Daily Search Forum Recap: October 8, 2010

Oct 8, 2010 • 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:

  • Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: October 8, 2010
    It has been a few weeks since my last video recap, this was due to holidays. I am back now and this week I covered the past month of SEO changes at Google. I also covered the new blue triangle arrow on Google's search results. Google is testing Page Previews. Bing will be adding a link report and link explorer to Bing Webmaster Center. Google added percent changes to Webmaster Tools query report. Yahoo Search
  • John Lennon Google Logo: First Video Doodle Ever
    Today (or tomorrow, depending on where you are) there is a special Google logo on many Google properties and likely will be in Google US very soon. You can see the John Lennon 70th birthday Doodle / logo on Google UK and other Google properties as well. John Lennon would be celebrating his 70th birthday today. He was born on October 9, 1940 and died on December 8, 1980 (I was born that year). What
  • Yahoo Is So Different But They Won't Let You Differentiate Ads
    Heads up, this Monday, Yahoo's search ads will begin to be powered by Microsoft adCenter in the US and Canada. So technically, all the results on the Yahoo Search pages will be served up by Bing/adCenter on Monday. Yahoo has a detailed post with more information on the adCenter transition. Since I now like to beat up on Yahoo, I figured I go at them. Did you know that you cannot differentiate your adCenter campaign
  • Google's C- BBB Rating Is An Improvement
    Mike noticed yesterday that Google had a BBB rating (Better Business Bureau) of a C-. They do, but what most people don't know is that over a year ago, Google had a D score from the BBB. So Google is actually improving. Yea, today, October 2010 a C-: February 2009 a D: So I for one will give Google kudos for getting that grade up, it is progress for the human-less Google. Forum discussion at
  • Google AdSense Publisher Complaining About Recent Earnings & Reporting
    Google AdSense publishers have, on the most part, been happy with their earnings and control of their ads. But all that seemed to change a few days ago. I always see threads with individual publishers complaining about earnings, but recently, the threads seem to be endless. We have two large threads, one at WebmasterWorld and other at Google AdSense Help, let me be clear, there are dozens of threads at other forums and the same
  • Yahoo's New Search UI
    Yahoo announced a new search user interface, since that is the only thing they have control over when it comes to search. Here is a video demo: Discover More with New Yahoo! Search Experiences @ Yahoo! Video This video demonstrates the new and improved news and entertainment shortcuts on Yahoo! Search. With these shortcuts, you can watch movie trailers, listen to songs from an album, see the latest photos, and read the latest tweets about

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