Daily Search Forum Recap: April 16, 2012

Apr 16, 2012 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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:

  • Weird Google Crawl Errors Via com.google.crawl...
    In the past day or so, there have been a nice uptick in complaints about weird errors with Google in the URLs. The errors are showing up in webmaster logs where a URL is being accessed that is generating a 404 page not found error. The pattern is this string com.google.crawl.wmconsole.fe.util.gxp
  • Microsoft To Power Yahoo Search Ads In UK, France and Ireland Starting Wednesday
    Microsoft announced the UK, France and Ireland search ad transition from Yahoo Search Ads to Microsoft adCenter ads will begin this Wednesday and should be 100% completed by the end of this month...
  • Google's Cost Per Click Continues To Decline
    Google announced their first quarter earnings for 2012 and it was nothing less but awesome. What upset investors seemed to be the stock split plan, but overall the earnings are great...
  • Bing Search API Now Pay For Access
    Microsoft announced that they will begin charging for access to the Bing Search API through the Windows Azure Marketplace. Microsoft said the charges will start at approximately $40 (USD) per month for up to 20...
  • Google Sitelinks With Arrows
    A WebmasterWorld thread has discussion around a new format of Sitelinks people are noticing in the search results recently. The deal is, it is not new...
  • Train Bing
    THEO1301 posted a picture of a toy train named Bing. He said it was the toy of the year in 1925, maybe in France? Either way, I felt this was cool to show off to the Bing search team.

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