Busy week in search, yet again. Google released their second of two algorithm updates, this one targets 'content farms.' Overstock was penalized by Google for a neat link building technique. Bing integrated the Facebook Likes data even more deeply into the search results. Google documented more on mobile SEO best practices and I summed up the key points. Google added recipes to the left side bar, it is driven by rich snippets. Google is more likely to now change your title tag. Should you host your images on your site or on a social image site? A kid is complaining that his dad is spamming his site in Google. Bing and Yahoo is not doing all that well competing with Google in paid search. SMX West is in a week and a half, we will be covering it live. Check out these $550 custom nike Google sneakers. Google had a logo for Brancusi but no logo for President's Day, like Bing, Ask.com, Dogpile and others. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Google's Farmer Update Live: 12% Of Google's Results Forever Changed
- Overstock.com's Great Rankings Got Them Penalized In Google
- Bing Increases Integration With Facebook Likes
- Google On Mobile SEO: GoogleBot & URL Structure
- GoogleBot Caught Masking Around As An iPhone
- Google Adds Recipe View
- Google Not Listening To Your Title Tag? You're Not Alone
- Should You Host Images On Your Domain or Flickr For Best Traffic Potential?
- Dad, Stop Spamming Google - It's Embarrassing!
- Bing With Yahoo Still Can't Compete With Google On Paid Search Ads
- SMX West Live Blog Coverage - March 8-10th
- Custom Nike Google Sneakers
- Google's Constantin Brancusi 135th Birthday Logo
- No Google & Yahoo Logos On President's Day But Logos From Bing, Ask.com & Dogpile