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:
- Google's Matt Cutts: Text Link Ads Link Sellers Targeted
A few weeks ago, we reported that Google busted another link seller network. We didn't know which link seller network it was - until now. Matt Cutts, Google's head of search spam, tweeted last week that the link network they went after was "TLA linkselling sites...
- Bing Turns 4: Was There A Search Update?
As you can see from the design of this site today, we are all decked out celebrating Microsoft's launch of Bing four years ago today. But that is not why I am writing this story, there seems to be some chatter, again...
- Have Links To Disavow? Google Says Google Webmaster Tools Link Report Is Enough?
Last week I wrote about How Do You Uncover Your Spammy Links? There I said, when you want to disavow links or have them removed, using Google Webmaster Tools link report is probably not enough. You probably need to use third party tools as well.
- Google's Official Tips On Internationalizing A Web Site
Google's Jens O. Meiert and Tony Ruscoe posted on the Google Webmaster Blog 6 quick tips for international web sites. This is a topic we covered a lot and honestly is somewhat foreign (pun) to me. The 6 tips in short are: 1. Make pages I18N-ready in the markup...
- Google (Rich Snippets) Structured Data Markup Helper Tool
In December 2012, Google launched a data highlighter tool that aided more novice webmasters in creating structure data for use in the rich snippets in Google's search results. Google announced that they added more data types support to that tool...
- Ingress Birthday Cake
Sylvia Mangelsen is celebrating her birthday and since she is an Ingress gamer, she was given an Ingress cake. Those who play Ingress are pretty hard core. Ingress is
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