This week at the Search Engine Roundtable, we noticed that Yahoo and Bing should begin testing the Bing search results directly in the Yahoo Search interface any day now and launch by the end of September. Google may have tweaked the May Day ranking update on June 2nd. GoogleBot slowed it's crawling process on June 15th, was it a bug? Google promises to fix the soft-404 misclassifications. AdWords is tested related AdWords ads on the search results. Is the World Cup resulting in less traffic and revenue for your site? Don't hide links from Google, don't. Google calls themselves the "biggest kingmaker on this earth." U.S. government wants to classify search marketers. Google didn't do a logo for Flag Day but Bing, DogPile and others did. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Yahoo Begins Testing Bing Search Results Now, Switch Over Complete August/September
- Was There a Google May Day Tweak On June 2nd?
- GoogleBot Stop Crawling Your Site On June 15th?
- Google To Fix Soft 404 Reporting in Google Webmaster Tools
- Google AdWords Testing Related Broad Matches AdWords Ads
- World Cup: Webmasters Complaining About Less Searches, Traffic & Ad Clicks
- Hide Links From Google? Google Says No To SEO
- Google Says: We Are "The Biggest Kingmaker On This Earth"
- U.S. Government Wants To Classify Search Marketers
- No Flag Day For Google or Yahoo: Bing, Ask & Dogpile Raise The Flag