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:
- Bing Testing Ads Mixed With Organic Search Results
Rimm Kaufman Group spotted a test where Bing was placing ads between the organic free search results. The ads were not being tested above, below or on the side of the organic results. Instead...
- Business Descriptions Go Missing In Google Maps
We have confirmed reports that some businesses listed in Google Maps / Places have noticed their business descriptions have gone missing. A Google Places Help thread has several reports with confirmation from Googlers...
- Google Retargeting Data Helping Your Competitors?
In March of last year, Google came out with their own form of display ad retargeting, they named it remarketing. Remarking basically lets you show ads on third party web sites to people who have visited your web site...
- Google's Panda Algorithm Now A Rolling Update?
Every since Google released the Panda update in February, it has been known that Google carefully and manually pushed out updates to it on cycles that were often months apart. Back in May...
- Google AdSense Wage Garnishment
Anyone who runs a business likely had to deal with wage garnishment for one of their existing employees. It is the process of holding funds earned by your employees or contractors and giving a percentage of those funds directly to the government...
Here is a picture from Yahoo's Family Fun Day this year. The picture was taken this weekend by mgthompson. As you can see, here is a pirate theme outside the Yahoo campus.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 24 Top Paid Search Metrics Explained, Sphinn
- Google Patent Filed on 1st Day of Panda on Ranking Pages Based on Usage, WebmasterWorld
- How Twitter’s Technical Infrastructure Issues Are Impacting Google Search Results, Sphinn
- Don't Touch Old Content!, WebmasterWorld
- From PR0 to PR8, the greatest step-up on Pagerank history?, WebmasterWorld
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