Daily Search Forum Recap: August 12, 2009

Aug 12, 2009 • 7:00 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:

  • Microsoft Cashback To Add Gift Cards & Non-Profit Support?
    I spotted a thread at the Bing Forums where an official Microsoft representative, "cashbackGreg," offered some insight into new features that may be coming to the Bing Cashback program. Bing's Cashback program gives you a way to get cash back from Microsoft for purchased made through discovering them at Bing. In fact, they are currently offering double rewards, although it doesn't seem to be actually doubling the awards based on my tests. For more about
  • How To Get Into Google News Alerts? Make Top Ten
    A Google News publisher asked in a Google News Help thread why his publication rarely comes up in the Google News alerts for specific queries he subscribed to. Inbal from Google explained how alerts get sent and how you need to rank in Google News to be included. Inbal said: In order to be included in Google News Alerts, an article must be included in Google News and appear in the top ten results of
  • Mormon SEOs Dislike "Caffeine" Name For Google Update
    As many of you know, Google is giving us a preview of their major indexing and infrastructure update. They named this update, the Caffeine Update. Yesterday I spotted a thread at Google Web Search Help forums, with one SEO asking Google to change the name. I didn't know this, but Mormons mostly don't drink caffeine. More on why they don't drink caffeine over here. The SEO said: I'm not a member of the Church of
  • Perseids Meteor Shower Coming: Google Got a Doodle For That
    If you visit the Google home page, you will see a special doodle representing the Perseid meteor shower. The special meteor shower is expected to pass by earth today with about a 100 meteors per hour flying by and burning up in Earth's atmosphere. Very cool and exciting, which is why Google has a Perseids doodle for the special day. Here is the Perseids Google Doodle: Wikipedia explains the nature of such a shower: The

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