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 Replies To Webmasters Via Contact Us Form
A WebmasterWorld thread has one webmaster claiming Google replied to a request through his web site's contact us form. He submitted a couple reconsideration requests to Google and Google went to his site and clicked on the contact us and filled out the form...
- Google AdSense Ads Behind Login Can Be Relevant
A Google AdSense post shares an old tip to AdSense publishers about how Google can return relevant ads even when there is a login required to see the ad. The issue is, Google's ad targeting feature works by sending a Google spider to read the page...
- Google Migrating AdWords Users To "Optimize For Conversions"
Google announced that starting in February 2012, they will be migrating Conversion Optimizer and Enhanced CPC campaigns to "Optimize for conversions". Google said this will lead to a 5% increase in conversions...
- Ads Covering Ads Upsets Google & Facebook Advertisers
The Wall Street Journal has a story on how a new ad platform is gaining in popularity that basically seems to cover up the ads on other networks such as Google and Facebook...
- Google Robert Noyce Chip Logo
Today on the Google home page is a special logo for one of the inventors of the microchip, integrated circuit. Robert Noyce celebrates his 84th birthday today, he was born in Burlington, Iowa in 1927 and died at the age of 62 on June 3, 1990 in Austin...
- Google + Keg
Vic Gundotra, who promised to fix my Google + account, posted a picture of a Keg with Google+ engraved on it. He posted this on his working Google + account.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Did Google just try and snuff out my business?, WebmasterWorld
- Google Launches Google Current, DigitalPoint Forums
- New Updates For Yahoo BOSS API, WebmasterWorld
- What options do you have to address 1,000s of scrapers?, WebmasterWorld
- New Google Maps cities in 3D: Rome,Seville,Las Vegas, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Google Scholar Results at Top of the SERP, WebmasterWorld
- They're here to help: Meet our forum Top Contributors, Google Places for business Help