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:
- July 2012 Google Webmaster Report
Here is our monthly Google webmaster report, where we recap the past month of SEO and webmaster related topics specific to Google and the forum coverage. The WebmasterWorld thread is pretty dead - there is not much new going on this month...
- Better Search Rankings With Trust Seals?
A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster asking if adding trust seals will help with rankings...
- Google Replaces Places App With Google+ Local App
Jade from the Google+ Local team announced in a Google Business Help thread that they launched a revised version of their local app...
- Video: Google+ Local Weekly Recap: No URLs In Maps Reviews
Google continues to provide their weekly Google Local videos for business owners, recapping the past weeks topics that are relevant to business owners with listings on Google+ Local...
- Google Search By Image Broken In IE9 But Adds Features
Yesterday Google announced a few improvements to Google's Search By Image feature but at the same time, it doesn't work properly in Internet Explorer 9. The features include: Smarter best guesses: Where you upload an image and Google tries to be as specific as possible...
- Ask Beach Towel
Steven Tan posted a picture on Flickr of a guy with an Ask.com beach towel. This was from the "2012 Ask Ops Summer Party" I guess that happened in the past week or so. Those are cool towels.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Return Of Content Farms To The Top Of The SERPs?, WebmasterWorld
- Does Azure / AWS hosting affect Google UK rankings?, WebmasterWorld
- Doodle Mexican elections, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- New 45' imagery available for 31 cities (June update), Google Blogoscoped Forum
- New Site - Link Penalty Notification, WebmasterWorld