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:
- February 2011 Google Ranking Changes
I am seeing some significant chatter, discussions, within the SEO industry this morning of a possible large and prominent Google web search algorithm update this morning. So what is this update? Is it a rollback to the Google scraper algorithm, the expected Content farm algorithm or something else? Time to panic?
- Months Later, Google Promises Fix For Change of Address Bug
In November 2010 an SEO complained in a Google Webmaster Help thread that when he used the change of address feature in Google Webmaster Tools, it prevented him from doing so because it thought his domain was not a root domain...
- What's Your Best SEO Tip?
A WebmasterWorld thread has some respected SEOs in our industry dishing out their best SEO tips. Keep in mind, this is a public forum and any crazy, underground tip will likely not be shared here. Nor would those underground tips last too long if they were shared...
- Call Girls In The Form Of Electricians On Google Maps
Need an electrician fast and you are based in Toronto? You might decide to search Google for [SOS Electrical In Toronto] but don't click on the results Google gives you, unless you are looking to spark other interests.
- Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools Integration In Our Future?
This week, Google announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog that they are allowing you to link your Google Analytics account to your Google Webmaster Tools account...
- Yahoo Shopping Robot
Here is a vending machine named the Yahoo Shopping Robot that sells Yahoo schwag, such as notebooks, pens and other Yahoo branded stuff. It is found in the Yahoo Taipei City, TW, office.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- comScore: Online Sales Grew 9.8 pct in 2010, WebmasterWorld
- Dealing With Dynamic Urls, HighRankings Forums
- Google AdWords Rewards Good Sentence Structure, Sphinn
- Adsense Classics - What's Yours?, WebmasterWorld
- HuffPo's Achilles Heel - Search Engine Optimization Won't Work Forever, Sphinn
- I smell BS: "These terms only appear in links pointing to this page", Google Web Search Help
- Internet 2010 in numbers, Sphinn
- Turning The Tables On The Google Toolbar & Disclosure Claims #Copygate, Sphinn