Daily Search Forum Recap: September 9, 2011

Sep 9, 2011 • 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 :: September 9, 2011
    The big search news this week was that Yahoo abruptly fired their 3 year old CEO...
  • Google Buys Zagat For Local Reviews & More
    Yesterday, Google announced they have acquired Zagat, one of the most trusted and respected local reviews sources out there - and have been for years before the internet. How will this impact Google...
  • How Video Content Can Hurt Your Site's Conversions
    One of the best ways to get exposure to your web site is to have video rank a page of yours and lists that ranked result with a video thumbnail. The video image thumbnails standout in the Google results and typically result in a higher click through rate...
  • Lazy Google Quality Raters, Can It Be?
    A WebmasterWorld thread has a post from one webmaster who decided to try to see how much investigation work a Google Quality Rater does on a whole when investigating and responding to a Google reconsideration request...
  • Questions On Google Places? Google Is Taking Them.
    A Google Places Help thread announced Google is now taking questions from businesses owners on Google Places related questions...
  • New iGoogle Design Upsets Users
    iGoogle has launched a new design and it was quietly announced in the Google Web Search Help forums. The changes were summarized by Sarah H. of Google who said: Collapsable Left Nav: The ability to hide the left navigation...
  • Google Holds Backing Contest - It's Green, It's Android
    Here is a picture from Clipper Monsoon posted on Flickr the other day of the Google Bake Off contest. It seems like the Googlers involved include Ekta, Judith, Brittney, Selena, and Sassi.

Other Great Search Forum Threads:

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