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:
- Google+ Local Replaces Google Places
Google Maps, Google Local, Google Places and now Google+ Local - yep Google has yet again renamed their local results to bring in Google+, as expected. The new experience ties in Google+ into Google Maps and business listings...
- Why Do So Few Y Combinator Sites Use Google Webmaster Tools?
At this point, most SEOs and Webmasters would agree that Google Webmaster Tools is an invaluable resource for any web site on the internet. Even if you do not use it for submitting and tracking sitemaps, it can be so helpful in many other ways...
- My SEO Polls Are 87.3% Skewed
I often run reader polls on this site asking specific SEO and SEM related questions. Often I get a negative response that some of the polls are not scientific enough to be trusted. So let me be clear - they are not scientific polls, they are reader polls...
- Google Remarketing Tags On Multiple Web Sites
Searchengineman, a PPC specialist, asked in a Google AdWords Help thread if it is possible to place the same remarketing tags on multiple websites. The answer is yes...
- Google Pruning Rich Snippets In Search Results?
A new WebmasterWorld thread has one webmaster taking notice that Google seems to be displaying fewer and fewer rich snippets in the search results...
- The Google Faberge Egg Doodle
Today is the 166th birthday of the Russian Jeweler Peter Carl Faberge. Faberge was best known for his Easter Egg Jewelry, where he used precious metals and jewels and put them in the form of eggs. This Jewelry art has become known as Faberge eggs...
- Google Engineer Geeks Out As Swimsuit Model
Susan Moskwa, a Webmaster Trends Analyst, posted on her Google+ page that a Google Webmaster Tools colleague of hers was "photo'd" in a Lonely Planet article. The photo depicts a young attractive wom
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Missing graphs in Webmaster Tools, Google Webmaster Help
- Cant edit my listing, getting error message, Google Maps Help
- In google latitude friends pics/avator not showing, Google Maps Help
- New Google Maps 45' imagery available for 26 citiies, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- This week's forum wrapup video - May 29, Google Places Help