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 :: May 6, 2011
This week, I recap the monthly Google Webmaster report. I also discuss how Google's Matt Cutts wants the web to be like Apple packaging. Googlers also caught snapping at webmasters. I did not know hyperlinked headlines can cause issues for Google News...
- Google Site Speed Added To Google Analytics
In Google's pursuit to make the web faster and leave the slow behind, Google Analytics announced the ability to add Site Speed metrics to your Google Analytics reports. All you need to do is add the line of your asynchronous code, _gaq...
- Google AdSense Adds Mouse Over To Display Advertiser URL
Now on Google AdSense text ad units you can learn the URL of the advertiser by hovering your mouse pointer over the ad. It appears Google added a form of title or alt tag element to the ad which reveals the advertisers URL without having to click on the ad...
- Google Places Business Photos Now Official
For over a year now there were rumors of Google Store Views, a feature where Google will let people walk through your store as they come from Google Street Views. Instead, Google launched Google Business Photos.
- Google Noodle Cup
Noodlers are new Googlers and they have to wear these special caps. Here is a picture of a Noodler Cap Cup from hitmit posted May 5, 2011 on Flickr.
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