Daily Search Forum Recap: August 30, 2013

Aug 30, 2013 - 4:00 pm 1 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:

  • Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: August 30, 2013
    This week in search, I cover that Google has finally killed off their old external keyword tool. Google has not updated their PageRank in the Toolbar for over six months...
  • Google's Matt Cutts Issues Subtle Warning To Ghost Networks
    Last night, Matt Cutts tweeted that he is working up several "ghost-related puns for a spam network." I suspect they are working on targeting more and more link and spam networks and it is thus on his mind...
  • What Are Slow, Gradual Declines In Google Referrals?
    I see a lot of different web sites, with a lot of different problems. From manual actions, to huge drops after a major algorithm update, to hacked sites...
  • Google AdSense Adds 5 New Font Types
    Google AdSense has announced the addition of five new font types to the font family, which brings the total font types or styles to eight. The new fonts include Open Sans, Open Sans Light, Roboto Light, Ubuntu Light and Lora. The previous font styles were Arial, Times...
  • Google AdWords In-Search Campaigns Bug Really A Feature
    Earlier this month, we reported on a In-Search Video Google AdWords issue where advertisers were claiming in-search ads stopped working after upgrading to enhanced campaigns. After some time, Google's Zuzana Stierankova Moran (aka Zee)...
  • Google Dice
    Richard Hay from Google snapped a picture of one of the cubicles at Google's Mountain View headquarters, showing off this huge blow up dice hanging from the ceiling. I wonder what project this guy is

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