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:
- Do You Like Bing's HTML5 Interface?
A week ago today, Bing announced their IE9 Bing search "experience." In reality you should now or soon be able to see the new Bing experience in other browsers that support HTML5, like Firefox, Chrome and Safari but Bing said it might only work in the beta of IE9. Here is a video demo of the experience: Do you like it? Do You Like The Bing HTML5 Interface?online surveys Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.
- Why You Should Avoid Deleting Your Google Maps Listing
A Google Places Help thread has one business owner frustrated his business listing is 93% complete according to Google Places. He has tried everything over the course of a few years to complete his profile, but nothing he does works. He is at the point of wanting to delete his business listing and start "fresh." He asked, "What are the implications of deleting listing and starting fresh?" Ryan Meley responded in the thread, and his
- If You Controlled The Google Search Algorithm, What Would You Change?
A WebmasterWorld thread has an interesting, fun and thought-provoking discussion going on. The topic is, what would you change in the Google search algorithm. The main issue is, none of us know all the factors in the Google search algorithm. It is hard to know what to change, when you don't know what is there in the first place. In the past, the folks at WebmasterWorld tried to come up with a list of 200
- Some IE Users Experiencing Bugs With AdSense Ads
There are several reports of users surfing sites with Google AdSense on them and receiving Internet Explorer saying, "Internet Explorer Cannot Open Internet Site." I spotted threads on this topic at WebmasterWorld and several at Google AdSense Help. Here is a picture of a warning: I don't see a response from Google on this issue or how wide spread it is. But as you can imagine, this can be pretty annoying for some users. Forum
- Google Begins Calling Businesses To Confirm Map Information?
A Google Places Help thread says one business owner received a phone call from someone claiming to be an employee at Google. The Googler said he is calling to verify that his business's address has not changed. The number on the caller ID was 650-214-7958 and the 650 is in the Mountain View location, which is where Google is located. Also, whenever Google calls me from their Mountain View offices, the 650 area shows up
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 4 Valuable Link Building Services (Zemanta, MyBlogGuest, EightfoldLogic & Whitespark), Sphinn
- Doodle chuseok, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Google changing search terms making results invalid, WebmasterWorld
- Who Created My Sponsored Link?, Google AdWords Help