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:
- Search Queries Report In Google Webmaster Tools Dead
If you try to access your search queries report within Google Webmaster Tools right now, you would be out of luck. You'd see a message that reads...
- Google Update: June 28th & July 5th?
I may have missed a small Google update, unconfirmed update, that happened on June 27th/28th and there may have been an update this weekend on July 5th...
- No Delete Button In Google Webmaster Tools Manual Actions Viewer
Google launched the awesome manual actions viewer just about 11 months ago and it is really an awesome step in visibility around penalties (yes we are waiting for an automated actions viewer)...
- Google Penalties: Stop Following Me Already!
We know that Google penalties may follow you when you 301 or create a new site when your old site was burned to the ground. We also know that Google tried to prevent this from a negative SEO standpoint. Google also recommends you start fresh in some severe cases...
- Google: Severe Enough Penalty, Delete All Of These Old Sites
Google has suggested that sometimes it makes sense to start fresh and start a new web site if you dug yourself into such a severe penalty. Google's John Mueller hinted to it again this weekend in a Google Webmaster Help thread...
- Vinod Khosla Interviews Google's Co-Founders, Larry Page & Sergey Brin
I don't think anyone would argue that Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google, were not incredibly smart - not even the people who read here and hate Google. They are widely smart people, the co-founders...
- A Google Burger Joint?
Tim posted a picture on Flickr of a burger place that looks like it was named "Google Burger." In reality it is named Googie Burger and it is a burger joint in Atlanta. The sign kind of makes the i l
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Losing my image in search results for Google+ Authorship doesn't bother me…, Google+ - Kristi Hines
- Changed Ad sizes -- earnings down by over 50%!, WebmasterWorld
- Wrong cache showing in Google. Will this resolve itself?, WebmasterWorld
- Weird Bug With Responsive Adsense?, WebmasterWorld