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:
- No One Has Fully Recovered From Google Panda
WebProNews posted a video interview named DaniWeb Speaks out on Recovering from Google Panda. Truth is, her website, daniweb.com did not recover from the Google Panda update...
- How Google Decides When To Debunk SEO Nonsense
As you can imagine, Google spends too much time debunking false and misunderstood information on how Google works. We covered one this morning on email marketing's effect on rankings. To be honest...
- Directions Now Cost Money In Google AdWords
Google announced they will begin charging AdWords advertisers for clicks on the directions link within the search ads on Google.com and Google mobile. Google began charging for clicks on the phone numbers within the location extensions a while back...
- Email Newsletters Are Currently Not A Google Ranking Factor
Google has tons of search ranking factors but currently email newsletter metrics are not one of them. Jake Ludington posted a wild theory at Lockergnome titled Email Reputation Causes Penalties in Google Search Results...
- Twitter Launches Follow Button: Do You "Like" It?
Twitter has announced their new Follow Button. The follow button will allow users logged into Twitter to follow you directly on third-party sites by clicking the button, for users not logged in, you will be taken to the Twitter profile...
- Yahoo Planking Contest
Here is a fun picture of a Yahoo employee Planking. Planking is a lying down game where you face down, hands touching sides of the body, and have a photo taken. The most unusual pose wins.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Application for AdSense on YouTube disapproved for 'Domain Ownership'?, Google AdSense Help
- Can You "Sculpt" Page Rank With IFRAMES?, WebmasterWorld
- Google 1 Button For Websites Coming Wednesday 1st June, WebmasterWorld
- When I log into my account to accept the terms, all i see is a blank page., Google AdSense Help
- Emporia, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- How The Google Police Nabbed Me For Paid Links, Sphinn
- Reminder: Google Base will not be available from June 1, Google Merchant Center Help