Daily Search Forum Recap: August 9, 2010

Aug 9, 2010 • 4:00 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:

  • Google Adds Video Sitemaps Errors To Google Webmaster Tools
    Google has been explaining to us recently that videos and video sitemaps will be something they are focusing a lot of effort on over the rest of this year. Matt Cutts has recommended SEOs focus a bit more on their video sitemaps efforts because of this change. Over the weekend, Google has added a "Video Sitemaps" section under Google Webmaster Tools's "Lab" section. When you access it, it tells you: Video Sitemaps Errors. We are
  • Are Link Exchange Emails Dead?
    The top of asking for links, is nothing new. We wrote about link exchanges dozens of times here, heck we know that Tuesday mornings is the best time to send them out to convince people to link to you. But in 2010, are link exchanges emails still worth it? When you get a link exchange request, do you delete the email without looking? Do you bother reading link exchange emails? Do you bother replying? Do
  • SEO Industry Buzzes On Demand Media's IPO
    The SEO industry is buzzing on the recent news that Demand Media has filed an IPO. Demand Media owns and runs online properties such as eHow, Trails.com, LiveStrong.com, GolfLink, AnswerBag, Cracked and more. They are significant in that their whole content business is around ranking well in the search results, primarily Google and primarily organically. Danny Sullivan has the best write up on what this all means. Here are his takeaways, but read the whole
  • Google Custom Search Engine Layout Chrome Bug
    A confirmed bug with the Google Custom Search Engine is being discussed at the Google Custom Search Help forum. The bug appears when doing a search for a set promotion using a Google Custom Search Engine interface. What happens is the search results appear halfway down the page below the advertisements on the right. This only occurs in Google Chrome, Google's browser. Google said they are aware of the issue and they are working on
  • Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: August 6, 2010
    This week I did the month webmaster review of Google. Google's Peter Norvig explained how not necessarily the most relevant. Google admits that links can hurt you. Google using May Day as an excuse for poor rankings. Google to allow bidding and using trademarked keywords in the UK, Canada and Ireland. Google allows business owners to reply to Google Maps reviews. Google Places submissions with "Google" in the submission will be put on hold. Bing

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