Daily Search Forum Recap: August 21, 2008

Aug 21, 2008 • 5:00 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:

  • Google Releases Major Update to AdWords API Java Library
    Google AdWords API advisor writes at Google Groups that the Java client library (version 2.0.0) has been released at http://code.google.com/p/google-api-adwords-java/. Version 2.0.0 has some major fixes. It removes support from v11 and updates the default version to v12, and there's also a document fix to remove the reference to "clientEmail" from AdWordsUser. If you encounter any issues, you can always make updates to the list here. Forum discussion continues at Google Groups.
  • Google Fixes 404 Widget Scripting Errors
    Yesterday, we talked about the Google code to enhance the 404 experience. A number of issues were reported with the code in the Google Groups announcement thread, and Google has fortunately made tweaks to fix the issues. Google representative JohnMu says that you should be returning a 404 error when using this widget (though it will now work if the page returns a 200 status too!) That's great, because in the example in yesterday's blog
  • Search Marketing Standard Magazine Acquired by iNET Interactive
    Congratulations to Search Marketing Standard Magazine for their recent acquisition by iNET Interactive. We first reported about the print publication in January 2006 and now it has gotten bigger as Andrey Milyan reports on Crea8site Forums. In case you didn't know, the Search Marketing Standard magazine is a print magazine "with a goal to provide readers with practical, relevant and easy-to-understand information that [marketers] could apply to directly improve their search engine marketing campaigns." Many
  • A Rejection Letter from Google News
    Publishers really really really want to have their sites accepted into the news search engines. The major ones are Google News and Yahoo News, but there are plenty of others. We have covered a few times, how to get into Google News and I actually have updated those articles in the past. Here they are: Getting Into Google News RevisitedHow to Rank in Google News Now that you know how to get into Google News,
  • SES San Jose Roundtable Live Coverage Day Three Recap
    Here is the concise version of the live blogging coverage our volunteers put together at SES San Jose yesterday: Black Hat / White Hat: Playing Dirty with SEO Facebook, Feeds and Micro-Blogging Maximizing SEO Returns with User Generated Content Advanced Paid Search Techniques Social Media Analysis and Tracking Keywords & Content: Search Marketing Foundations Duplicate Content & Multiple Site Issues Link Building Basics Searcher Behavior Research Update Successful Tactics for Social Media Optimization (SMO) SEO

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