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 Panda 4.0 Update?
There is some serious uptick in webmaster and SEO chatter in the WebmasterWorld forums as of this morning in regards to a possible major Panda update. Major enough, we might upgrade the name from 3.9.X to a 4.0 release...
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: September 14, 2012
In this video recap, I try to start off with a bit of humor - not sure if it worked. I announced SMX Israel, it happens on January 6, 2013 and will sell out fast. I talked about how Google handled all the web sites that were down ...
- Google The Bacon Number
There is this game named the Six Degrees Of Bacon to see how many degrees of separation you are from Kevin Bacon and the number returned is the Bacon Number. Now, Google has decided to plant an easter egg in their search results...
- Google: Now A Car Insurance Broker
A WebmasterWorld thread reports Google UK is testing a new form of Google comparison ads for car insurance quotes. You can see it yourself by going to Google UK and searching for [car insurance]...
- Poll: Can Sites Fully Recover After Google Panda?
It has been a long time since Google unleashed Panda on webmasters, a year and a half long. There were recoveries but were they full recoveries? One of the best examples and most vocal examples
- Google Delisting By Accident
A Google Webmaster Help thread has a rare case of Google apparently banning a web site completely by accident and then reinstating it after being notified about the mishap. The story is about a site hosted on a Google Sites platform at sites.google.com/site/waldorfwatch...
- The LEGO Phone (aka lPhone)
LEGO has posted on their Google+ page a picture of their new prototype phone, known as the lPhone. That is an lowercase L, not an upper case I. The LEGO phone is made out of LEGO, supports LTE and e
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- AdWords Communities Global Summit 2012: Celebratin, AdWords Community
- Can Robots.txt Affect PPC, HighRankings Forums
- Do slow ad networks affect speed ranking factor?, WebmasterWorld
- New Google Study On Digital Content Delivery, Cre8asite Forums