Daily Search Forum Recap: September 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm 0 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:

  • Google: There Isn't A Magical SEO Advantage By Switching To HTTPS
    Google's John Mueller said in a video hangout 22 minutes and 21 seconds in that there is no magical SEO advantage when switching from HTTP to HTTPS. But didn't Google tell us that HTTPS is a ranking signal...
  • Google's New Mobile Display & Video Ads
    Google announced their next steps in what they think will improve display ads across desktop and mobile platforms. In the next few months, Google will begin rolling out "several mobile display ad formats and tools across the Google Display Network...
  • Moz: Google Answer Boxes Now Showing Up 60% More Often
    If you check out the Mozcast features tool, you may notice that the Answers box tracker shows a huge increase in the Google search results. This means that according to this tool, Google is now showing answers to queries at the top of the search results...
  • Matt Cutts Missing Google Search Quality?
    Back in July, Matt Cutts shocked the SEO industry by announcing his extended vacation - many thought he'd never come back. He has not come back yet, officially, so it is unclear if he will. But for one thing, it does seem he misses the search quality team and the SEO industry...
  • Android Slinkee
    Who doesn't love slinkees? Well, then you'll love this Google Android Slinkee. Richard Hay posted a DIY (do it yourself) Android Slinkee. He sliced and diced and made his own Android Slinkee.

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