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 :: June 24, 2011
There are some fun topics towards the end of this show but you have to suffer through the boring stuff first. Panda 2.2 is officially out and about and some sites recovered and some sites did not. I think Google should send out Panda notifications via Webmaster Tools...
- Dilbert Features The Darker Side Of SEO
With all the mainstream news press of JC Penney, Overstock and Forbes using paid links and some darker methods of boosting their rankings in Google - Dilbert has decided to feature some best practice lessons in their past two cartoons. Dilbert featured two cartoons on SEO & Google.
- Google Places Hit By Flaming Bag Of Poop
Everyone growing up has heard of or possibly participated in the old flaming bag of dog poop left at the doorstep of an unsuspecting neighbor. But have you ever seen it done virtually? I have not - at least not until today.
- Google DoubleClick Marketplace Discontinued
Less than a year after Google introduced the DoubleClick Ad Planner Marketplace Google is shutting it down. Google told us back then this was their "solution to help connect buyers and sellers of online advertising...
- Google To Be Probed By FTC
So much for Google giving Obama special treatment or backing his campaigns - the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is expected to move forward in a detailed anti-trust investigation on Google's business practices...
- Google's New Dublin Office
A tweet from Googler, Kaspar Szymanski, about the view from the new Google Dublin office. Look at that blue sky.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 5 Common PPC Optimization Mistakes, Sphinn
- 6 Essential PPC Landing Page Optimizations, Sphinn
- A microphone voice search keyboard shortcut?, Google Chrome Help
- Interest Category Marketing, WebmasterWorld
- Let's honor Alan Turing next year on his 100th birthday, June 23 in gay pride month, Google Web Search Help
- New Site - Let Google Find It or Tell Them About It?, WebmasterWorld
- Possible to 'block' Google from parts of a page?, WebmasterWorld
- Adwords Keyword Tool - Negative Keywords, WebmasterWorld