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:
- January 2014 Google Webmaster Report
Despite it being the month of December, which normally means it is slow, it was a pretty busy month. The past week or so has been dead, so not much to report in the first week of January...
- Google Webmaster Tools Search Queries Shows Top Pages By Keyword Clicks
You know the search queries report in Google Webmaster Tools? Of course you do...
- Google: Your Rankings Dropped Because Of Links, Not Hummingbird
A Google Webmaster Help thread has an office furniture site complaining that his Google rankings dropped after the Hummingbird update was pushed out. Of course...
- Issues With Google Webmaster Tools Verification
A Google Webmaster Help thread has dozens of webmasters complaining about not being able to verify their web sites. The first report came in yesterday afternoon. The webmaster said...
- Google Doodle For Zora Neale Hurston
Today on Google.com is a special Doodle, aka logo, for Zora Neale Hurston. Zora Neale Hurston is considered one of the pre-eminent writers of 20th African-American literature. Here is the Doodle: She was born today on January 7, 1891...
- Water Bottles From Google & YouTube
Check out these thirst quenching water bottles branded with YouTube and Google on them. Richard Hay from Google snapped a picture of them and posted them on Google+ saying "YouTube + Google Good pai
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Announces Android OS To Come To Auto makers GM, Honda, and Audi, WebmasterWorld
- How can you make your inbound links more natural in Google's eyes?, WebmasterWorld
- Need advice: I want to move good content to a Pandalized domain, WebmasterWorld
- Using Content Group Data A few people recently asked where…, Justin Cutroni - Google+
- Ways for Small Sites to Beat Larger Sites, WebmasterWorld
- January 2014 AdSense Earnings and Observations, WebmasterWorld