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's Geo Location Matching Outside U.S. Poor?
Geo-location, determining the location of an internet user based on their ISP's location, is not an exact science. We know it can often be wrong, but yet, many sites that try to personalize the experience for their users based on their location use it. Because more often than not, it is pretty good. It is obviously even better on mobile devices that utilize GPS or cell tower triangularization but for those sitting behind their computers,
- Mapping Cemetery Plots on Google Maps
"To organize the worldâ€™s information and make it universally accessible and useful," that is Google's mission statement. So let's make finding dead buried people easier. A Google Maps Help thread has an owner of a cemetery asking if there is a way for him to pinpoint each plot on the map to make it easier for family members to locate their lost loved ones. He asked: I have a cemetery which is split by section
- Using Opera? Well, You Might Not Be Able To Manage Your AdWords Account
A Google AdWords Help thread has one Opera browser user complaining that he can't sufficiently manage his Google AdWords account using that browser. The Opera user said: The AdWords interface does not work with Opera. Are there plans for this to be made possible some day? Google actually replied to him. Paddy from the Google AdWords team said: We value your feedback. I can put this forward to the relevant team as an ask to
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Agency vs In-House SEO for Small Businesses, Sphinn
- Adcenter Site Exclusion List, Search Engine Watch Forums
- Image Search page, When I try to type new search keyword, then if my mouse moves over below thumbs, my focus gets off, Google Web Search Help
- Twitter Poised to Let Businesses Claim Their Place, WebmasterWorld
- Why Social Media Is a Better Investment than SEO, Sphinn