Daily Search Forum Recap: June 9, 2009

Jun 9, 2009 - 3:00 pm 0 by

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:

  • 70% Of Our Readers Like Bing
    When Bing launched a bit over a week ago, we asked our readers via an anonymous poll if they like the new Microsoft search engine. To my surprise, 70% of the responses said they like the new search engine. Keep in mind, the index is mostly the same, but the search interface is the major difference, from what I understand. Interface is huge and clearly plays a major roll in relevancy. Here is the break
  • Google Always Wins: AdSense Publisher Gets Shot Down in Appeals Court
    In early March we reported that if you take Google to small claims court, you might win. It talked about the story where a small AdSense publisher sued Google in small claims court for terminating his account and not paying him. The publisher won in small claims court, but on May 22nd, Google took the publisher back to court, to appeal the decision and Google won. Google showed how the publisher violated the terms of
  • How Google's "More Sponsored Links" Differs From Normal Google Ads
    A WebmasterWorld thread has discussion around why the display URL differs in the "More Sponsored Links" section, when compared to the normal ads on the search results page. WebmasterWorld's Preferred Member, Rehan said: The first thing to realize is that the Sponsored Links search is unrelated to the keywords chosen by the advertiser to display the ad. Instead, the results shown are the ads that include the query words in the ad text. That's why
  • Google UK Search Shake Up - June 2009
    Over the past week or so, I have been hearing chatter about a Google UK search shuffle of some kind. I did not see any forum threads in the discussion forums I track, until Gabs posted one in Search Engine Roundtable Forums. The changed pushed many sites a couple hundred points down in the Google UK search results. But as of yesterday, many of those sites returned to their previous position. Gabs said: Last week

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