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:
- Some SEOs Use Search Operators For Link Building & Some Don't
A few weeks ago we ran a poll asking SEOs if you use search operators to find link opportunities? Well, the results are in, and with a bit over 80 responses (not that many, which is out of the norm) we have the results. Honestly, the results are all over the place. Here they are: As you can see, 61% said they use it 50% of the time or more. 39% said they use it
- A Publisher Testing YouTube Rentals
For an SEO blogger, I am a pretty heavy publisher of YouTube videos. 99% of my weekly recaps contain a video that is 10 minutes or longer of me talking. If you have not subscribed specifically to the video, you can do so over here. You can listen to it on iTunes as a podcast or just watch the video on YouTube or on the web site - totally up to you. So when YouTube
- Will My SEO Company End Up Competing With Me?
A WebmasterWorld thread has an individual that almost hired an SEO company asking himself if it is asking for trouble when hiring such an SEO company. This person's understanding or thought process is that if he hires an SEO company that sees the success his site is achieving in the search results, that ultimately, that SEO company might decide to get into the business themselves. It is an interesting question and I have had clients
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: March 19, 2010
In this week's recap I thank Rhea and the others who helped save the term "SEO" from being trademarked. Matt Cutts was interviewed by Eric Enge and he uncovered a nice amount of information, including PageRank information. A poll we published show only 13% felt Google PageRank was "very important." Some are speculating that the Caffeine index is now live. Google has more pornography issues that they had to deal with. Google opened up the
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Yelp Review Filter Explained, Sphinn
- How Can We Make Backlinks On .edu And .org Domain Sites?, HighRankings Forums
- Why is Site Performance rating pages blocked by robots.txt?, Google Webmaster Help