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 28, 2012
This week at the Search Engine Roundtable was a bit slow for the holidays, just a reminder, I'll be in Israel next week for SMX Israel. Google's Matt Cutts said links from within press releases won't help your rankings...
- Google Malware Warning Bug On Yahoo Parked Domains?
A Google Webmaster Help thread has reports that a Yahoo Domain/Hosting parking service seems to have triggered Google and Google Chrome to display a malware warning. The user said his parked domain from Yahoo shows in Google Chrome as showing a "malware warning...
- Google Lifts My Manual Penalty But I Have An Algorithmic Penalty Also
Imagine you work incredibly hard after receiving one of those manual penalty notifications to lift that manual penalty. You finally hear back on your reconsideration requests after months of work and Google gives you the good news...
- Park Business Can't Get Google Local Listing
A kayaking company that offers kayak rentals and guided tours out of Brackett's Landing Park in Washington, is upset because he wants to verify his Google Local business but since he doesn't have a physical business address in the park...
- Why Does Google Want To Know How You Heard About The Zeitgeist?
I am not sure I understand this one. Jessica from Google posted in the Google Web Search Help forums asking forum members how they heard about the Google Zeitgeist. She wrote: With 2012 coming to a close...
- Badges For SMX Israel 2013
here is a picture of the first draft (we have revisions (more white space at the top) of the SMX Israel 2013 badge. Insert sponsor is iSEO2Go and lanyard sponsor is aimClear.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- "Big traffic change for top URL" on Christmas Eve. Should I be worried?, WebmasterWorld
- Dilemma After Moving Domain, Cre8asite Forums
- Is SEO all about link building?, WebmasterWorld