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:
- Ask Me Questions Live In New York City October 3rd
I am trying something new, offering a live question and answer event for a fee in New York City. I am doing this with a partner and I want to see if it will work. It is a two hour event, on Monday, October 3rd at the The Center For Arts Education - Annex, New York...
- Instant Previews Comes To Google Sitelinks
I am not a 100% sure if this is new, I know Google has been testing many variations of
- Miss The Live Q&A With Google's Matt Cutts? Here It Is.
Yesterday, Matt Cutts did a live YouTube broadcast with webmasters. Kind of a last minute thing, right before the anti-trust hearing. This is the second time he did this, last time was in March...
- Bing Sitemaps Files Still In Pending Status
Back in July, we reported an issue with Bing sitemaps files being stuck in pending status. Back then, Bing confirmed there was a bug for some webmasters: Our product team is aware of this and is being addressed at this time. Currently...
- Google & Senate Antitrust Testimony
Yesterday was a busy day for Google in Washington, D.C. Google's Eric Schmidt was the first witness called to answer questions from the committee. I watched a lot of this over the internet and I personally felt he did a very good job...
- Google Maps 7 Pack Being Scaled Down?
A WebmasterWorld thread reports that Google may be scaling down the use of the local 7 pack of Google Maps results for some very local specific queries...
- Connectonomics - Yahoo's Women Marketing Event
Here is a picture of the Yahoo Insights - Connectonomics event where Yahoo showed how to do marketing to women online. The picture was posted on Flickr by yahoobrasil.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- WMT no longer allowing addresses under "Set Geographic Target", WebmasterWorld
- IP Delivery and Geo Targeting by SebastianX, Sphinn
- Klout Score Optimisation or Influencer SEO, Sphinn
- Are you new to Google AdWords? Stuck somewhere? Don't know what to do next? Don't worry, we are here to help!, Google AdWords Help
- Facebook to Launch Ad Credits For Small Business, WebmasterWorld
- Google Panda and thin content threshold, WebmasterWorld
- Map markers don't show up in a custom map, Google Maps Help
- why doesn't image mode show up as an option on news views anymore?, Google News Help
- Wrong font in Adsense ads, WebmasterWorld