Help thread, Joel H. from Google said Google has dropped most of the local results in the Google web search pages for SEO and Web Design related queries. Yes, you heard me right - Google has decided to intentionally not show a local pack for queries that are related to SEO or web design and include a local qualifier. Example searches include [web design 10010], [web design suffern], [seo 90210],

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