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:
- Are Your Google Maps Reviews Showing "A Google User"?
A Google+ Local Help thread has a complaint from a local SEO consultant that one of his clients is now missing a lot of reviews...
- Cutts: We Will Penalize Spammy Guest Blogging
A month ago, I covered how Matt Cutts of Google said guest blogging can be good. But shortly after writing that, a client emails me about where they should place links in their guest blogs. Should they place two or one. I sent him the video and they respond, "okay...
- What Happened To My Custom Google Background Image?
The Google Web Search Help forum is filled with complaints from Google users that no longer see their custom background images they used on their Google home page for the past two plus years...
- Google India Diwali Doodle?
Google India - www.google.co.in - does not currently have a special logo for Diwali...
- The Confidential Google's Privacy Principles Guide
Florian Rohrweck, a new Googler (although I think he was a consultant or part time before) took a picture of the Google Privacy Principles handout given to "Nooglers" as part of their training.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- If you just got a new Windows RT tablet and want to use…, Google - Google+
- Want any easy way to keep abreast of changes to your…, Google Maps - Google+
- Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool: Your first aid to c..., AdWords Community
- Getting Past Panda I - Third Attempt, WebmasterWorld
- How do we join the brands?, WebmasterWorld
- Windows Head Steven Sinofsky to Leave Microsoft, WebmasterWorld