Daily Search Forum Recap: July 8, 2015

Jul 8, 2015 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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: Do Not Even Ask For Links!
    The other day Aaron Wall posted on Twitter a link to a new blog post on the Google Portuguese webmaster blog about unnatural links. The post was written by Google's Diogo Botelho and he said that it is unnatural to even ask for links to your web site...
  • Google AdWords Read Now Ads
    Pete Meyers from Moz spotted potentially a new ad format from Google named "Read Now Ads." He posted a screen shot of the ad he spotted on Twitter...
  • Check Out The New Bing Maps
    Bing announced a preview of the new Bing Maps. You can actually play with the new Bing Maps today by clicking here. The new version a new design that aims at bringing the information people want on the map, right in front of them...
  • GoogleWebLight.com: Google's Answer To Making Your Web Site Faster
    In May, Google announced that they will strip down your web pages for users on mobile devices with slow connections. Back then, they gave a sample URL of how it will work. But now...
  • SMX Conference Gender Diversity Report & No Paid To Speak Guideline
    Yesterday, SMX - Search Marketing Expo, a conference I am associated with in many ways, published its first gender diversity report. In short, they wanted to see the ratio of women to men speakers and the ratio doesn't seem that bad...
  • Gary From Google Shows Off His Platypus Cup
    Gary Illyes from the Google Webmaster Trends team shared a picture of a cup he got his hands on. It says Platypus, next 10km. Is it a sign of a new algorithm to come? Nah. Seems like some souvenir

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