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:
- PDFs Ranking Well In Google - Monetize Them
A WebmasterWorld thread has some SEOs discussing that for some of their query niches, Google tends to be ranking a lot of PDF documents at the top of the page. Personally, I have not seen this but I can believe it...
- Google Updates AdWords Editor Update
Google released a new update to the AdWords Editor - we are now at version 9.7.1 up from version 9.5.1. The new features and changes include: Improved targeting options User interest categories: On the audiences tab...
- Google Shares The Evolution Of Their Search Engine
Google is really a fascinating company, so when you step back and look at how they evolved, it is both fun and education...
- Google Anchor Sitelinks With HTML Entities
Kim Clinkunbroomer shared on Google + (link might not work for all) that some of the anchor sitelinks do allow for some HTML entities, at least for now - I am sure Google will disable them soon...
- Green Android Tattoos
Jason Mayes from Google posted pictures of a bunch of Googlers getting what looks like temporary green Android tattoos on their arms. He posted the pictures on his Google + profile the other day.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 18 Tools to Speed Up Link Building, Sphinn
- E.U. Directive on Privacy To Hit Facebook and Other Social Media Sites, WebmasterWorld
- The current economy and AdWords spending, WebmasterWorld
- Wondering whether or not some of my pages with several links on them will be considered spam by Google., Google Webmaster Help
- Cash Offered For A Blog Link, Cre8asite Forums
- Entire Div Clickable Links?, Google Webmaster Help
- Feature 2: Enhanced CPC bids - Share your experiences and tips on using this AdWords product feature, Google AdWords Help
- Top 2011 Searches From Bing Show a Year of Breakthroughs and Heartbreaks, WebmasterWorld