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 :: February 15, 2013
It was a busy week of weirdness within Google Webmaster Tools. First, I cover how SEOs and webmasters want a bad link report. Matt Cutts shared the types of Google Webmaster...
- Types Of Google Webmaster Notifications
Matt Cutts of Google posted an interested video on YouTube that shared the types of Google Webmaster Tools notifications they send out. Google sends out hundreds of thousands of notifications each month and 90% of those are black hat related...
- Practitioners & Departments Get Special Google Maps Listing Guidelines
Jade Wang from Google announced in the Google Business Help forums that they have updated their Google Places Quality guidelines specifically for practitioners and departments within businesses...
- Google Cautions On HTML5 Block-Level Links Usage
A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster asking if it would be a bad thing for him to use block-level links in his HTML5 web site...
- A Shortcut To Uploading Photos To Your Google Maps Business Listing
Jade Wang from Google gave a tip in a Google Business Help thread on how to expedite the uploading and listing of photos on your Google Business Maps listing page. Typically...
- Watch The Google Asteroid Logo For 2012 DA14's Near Miss
I am seeing signs of a Google logo, aka Doodle coming towards Google.com sometime around 19:25 UTC or 2:25pm EDT. The Doodle will represent the Asteroid named 2012 DA14 that is headed near earth and set to pass by earth at around 2:25pm EDT...
- Sergey Brin, Google's Co-Founder, On A Kiteboat
Sergey Brin, Google's co-founder, uploaded a picture of himself testing out a new kiteboat the other day. He said he had a blast going about 2.5x wind speed on this kiteboat. But what was special fo
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Duplicate Content - In Other Languages, Cre8asite Forums
- OMG! Arrow heads adorning my AdLinks!, WebmasterWorld
- This makes me want to scream, Google Webmaster Help
- Above the fold algo not involving ads?, WebmasterWorld
- Let's Celebrate The English AdWords Community, AdWords Community
- Merging 3 sites in same niche using 301 redirects. Your advice?, WebmasterWorld