Daily Search Forum Recap: October 5, 2009

Oct 5, 2009 - 7:32 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:

  • Google Geo Targeting Some UK Sites to France?
    A Google Webmaster Help thread reports that some webmasters (at least one) has set his Google Webmaster Tools to geo-target to the UK, but the site is ending up being geo-targeted to France. Here is what the webmaster said: This has happened in the lask 4 weeks - although we will want high results on google.fr eventually, most of our audience is UK based and I don't think they are seeing the results they used
  • Negative Google Suggestions
    A WebmasterWorld thread has one webmaster asking other SEOs what they can do to make an impact on how to change the Google suggestions so that it doesn't show a negative suggestion for his business. This webmaster explained Google "shows "MyDomain.com" as the 1st result but shows my domain with negative words about my domain as the 2nd and final suggestion "MyDomain.com sucks". This is very unfortunate. I tried to trigger some of these for
  • October 2009 Google Webmaster Report
    I am currently in transit to the SMX East conference and I am going to try to do some blog posts while in the car (no I am not driving). As we normally do, at the beginning of each month, we summarize an ongoing WebmasterWorld thread that tracks and discusses changes at Google's web search. It looks at indexes, algorithms and fluctuations in the index. You can find last months report, the September 2009 report,

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