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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: January 7, 2011
Broadcasted from Jerusalem Israel, I bring you an abridged version of the search video recap. I covered how Google was emailing webmasters about penalties such as bad links and cloaking. Google suggested that some sites drop their robots.txt file.
- Google Doesn't Want You To Think About PageRank
A WebmasterWorld thread asks, why does Google not show a page's PageRank within Webmaster Tools. The SEO asked, "The reason we all want to see pagerank is to tell how our site(s) are performing, just like all the other stats provided...
- Google's Numbers In Webmaster Tools Are +/- 2.5M
Ever wonder how accurate the numbers in Google Webmaster Tools are? A Google Webmaster Help thread makes you think it is about 90% accurate. Well, let me explain better.
- Click Bombing YouTube Publishers To Get Them Banned
A YouTube Help thread reports of YouTube aggressively banning YouTube accounts of publishers due to abuse. A month ago...
- Yahoo's Tigger The Tiger
A picture from Halloween, I believe, of Tigger The Tiger at Yahoo.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google vs Facebook In Social, Innovation, and Growth, WebmasterWorld
- FTP and SEO, WebmasterWorld
- Is It Better To Have Anchor Text Of The Exact Kw Phrase?, Cre8asite Forums
- What is Googlebot-Image doing?, Google Webmaster Help
- White rectangle with no map detail prints where the highlighted route should be, Google Maps Help