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 :: November 9, 2012
This week at the Search Engine Roundtable, I cover the past week plus of search news. There was a Panda update, this would be the 21st release. Google also updated their toolbar PageRank values.
- Don't Be Scammed Into Removing Links
There may be a new competitive sabotage scam going around the SEO industry around link removals. You know how Google sends link warning emails? Well, when Google does that, you should see the notification also in your Webmaster Tools message center, if you don't then it typically was not sent by Google.
- Tell Google Why You Dislike The New Top Navigation
This week, after months of testing Google officially launched the top down navigation. Now...
- Google Patent: The Sites You Link To Should Have Reachability
Bill Slawski uncovered and decrypted yet another Google patent on reachability scores. The patent is named Determining reachability and was granted just a few days ago...
- Google's Disavow Tool Does Work, You Just Need To Disavow The Right Links
A few weeks ago, Google officially launched the disavow link tool and webmasters and SEOs have been all over it. One such webmaster was pretty upset that after she used the tool, she had no successful results...
- Video Of Google Sand Mandala Timelapse
Erica Joy posted a video from Thaths T. of when the Buddhist Monks visited Google to create a Sand Mandala at the GooglePlex. It is amazing to watch this being done in high speed on video.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google remarketing: Reach out to your website ..., AdWords Community
- Announcing the Monthly Forum Community Award - October, Google Maps Help
- Are you multilingual or learning to read in a new language?…, Google - Google+
- Does adding variables to urls affect SEO?, WebmasterWorld
- Foursquare Introduces Numbered Rating System, WebmasterWorld
- Is AdSense a negative signal for serps? Can AdSense account be toxic?, WebmasterWorld