Daily Search Forum Recap: July 14, 2009

Jul 14, 2009 - 4:00 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:

  • 60% Of Our Readers Feel Yahoo Cannot Turn Things Around
    The other day, I spilled my guts out about missing the old days of Yahoo. I honestly wish Yahoo was on their way to a full recovery and become a strong competitor to Google or even not compete with Google, but just become stronger then it was a year ago. But it doesn't seem to be happening and it is sad. I decided to feel out our readers, and ask them if they feel Yahoo
  • DMOZ (ODP): "Submit Once & Forget It" Says SEOs
    Earlier this month, we polled our audience asking how important is DMOZ to your SEO strategy? As expected, most SEOs take the philosophy of "submit it and forget it." Why? Simply because to many SEOs, it is not worth them wasting their time following up with DMOZ when many editors won't act on those follow ups. Here are the full poll results: Question: How Important is DMOZ (ODP)? :: Submit Once & Forget It said
  • Google Pays Out YouTube Earnings Differently Than AdSense Earnings
    I recently signed up to enable YouTube revenue sharing on my search videos. It was part so that I can try to get my YouTube videos into Google News (still working on that). One thing I noticed was that while my AdSense reports update daily, my YouTube data in the AdSense reporting tool shows "no data available." I then spotted a thread about this "issue" today at Google AdSense Help. I dug around and noticed
  • Google AdSense Earnings Down in July 2009?
    There are dozens of threads at the Google AdSense Help forum and a thread at WebmasterWorld with complaints from publishers that their July 2009 earnings are way down, relative to past months. There are of course a few publishers who are noting that their earnings are actually up. But like most threads, people only come to complain and those that complain, are those that have seen their earnings drop. So I ask you, the publisher,
  • Sphinn 2.0 Launches On Two Year Anniversary
    A day after Sphinn's two year birthday, that is right, Sphinn was launched on July 12, 2007, version 2.0 of Sphinn was pushed live. Sphinn is the social forum-like site where SEOs and SEMs can submit stories or discussions, members can then vote and comment on those stores. It is a fairly popular site and it is pretty fun to use. The Sphinn Blog has the details on version 2.0 of Sphinn. Here are the

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