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:
- A Google Update Brewing?
The ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has a nice uptick in chatter this weekend starting around Saturday but staying strong throughout Sunday on ranking changes and traffic changes...
- SSL Web Sites Don't Get Ranking Boost In Google
A Google+ thread has Michael Mahemoff asking what are the SEO pros and cons of switching your whole web site to SSL. The switch would change the URLs from http://www.domain.com/ to https://www.domain.com/...
- Google, I Don't Want Your SEO Advice
A webmaster asks in the Google Webmaster Help forum essentially why isn't Google sending him more traffic for a more set of diverse keyword phrases. So after hearing advice from other SEOs...
- Do You Need Two Reconsideration Requests To Be Submitted?
A WebmasterWorld thread has one webmaster asking if he needs to submit two reconsideration requests to Google. He asks because Google often requests you verify both the www and non-www version of your site to Google Webmaster Tools...
- Google's Matt Phone
Danny Sullivan was at Google the other day and snapped some pictures of Google items, I believe in the Google Store, and here is one of a red Google phone. Some may call it the Google Emergency Phone
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Congrats to Colin Holgate, our new Rising Star!, Google Web Search Help
- Search query http://goo.gl/4P04P shows a share by +Carol…, Dan Petrovic - Google+
- Multiple Versions Of Home Page?, HighRankings Forums