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 Update Still Brewing: Penguin? Panda?
I've been trying, trying hard, to get Google to give me a statement. Normally they respond within 24 hours with a yay or nay on my question if there is a Google update. I've emailed them three times and no word back. This morning, I am seeing another surge in SEO and Webmaster chatter around a possible Google update.
- Disqus WordPress Plugin Confusing GoogleBot
Disqus has always been a challenged for Google but several months ago, they made their commenting rendering engine more search engine friendly - but many were not convinced. That being said, recently...
- Google SEO: Canonical Country Pages To Primary Page?
There is an interesting thread at Google Webmaster Help forums that is honestly just a bit over my head, in that I have not really tested this method. In short, the webmaster has several country specific web pages, all with the same content...
- How Billing Works With Google AdWords Express
Neetu Kurian from Google has a new post in the Google AdWords Help forums on how billing works at a high level with the AdWords Express product. Neetu provided a more detailed monthly budget overview a month or so ago and now here is the billing overview for the product...
- Paper Weight: Google Street View Cube
Googler, Erica Joy, posted a funny picture of a street view camera cube on her desk. The funny part is the context around the picture, where she wrote, "You know you work at Google when this appears.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- My first penalty in 10 years?, WebmasterWorld
- Google movie search is posting the wrong showtimes!, Google Web Search Help
- On 08/09/12, our engineers will be performing site maintenance, WebmasterWorld
- The next batch of Google Webmaster Central office-hours…, John Mueller - Google+