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 :: March 25, 2011
This week I do a home produced version of the search engine video recap. I start by documenting a new Google PageRank update and then move on into when is Panda/Farmer hitting Google UK...
- What Is the Previous Period For Google Webmaster Tools Reports?
In October of last year, Google improved the search queries report by adding percent changes to the Google Webmaster Tools report. So if you want to see if you are improving in your rankings, click throughs and impressions...
- Google AdSense Adds More Earnings Data To Overview Section
One of the most requested features for the new Google AdSense interface was to add more earnings data to the home page of the console, the overview page. Google has finally done so this week...
- Bug Prevents TMZ & Others From Displaying In Google News
For about a week, a Google News indexing bug prevented a subset of Google News publishers from being indexed and thus discovered in Google News. One of those publishers appeared to have been the major gossip site, TMZ...
- If You're Copying Content, Don't Tell Google You're Being Copied
I find way too many head-smacking moves made in the Google Webmaster Help forums. The latest? A webmaster complaining his site dropped in the rankings, then Google suggesting they only post unique content on their site, then the webmaster saying that their content is unique but others are copying his content.
- Yahoo Bus Stop Derby
Yahoo had these interactive bus stop signs that let people touch the sign and interact with them. They were called, Yahoo Bus Stop Derby.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Adwords Slap & Ban Recovery, Sphinn
- Google's "Our Philosophy" - Let's Help Them with OUR Update, WebmasterWorld
- Panda DATA ONLY - separating Panda from the bamboo, WebmasterWorld
- Can Google Keep Depending On Links For Relevant Rankings?, WebmasterWorld
- Does Google care about safe search problems?, Google Webmaster Help
- Google Places : Local SEO That Influences Global Search Marketing, Sphinn
- How to use Google Reader to share and promote content on Twitter, Sphinn
- Why is Googlebot Crawling my site so excessively? The website is http://hea.wyzgo.es. Googlebot has used up over 20 GB, Google Webmaster Help