The twentieth edition of the Search Pulse is now available for download. We started off with how the search industry celebrated Valentines day, including Google, Yahoo!, Ask.com and even DogPile. We then talked about Google AdWords and how they are releasing a new quality score algorithm soon. After that we dug into tons of different SEO topics. The topics we covered are listed below, in order of priority (based on search community buzz). You can download the MP3 file here and listen at your convenience.
Topics We Covered:
- Search Industry Celebrates Valentines Day
- Google AdWords Adds Quality Score, Budget Analysis & New Algorithm
- Major Google AdWords Bug With Quality Score Increases CPC Prices
- Google Fixes AdWords CPC Price Gouge Bug
- Site Down Time Can Remove You From Google Index
- 301 Redirects Pass Google PageRank & Signals in a "Couple Weeks"
- Proof Google Treating Wikipedia Very Well
- Internal Anchor Text - Making Site Wide Changes
- Why Should You Use Unique Meta Descriptions?
- How Does Google Handle The NoFollow Attribute?
- AJAX & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Google Checkout Button on Google.com Take Over Page Real Estate
- Yahoo! Search Update Now Rolling Back?
- Google Enables Pausing AdWords Ads, Keywords & Sites
- Site Targeted Google Campaigns To Meet Cost Per Click Model
- Yahoo! Does Digg With Suggestion Boards?
- Google Opens Webmaster Central Blog To Commenting
- Google Wants Gmail.pl From Polish Poets
- Google Advertiser Charged For Paused Campaign in AdWords
- Google Allows AdSense Publishers to Click Play Button on Video Ads
- Google AdSense Geo Targeting Break?
- Google AdWords Professional Verification Seal Now Working
- How Does The Yahoo! Directory Rank Sites?
- Possible Google Valentines Day Update About To Take Place?
- Google Gives Identities Of YouTube Users To Fox
See you next week for the 21st edition!
Past Shows: - February 13, 2007: Nineteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Rand Proposes, Google Sitelinks Update, Search Algorithms, StumbleUpon, SEO, PageRank, Yahoo, Keyword Tools & More - February 6, 2007: Eighteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Google Link Tool & Fox, Personalized Google, Yahoo Panama Live, PageRank, Site Explorer, Local, Poor SEO & More - January 30, 2007: Seventeenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Googlebombs, Yahoo Titles, YouTube Rev Share, Panama Monday, SEO, AdSense, PageRank, Groups & More - January 23, 2007: Sixteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Wikipedia Nofollows SEOs, Google Follows Wikipedia, Yahoo! Search Update, SEO Titles, Google Site Command, Google Germany, 301s vs. 302s & More - January 16, 2007: Fifteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Best Search Blogs, PPC & Organic, DMOZ Back, Debra Mastaler Guests, Related Google Searches & More - January 2, 2007: Fourteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Search Holidays, New Years, Google Update, Blog Tips, Social Links, Paid Reviews, Ask.com X, AdWords & More - December 19, 2006: Thirteenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Google Link Building, Duplicate Content, CSS Tricks, Images Near AdSense, Yahoo! Directory Tag, Here Comes Panama, & More - December 12, 2006: Twelfth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: SES Recap, Versioning SEO, Contact Google, Yahoo, Google, Click Fraud, Duplicate Content, AdWords, Microsoft & More - December 5, 2006: Eleventh Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Google Spam Tools, Danny & SEW, Chris Boggs & SEW, Ask AskCity, MSN Bot, Yahoo Topics & Much More - November 28, 2006: Tenth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Turkey Day, Google Spam, SES Chicago, MSN Update, AdWords Denial, Holiday Gifts, Yahoo Jobs & More - November 21, 2006: Ninth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: PubCon Vegas, Hefner's Sky Villa, Google Update, Yahoo's Compliance, Microsoft's Banning, AdWords Quality, Sitemaps Protocol & More - November 7, 2006: Eighth Edition of the Search Pulse Live: Google AdWords Update, MSN Search Update, PageRank Update, SEO, PubCon Coverage, Firefox, JotSpot, Yahoo! Eggs, & More - October 31, 2006: Seventh Edition of Search Pulse Live: Halloween, Yahoo's Panama, Did-It, Ask.com Mobile, MSN Links, Eric Schmidt, 30 Point Penality, & More - October 10, 2006: Sixth Edition of Search Pulse Live: Tim Mayer on NOODP Tag, GooTube, Google News Porn, SEO, PageRank, Pinging, Code Search, SearchMash, Yahoo Panama UK, Mobile AdSense & More - October 4, 2006: Fifth Edition of Search Pulse Live: Google Maps Bug, PageRank Update, 8th BDay, Links, Matt Cutts, Daniel Read, Ask.com, adCenter, Apax, & More - September 26, 2006: Fourth Edition of Search Pulse Live: Google.com Rankings Anywhere, Live.com Fixed, Canada Not Welcome, Danny's B-Day, Yahoo! Ad Growth, Google Product Search Changes & More - September 19, 2006: Third Edition of Search Pulse Live: Live.com, AdWords Test, Intuit & Google, Yahoo! Ads, Supplementals, Belgian Cache, OneBox Spam, Adam Lasnik on Links - September 12, 2006: Second Edition of Search Pulse Live: Google News Archive, Sitelinks, AdWords Preview, Sullivan PubCon, ChaCha & More... - September 6, 2006: First Edition of Search Pulse Live: Sullivan Leaves SEW, AdSense Lawsuit, Yahoo Blog Search, Keywords in URLs, New URLs, Navigational Search, Google Apps & More