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:
- What Is Your Focus When Ranking In Google?
WebmasterWorld moderator, goodROI, posted a thread at WebmasterWorld asking SEOs and webmasters to share "what method(s) do you use to formulate your SEO strategy?" In short...
- Is Guest Blogging Getting Out Of Control?
Yesterday I wrote a story at Search Engine Land named Google: Guest Blogging For Links? You Better Nofollow Those Links. As you can imagine, it caught people's attention - as it should. The title is not as extreme as Marie's Yes, high quality guest posts CAN get you penalized! but it is extreme enough. In short, if you are...
- Google: You Weren't Hit By Penguin, Those Are Normal Fluctuations
A webmaster noticed his rankings and traffic from Google sharpely declined after the Penguin 2.0 release and decided to ask about it in the Google Webmaster Help forums. The webmaster said they noticed a "sudden drop in rankings for branded" right after the Penguin 2.0 release...
- Google Maps App Drops Latitude & My Maps Plus Makes Offline Maps Harder
Google announced a new version of apps for iOS and Android (version 7.0) that cleans up some features...
- Google's Colorful Fence
Even Google's fences are Googley. Richard Hay from Google posted a picture of a fence up at Google, as you can see, the Google colors run through it. He said, Nobody ever accuses us of having ominou
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Introducing the Google Databoard: A new way to explore…, Google Ads - Google+
- Number #1 in Google for Highly Competitive Phrases without Backlinks, blackhatworld.com
- Report: Apple's App Store Has Many "Zombie Apps" Never Downloaded, WebmasterWorld
- SEO effect of nofollowed anchor text on classified ad sites?, WebmasterWorld
- Sitewide Link - To Disavow Or Not?, HighRankings Forums