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 :: December 27, 2013
Hope everyone had a nice Christmas holiday! This week, Google penalized Rap Genius for link schemes after
- Google's Matt Cutts: Expired Domains With Penalties Last For...
We know manual actions expire but what about algorithmic actions, do they expire? When you pick up a new domain name, you now need to look to see if it had a bad history. We know expired domains can either benefit you, do nothing for you, or seriously hurt your efforts on your new site. Google's Matt Cutts chimed in about the difference between a manual action...
- Google's Matt Cutts: Don't Copy Wikipedia Content & Expect To Rank Well
A Google Webmaster Help has Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, giving advice to a webmaster. The advice, don't copy content from Wikipedia and expect to rank well. The truth is...
- Google's Matt Cutts Tells Webmaster The Penguin Algorithm Is Impacting Rankings
It seems like Google is on a trend of telling webmasters which algorithms are impacting their site the most, at least in a negative way...
- Johannes Kepler German Astronomer Celebrated With Google Doodle
On select Google home pages, you will see a special animated GIF Doodle, Google logo, for the 442nd birthday of the life of Johannes Kepler. Johannes Kepler was a astronomer, astrologer and mathematician who was born on December 27, 1571 in Weil der Stadt...
- SEO Cake For Ranking Number One
Steven Weldler shared a picture of a cake made for him for achieving his goals of ranking number one for a specific keyword. The cake shows the search results listing at Google with the number one pl
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Frequency of the Crawler and Google traffic relationship, WebmasterWorld
- Italy Goes Ahead With So-Called "Google Tax", WebmasterWorld
- Why Isn't My Content Producing The Same Google Seo Results As It Did, HighRankings Forums