This week at the Search Engine Roundtable we gave our monthly Google SEO webmaster report. We also discussed possible early signs of a new Farmer / Panda rollout. Google smacked down a webmaster after complaining about the update. Google's Matt Cutts also gave advice on what to do about stolen content. Bing had a possible update this week. Children were targeted in a sick porn search spam technique. We asked if Google uses SSL validity in their rankings. I covered Tedster's top ten SEO lessons from Angry Birds, the game. Can you use Google Custom Search to validate a penalty? Google added phone support for US and Canadian AdWords advertisers. Google dropped position preference as a bidding option in AdWords. Google removed local search trend data from the keyword tool. Should Google filter derogatory search suggestions? We have a picture of the Google "Clusters" design. Try searching for "tilt" on Google on your iPhone or Android phone - it is a missed April Fools joke. Google's Ice Cream Sundae logo was a big hit for me. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- April 2011 Google Webmaster Report
- Google Update Underway? Farmer/Panda Hits Again?
- Google Smacks Down Webmaster Over Panda Update
- Google On Outranking Stolen Content
- Bing Search April Algorithm Update?
- Children Targeted For Easter Searches Leading To Porn Sites
- SSL Validity A Factor In Google's Ranking Algorithm?
- Top 10 SEO Lessons Learned From Angry Birds
- Use Google Custom Search To Validate A Google Penalty?
- Google AdWords Voice Support
- Google AdWords Position Preference Going Away
- Local Search Trends Data Removed From Google Keyword Tool
- Poll: Should Google Filter Auto-Completions In Instant Results?
- Picture: Google News New "Clusters" Design
- April Fools Continues With Tilted Google Results On iPhone
- Google's Ice Cream Sundae Doodle