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:
- Google Webmaster Tools Adds Top Pages Queries & URL Redirects
One thing I know SEOs and Webmasters cannot get enough of is analytics tools. Google announced a Webmaster Tools Holiday Update that gives SEOs and Webmasters a nice treat...
- Google: Toolbar PageRank Won't Change Crawling, Indexing or Rankings
Googler, John Mueller, said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that Google Toolbar PageRank will not change how Google crawls...
- TripAdvisor Debate Turns Into Big Anti-Competitive Story At WSJ
Many of you know the controversy between Google and TripAdvisor, leading to TripAdvisor saying they are blocking Google from obtaining their reviews. Mike says some of the reviews have returned but that might not be the case...
- Google Testing Ads Below Gmail Messages
Websonic noticed that Google's Gmail is testing ads below the email message, under the reply box. Typically Google has placed ads above the emails and on the right hand side...
- Google Webmaster Tools Notice of Detected Doorway Pages
There are two reports, I believe from the same individual, about being prompted via email from Google that Google Webmaster Tools detected doorway pages on his site...
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: December 10, 2010
This week at the Search Engine Roundtable I gave my monthly recap of what's new at Google in the past 30 days. Did you know Google Image Search seems to be updating every few days now...
- Play Google 2010 Madrid Invitation
Google Play, an exclusive event for advertisers and creative Spanish held on September 22 and promises to be an event full of surprises, prizes and fun .... and aims to show the audien..
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Maps UI, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- why is there no blocks on any of the searches kids use google too and so many inappropriate images are not being blocked, Google Web Search Help
- Does a Perfect Link Profile Look Too Perfect? Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Nofollow Links!, Sphinn
- Doodle Alfred de Musset, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Doodle Carlos Gardel, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Where Have All The Advertisers Gone?, HighRankings Forums
- Google, Microsoft ad networks briefly hit by with malware, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- This question is about the "&fmt=" URL parameter. Can YouTube fix this problem, please?, YouTube Help
- YouTube Blog covering year 2010, Google Blogoscoped Forum