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:
- Poll: Do You NoFollow Your External Links?
A WebmasterWorld thread has one webmaster saying that he is on the verge of just setting up all his external links on his sites to be nofollowed by default. He said he was checking his linkage data and noticed that a "huge percentage" of those linking to him all use nofollow on those links. He said, if everyone else is doing it, why not do it himself. So he is considering switching all his external
- Can You Hurt Your Rankings By Using Too Many Internal Links?
A WebmasterWorld thread has one SEO/Webmaster claiming his ranking for his primary keywords died after using too many internal links in an effort to boost those keyword rankings. In short, he noticed he was ranking semi-well for a number of keywords. To boost that ranking a bit, he decided to add a blogroll like navigation to his site and place those keywords in anchor text to the internal destination pages. He said, it backfired and
- Google Images Serves Up One Image For Limited Time
When Brian asked me yesterday why Google Images was only serving up one image for a search query, I brushed him off. I thought maybe it was a network administration issue but I was wrong. Brian was one of many having an issue loading up Google Image search results last night. loupiote reported the issue at Google Web Search Help and said
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Hulu.com plans IPO, worth as much as 2 billion dollars., WebmasterWorld
- Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Turns 15 Today!, WebmasterWorld
- Protesters Gather At Google Plex Over Net Neutrality, WebmasterWorld
- Doodle Indonesia merdeka, Google Blogoscoped
- Google Analytics Profile Limit, WebmasterWorld
- Lycos Sold to Ybrant digital...., Search Engine Watch Forums
- Stoner-Image search is unhelpful. It comes up with a biker not a real stoner. Please represent 'stoner' properly., Google Web Search Help