Broadcasted from Jerusalem Israel, I bring you an abridged version of the search video recap. I covered how Google was emailing webmasters about penalties such as bad links and cloaking. Google suggested that some sites drop their robots.txt file. Google explained how the numbers displayed in Google Webmaster Tools may be about 10% off. Google doesn't want you to obsess over PageRank. I posted a link to the 2011 search ranking signals at WebmasterWorld. Finally, I posted on the Google Webmaster report for January 2011. Hope to see you Sunday at the SphinnCon conference at the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable. Happy New Years!
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Google Emailing Webmasters For Bad Links, Cloaking & More
- Google: Remove The Robots.txt File Completely
- Google's Numbers In Webmaster Tools Are +/- 2.5M
- Google Doesn't Want You To Think About PageRank
- 2011 Search Ranking Signals
- January 2011 Google Webmaster Report