This week we covered a lot of interesting topics in search and SEO. We started off on Google and Bing admitting to having whitelists and exception lists for their algorithms. There are some sites saying they are freed from the Panda/Farmer update. If you want to be rescued, then you need to look into using 404s, 301s and noindex. The next Google target are keyword rich domains. Google dropped starring results in Google, since blocked sites is now there. Google is sometimes showing word counts. What are the most overrated SEO tips? An SEO firm was held liable for his client who sold counterfeit goods. Google finally made AdSense faster. Google revamped their Google Mobile app, now Google Search app for iPhone. Google Analytics is up to version 5 and it is slick! We showed off some Pi Day logos, other Google logos and the St. Patrick's Day logos, of which Google and Yahoo did not promote on their US home pages. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Google Has Whitelists & Exception Lists
- Being Rescued From The Google Panda / Farmer Update
- When To Use 404, NoIndex & 301 Redirects In Farmer/Panda Fix
- Google Says Ads Don't Play Big Role In Ranking Algorithm
- Keyword Rich Domain Names Next To Be Hit By Google
- Google Stars Sunset As Block Results Take Over
- Word Count Displayed In Google Search Results
- What Are The Most Overrated SEO Tips?
- SEO Firm To Pay $770,000 For Client Selling Counterfeit Goods
- Google Makes AdSense Faster Slowly
- Confirmed: Google AdSense Ads User Interface Tests
- Google Overhauls Google Search iPhone App
- Google Analytics Version 5
- Pi Day Forgotten By Google, Yahoo & Bing
- Google Logo For Hungary's Revolution
- Where Are Google & Yahoo's St. Patrick's Day Logos?