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:
- I'm Hit! Get Your Google Rankings Back After Farmer/Panda
Your 100% original content, user friendly, spam-free, best site in the niche, web site was hit by the Google Farmer update and now you do not know what to do. You are upset, your business is failing and you have no where to turn to make changes. What do you do? Vanessa Fox and Ben Pfeiffer have some ideas.
- How to Regain Your Rankings After the Farmer Update
Were you affected by the recent Farmer Update? Here is a list of strategies to fix your website and a summary of the latest discussion on the ways SEO's & webmasters are using to get their rankings back. Once Google has filtered out your lower quality content that previously gained easy rankings, it will take some effort to recover your rankings for those previous positions. Not to fret however, there are things you can do to help move this process along.
- Google Places Stats Stall & Home Page Redesigned
Google Places is continually undergoing revamps and at the same time, is continually having technical issues. The good news first. It appears that Google has redesigned the Google Places landing page once again...
- Bing Partners With KAYAK, Despite Buying Farecast
Friday Bing announced they are partnering with KAYAK to improve their travel search engine. Bing said: Today, we're excited to welcome a new technology partner, KAYAK...
- Google's Self Driving Cars Need For Speed
Danny Sullivan was privileged to give the Google Self Driving Cars a test drive himself and captured the experience on video. Danny was taken for a test drive by Google's Sebastian Thrun...
- Google's Mouse TV Logo In Germany
Google Germany has a special logo for Die Sendung mit der Maus (The Program with the Mouse). A show aired first on March 7, 1971. Back then, it was controversial because TV wasn't for children.
- The Will Eisner Google Logo
Google has a special logo for Will Eisner. Eisner is one of the most respected cartoonist, known for his works The Spirit and A Contract with God.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- How do you encode your videos?, YouTube Help
- Moving forum from one domain to a new --- being bullied by large corporation for trademark infringement., Google Webmaster Help
- Doodle Will Eisner, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- We lost over half our US traffic ... We're a discussion forum with an editorial side, 100% unique content, Google Webmaster Help
- Doodle Independence Day Ghana, Google Blogoscoped Forum