Daily Search Forum Recap: April 22, 2008

Apr 22, 2008 • 5:42 pm | comments (0) by | 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:

  • Earth Day 2008 Logos: Google, Yahoo, AOL, Ask.com & Others
    Today is Earth Day and the search industry is sporting special logos for the day. Here is a run down for the 2008 logos: Google: Yahoo (Flash version): AOL: Ask.com: Cre8asite Forums: Search Engine Roundtable (our theme, it actually glows): Past earth day themes and logos from the search industry: Google, Ask.com & Yahoo! Earth Day Logos, 2007 Search Engine Commemorate Earth Day 2006, 2006 Ask Jeeves & Google Earth Day, 2005 Google Commemorates Earth
  • Google AdWords Optimizer is No Longer Beta, Available to All
    Guess what? After forever (it seems), Google has taken Google Website Optimizer out of beta. Now, anyone can access the Google Website Optimizer to increase your site's conversion rate. (Previously, it was only available to Google AdWords account holders.) If you haven't used Google Website Optimizer yet, perhaps the benefits of A/B Split & Multivariable Testing and Intuitive Reports will woo you. The goals, of course, are to increase sales, improve landing pages, get more
  • Google VP of Search Quality Udi Manber Interviewed
    Udi Manber, VP of search quality for Google, sat down with Popular Mechanics for a rare interview and issued some insights into the state of Google search today. The article deserves a read in itself, but some WebmasterWorld members particularly liked some of the statements about Manber's emphasis on keyword density and how Google rolls out tests (at least with regards to algorithm analysis): I wish people would put more effort into thinking about how

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