Daily Search Forum Recap: March 3, 2010

Mar 3, 2010 • 3:02 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:

  • Brazilian Google AdSense Publishers May Not Be Paid This Month
    Found via a WebmasterWorld thread, a Google AdSense Brasil thread has a note from Marcelo from the Google AdSense team that some Brazilian publishers won't be paid this month. The translated version of what he said is: Due to a problem in the payment process, some publishers will not be paid in February, but their gains have accrued and paid at the end of March. As some publishers may have seen, we send an email
  • Bing Recommends W3C Compliant Code For Better Indexing
    A Bing Community thread has a Microsoft Bing representative telling SEOs that W3C complaint code can help with indexing content. Brett Yount, the program manager at Bing Webmaster Center, said: Clean code can help quite a bit in indexing on all the SEs. If you are just starting out, I suggest finding a W3C compliant template. We all know that Google said time and time again that validated code does not get a ranking boost,
  • Google Webmaster Tools Bolsters Notifications & Eases Sharing
    The Google Webmaster Tools team released two new features in the past two days that are very welcomed by the webmaster community. They announced new notifications of hacks and spam and a new way to share your verified sites with others. Hack & Spam Notifications: Starting this month, we will notify more webmasters of more potential issues we've detected on their websites, including: Spammy or abused user-generated contentAbused forum pages or egregious amounts of comment
  • Google Wins Patent For Geo-Targeting Ads
    Venture Beat reports Google has won the patent for using location in an advertising system, or something called geo-targeting. Let me quote the article: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the search giant a patent for using location in an advertising system last Tuesday, which is the emerging business model for most consumer-facing location startups today. Filed six years ago, the patent is fairly broad. It covers using location for targeting, setting a minimum
  • Why Might You Be Redirected To A Localized Version of Bing?
    On occasions, I hear in the forums complaints that people are going to Google.com or Bing.com and are being redirected to a localized version, outside of their local. For example, a Bing Community thread reports one user in the US being redirected to Bing France and a Google Web Search Help thread has another user from Brooklyn, New York complaining about being redirected to Google Puerto Rico. Why might this happen? Brett Yount from the

SMX West 2010 Coverage:

  • SMX West: Paid Search Bullseye
    Below is live coverage of the Paid Search Bullseye from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Keri Morgret of Strike Models. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session is completed. Paid
  • SMX West: The Current State Of Social Search
    Below is live coverage of the The Current State Of Social Search from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Brian Ussery of Beu Blog. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session
  • SMX West: Supercharging your Descriptions with Sitelinks
    Below is live coverage of the Supercharging your Descriptions with Sitelinks from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Keri Morgret of Strike Models. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session is
  • SMX West: Google's Personalized Search Revolution
    Below is live coverage of the Google's Personalized Search Revolution from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Brian Ussery of Beu Blog. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session is completed.
  • SMX West: Keyword Research: Beyond the Ordinary
    Below is live coverage of the Keyword Research: Beyond the Ordinary from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Keri Morgret of Strike Models. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session is
  • SMX West: Not Your Father's AdWords
    Below is live coverage of the Not Your Father's AdWords from the SMX West conference. This coverage is provided by Keri Morgret of Strike Models. We are using a live blogging tool to provide the real time coverage, please excuse any typos. You can also interact with us and while we are live blogging, so feel free to ask us questions as we blog. We will publish the archive below after the session is completed.

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