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 On Mobile SEO: GoogleBot & URL Structure
One area I believe I see issues in way too often is how sites deal with mobile URLs and content. I have been a strong believer on the one URL, no matter what, policy. I wrote about it in my SEO & print URLs article and I wrote about it in my mobile Sitemaps article. But when I saw Matt Cutts post a video that really guided people into using different URLs, I became sad. Really - I was sad.
- Google VPN Blocking For Geo-Specific Search Results
A WebmasterWorld thread has one SEO claiming he is no longer able to use a VPN to track Google search results in a different country. This SEO is based in Singapore and uses a VPN to access the U.S. Google search results...
- SMX West Live Blog Coverage - March 8-10th
SMX West is coming up really soon and I wanted to let you know that we will be live blogging the event. We will likely not be using the CoverItLive system this time around, instead...
- Google Bug Prevents Some Businesses From Verifying Businesses On Google Maps
A Google Places Help thread has several reports from business owners trying to verify their businesses in Google Places. They want to verify their businesses so that the business can show up properly in Google Maps search results. The issue is...
- Custom Nike Google Sneakers
Wouldn't you want this custom Google Nike Sneaker. Hey, it is only about $550.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Link Recovery - Taking Advantage of Latent Link Opportunities, WebmasterWorld
- Executives at Alibaba Resign Over Frauds, WebmasterWorld
- Google shows "DNS Issue " in Webmaster Tool and the ranking is losing all, Google Webmaster Help
- It's now official - Google manually changes results, WebmasterWorld