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:
- Turning Off Google's Personalized Results With PWS=0
Back in 2007, we documented how to turn of Google's personalized results by using a URL parameter. It worked well...
- Top 10 SEO Lessons Learned From Angry Birds
A MacWorld article on the 10 things CIOs can learn from the popular mobile app game Angry Birds was spun into a new top ten designed for Google SEO. Tedster made the list and posted it in a WebmasterWorld thread...
- New Google Penalty: Trademark Suppression Penalty
I've thought I've heard of every Google penalty theory under the sun but I was wrong. The other day, I spotted a thread at the Google Webmaster Help forums by a webmaster claiming to have a "Trademark Suppression Penalty...
- How Some Well-Known SEOs Got Into SEO
Chris Winfield compiled a fun industry related post to read named How Did You Get Started in SEO...
- Use Google Custom Search To Validate A Google Penalty?
A WebmasterWorld thread asks a very nice question... Can you detect if you have a penalty by using Google's custom search engine feature. Basically...
- Yummy Android Cake Pops
Here is a picture of Android cake pops made by Parisa at Google. She actually documented how to make your own. Don't they look like yummy critters? This was taken about a day ago.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google's lack of input validation is allowing the wholesale poisoning of image results, Google Web Search Help
- New! Google Maps for Android version 5.3!, Google Mobile Help
- Proposal From Boss - Lots Of Links Away From Our Site On Home Page, HighRankings Forums
- Australian Adwords moving to Singapore, WebmasterWorld
- Bing's Stefan Weitz on The Future Of Search, WebmasterWorld
- Did Panda make it easier to hurt your competitors?, WebmasterWorld
- Seasonal Link Building, WebmasterWorld
- SEO for online journalists, Sphinn
- Technical SEO: Tools and Approach, Sphinn