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: Links In Press Releases Are Unnatural Links & Should Be Nofollowed
Yesterday we reported about the link schemes Google update and later on I had the opportunity to ask Google's John Mueller specific questions about this update and what it means. My main concern was how specific the example was given on this one...
- After Google Penalizes Your Site, Those Who Stole Your Content Will Rank Above You
One complaint I see a lot from webmasters and publishers is that someone stole their content and is outranking them for their own content. The Scraper and Panda algorithms don't help. I cannot tell you how many times I hear this complaint and it saddens me to hear it...
- One Year Shelf Life For The Google+ Local App
About a year ago, Google introduced the Google+ Local App claiming this app was the most reliable way for iOS users to rate & review on iPhones/iPads/iPod tou...
- Your Google AdWords Quality Score Will Be Changing Soon
I am surprised I have not seen more reaction from the SEM community around the upcoming changes to the AdWords Quality Score reporting...
- "No Data Available" In Google's Links To Your Site Bug
It seems there are many webmasters complaining that the "Links To Your Site" section within Google Webmaster Tools is showing the error message...
- Google Interns At Apple's Genius Bar
Gavin Ovsak, a Software Engineering Intern on the Hangouts API Team at Google, posted his album of his experience working at Google as an intern. One picture was of all the interns taking a picture at
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Next Step After Receiving Notice of DMCA removal from Google Search, WebmasterWorld
- Can hiding the source code harm rankings?, WebmasterWorld
- Does The Google Spider Read Text In Images, HighRankings Forums
- NEW Video: Creating Mobile-Optimized Ads, AdWords Community