Daily Search Forum Recap: April 20, 2012

Apr 20, 2012 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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 :: April 20, 2012
    I talk about the Google bug that led to dozens of sites being delisted in Google. I also go through some points SEOs should be aware of before the over optimization filter hits. Google said phone number spam is spam and against their guidelines. Google sent out 20,000...
  • The Negative SEO Debate Sparks Up Again
    The topic of negative SEO is not new. It is the process of downgrading your competitor's rankings in order to help boost your own rankings. But it is highly debated in SEO circles for a few reasons...
  • Filing A Patent On The SEO Process
    I spotted a thread at Quora about someone asking why would an SEO company patent the process behind search engine optimization (SEO)...
  • Google: Phone Number Spam Is Keyword Stuffing & Against Guidelines
    Head of Google's web spam team, Matt Cutts, went on record on those sites that rank well for all those random phone numbers. You know, the ones that simply list thousands of phone numbers on a single page...
  • Israel Gets Google Maps Street Views
    Matt McGee noticed that Google Maps has added Street Views to Israel after a long long wait and a lot of controversy. Israel is very big into security, so having street views was/is a concern for them. But the tourism benefit...
  • Google Tel Aviv Art
    Daniel Waisberg was at Google's Tel Aviv office recently and posted a picture of some art he found in one of their conference rooms. The words are from a famous Israeli song writer named Ehud Manor.

Other Great Search Forum Threads:


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google Core Update Flux, AdSense Ad Intent, California Link Tax & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Google Updates

Google March Core Update Still Rolling Out & Heated SEO Chatter Continue

Apr 25, 2024 - 7:51 am

Report: How Prabhakar Raghavan Killed Google Search

Apr 25, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Favicon Documentation Adds Rel Attribute Value Definitions

Apr 25, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Ads

Google Ads API Version 16.1 Now Available

Apr 25, 2024 - 7:21 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: Splitting & Merging Sites Takes Longer Than Normal Site Migrations

Apr 25, 2024 - 7:11 am
Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 24, 2024

Apr 24, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Previous Story: Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: April 20, 2012