Daily Search Forum Recap: September 6, 2010

Sep 6, 2010 - 4:00 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:

  • Accepting Speaker Pitches for SphinnCon Israel
    About 25 days ago I announced the next Israel SEO/SEM conference. SphinnCon Israel is coming back in 2011, it will be taking place on Sunday, January 9, 2011. I wanted to let you know that we are now accepting speaker proposals and pitches. You can submit your pitch over here. If you or you know anyone who wants to speak, please fill out the form. I do want the speaker him/herself to fill out the
  • Google Now Indexing SVG, SEOs Don't Care
    Last week, Google announced they are now indexing SVG, Scalable Vector Graphics. As a searcher, you can now find SVG documents in the Google index. Google said they will index it as a standalone file or embedded directly in HTML. If you don't want them indexed, you should use the x-robots exclusion feature. SEOs don't seem to excited about this new indexing capability of Google. Tedster said in a WebmasterWorldthread: My take - indexing the
  • Google Showing 20+ Results Despite Search Setting
    Ever since the weekend, when I do a search at Google, Google is returning 20 or more search results on the page. I checked my Google search setting preference and it was set to show 10 per page. I even resaved the result, but it still shows me more than 20 results on a page. I am not alone. Andy Beard also noticed this and broke down detailed screen shots. I have posted one at
  • Google AdWords "Try Also" Suggesting "Breasts"
    Many by now have seen the "try also" section under some of the AdWords results on a Google search. Google started testing them in March and went forward with them months ago. A new Google Web Search Help thread has one searcher complaining that the "try also" section is showing an "inappropriate result." The result comes up for a search on [victoria police, which is his company's name. The result that comes up with [victoria
  • Labor Day 2010 Search Engine Logos Lacking (Google & Ask.com)
    Compared to the years before the Labor Day logos are lacking this year. Ask.com is the most dressed up for the day. Google has a small flag, which fades in, which is more than what they normally have. Cre8asite Forums has a logo, but we don't (our designer is off for her wedding). Bing and Yahoo have done nothing on the logo/theme front as well. Google Labor Day 2010: Ask.com Labor Day 2010 Theme: Cre8asite

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