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:
- Webmasters Notice Decline In Google Image Search Traffic After Design Update
Last week, Google updated their image search design citing this is better for webmasters. Webmasters were not convinced, they didn't like that searchers can get the high resolution image directly on Google's web page and not be required to click through
- Does Building Too Many Links Too Fast Hurt You In Google?
A WebmasterWorld thread has an SEO asking, what is the recommendation in terms of how many links you should build, in order not to trigger some type of red flag with Google where you trip the "link velocity" threshold. Fun question but the truth is...
- Yahoo Increases Paid Clicks 11% & CPC Prices 1%
Last night, Yahoo announced Q4 2012 earnings and the earnings report under Marissa Mayer was good. It beat expectations, investors were happy and the future is looking a little brighter for Yahoo. That being said...
- Google's Cutts Goes Offline For A Month?!
If there is a hell in this world, I'd imagine it would be a place without internet, no LTE, no email, no web, no blogging, etc. Now, it appears Google's Matt Cutts just went there for the past 30 days or so...
- How Google+ Blocks Spam
The other day, I posted a marketing message on one of my Google+ company accounts for a product I own named ShulCloud (basically a synagogue management software product). The message was about some updates we made to the front end of the web site...
- Silver Android Bullet Above Google's Android Building
Jeremy Joslin from Google posted a picture of what appears to be a new Android figure at Google. It is embedded above the Android building entrance. It kind of looks like a silver bullet but even co
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google In Talks With Privacy Groups To Limit Government Access To Users' Data Without Warrants, WebmasterWorld
- Report: Twitter Advertising API May Launch In Q1, WebmasterWorld
- A warm welcome to new Bionic Posters & Rising Stars!, Google Webmaster Help