Daily Search Forum Recap: January 26, 2011

Jan 26, 2011 - 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:

  • Google Ranks Site: Results In Order Of Some Importance
    Matt Cutts of Google posted a video on YouTube named How are site: results ranked? It answers a question many SEOs have wondered about for a while. When you do a site:www.domain...
  • How To Train Your Link Building Team
    A WebmasterWorld thread has nice discussion on the topic of how to train a link building team or link builder. The thread doesn't get good until the content after the 2011...
  • Google Plans to Add Thousands of New Jobs in 2011
    Google wants your brain! They have indicated that 2011 will be one of the biggest hiring years in the company history since 2007.
  • Google's Thoughts On Link Building Through Comment Spamming
    I found an interesting thread at Google Webmaster Help which talks about the nofollow and link building through comment spamming. One thing you do not want to do is ask Google if it is okay to drop comments on blogs with the sole intent of building links. But people do crazy and wild things in official Google forums.
  • Gambling Related Keywords Offering No Suggestions In Keyword Tool
    Reported at WebmasterWorld, it appears that the Google keyword tool is blocking displaying suggested keywords for some gambling related terms. For example, if you try plugging in [casino] into the tool...
  • Dating With Google Voice
    Google Voice porting launched yesterday and we got singles looking for dates with it already. Guy holding a sign saying, "I'm single, my Google voice # XXX". Not sure how real this is.
  • Australia Day Google Logo
    January 26th is Australia Day and Google has a special and colorful Google logo for the day on Google.com.au.

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