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:
- Bing Considering Rewards For Search Spam Reports
It is no secret that both Google and Bing want you to report search spam to them and people do it. It helps them both manually and algorithmically tailor their search ranking algorithms to be better quality...
- Is Social Signaling The End Of Expert Content?
There is an outstanding thread developing at WebmasterWorld on the topic of social search ranking factors versus content ranking factors. The discussion is fairly thought provoking...
- Google Search Settings Location Bug
Some Google users are having technical issues with changing their search preferences. The issue appears to happen when you have a default location set and then you try to change another setting. Google may pop up a warning that reads: Sorry, the location [city...
- 57 Item SEO Audit Checklist
A new post at SEOmoz shared a detailed 57-point checklist for performing a technical audit on a web site for verifying the site meets many of the SEO requirements. This checklist is extremely comprehensive and can aid new and existing SEOs on preparing a technical audit for their clients...
- Yahoo Door Keychain
Here is a picture of a Yahoo keychain. It says, "Buka Duniamu dengan Yahoo" which means Open Your World With Yahoo. This is a promotion for Yahoo Indonesia.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- bandwidth Issue, WebmasterWorld
- Display Network - Placements: Share Your AdWords Best Practices and have them featured on the Inside AdWords Blog!, Google AdWords Help
- Panda Pushback Links, Sphinn
- Report: Groupon and Foursquare In Partnership Talks, WebmasterWorld
- AdWords Best Practices - Keyword Tool, Landing Pages Optimization, Account Structure, Display Network, Google AdWords Help
- Are new top level domains really a threat to Google?, WebmasterWorld
- Doodle Slavonic Alaphabet, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- I can't edit a line using right click, Google Maps Help