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:
- March 2011 Google Webmaster Report
It has been a very busy month, I believe the busiest month since doing these monthly Google webmaster recaps. As most of you know, I summarize the past month of Google changes as they related to SEO and web search concerns. It is often based off an ongoing WebmasterWorld thread...
- adCenter Quality Score Becoming More Google AdWords Like
Microsoft announced yesterday that they are major major changes to the adCenter quality score. The changes make adCenter's quality score a lot like Google AdWords quality score. The score will be on a 1 to 10 scale, like AdWords...
- Google: Remove Low Quality Content If You Were Impacted By Farmer/Panda
All the SEO and Webmaster community has been interested in in the past couple weeks is the Content Farm Update, also known as the Farmer or Panda update. For the first time, Google has responded to webmasters with advice. Well, it actually wasn't the first time...
- Searchers Looking Forward To Bing's HTML5 Interface
Bing is expected to launch the much touted HTML5 version of their search interface really soon. WinRumors expects it might be sometime around the launch of Internet Explorer 9...
- Major System Errors On Google Places On Business Updates
There are several dozen complaints in the Google Places Help Forum with business owners trying to update their Google Places data and not being able to. The error message for all these users reads: System Error We're sorry...
- Google Styles - Feature Request From Street Artists
A picture of graffiti art in Istanbul named Google Styles. The picture was taken on February 22, 2011. It looks to be like some Google Image search page renamed "Styles."
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Sloppy, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- How To Do An SEO Audit, Sphinn
- Do Directories Really Matter Anymore for Local Search Rankings in Google?, Sphinn
- Doodle 4 Google Ireland Winner, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- New rules on cookies to come into effect in Europe, WebmasterWorld