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:
- Links Now In Bing Webmaster Tools
Big news for SEOs who use Bing Webmaster Tools is that they have just added the links reports back to the tool. To access it, you need Siliverlight and to login to Bing Webmaster Tools. Then you have
- I Wouldn't Use Commas In URLs
A WebmasterWorld thread has discussion around using commas in the URLs as opposed to hyphens or other characters. For example, this URL would be seroundtable.com/commas,in,urls instead of what it currently is...
- Google Maps Team Revamping "My Maps"
Google has a Maps product named My Maps. It is useful when you want to create vacations, make custom directions for parties and so much more.
- Google & The Big Bad Brand Wolf
Google is far from being a little pig, but it certainly has the ability to build brick houses. For those that may not have recently read the "3 Little Pigs" fairy tale to their child, I am referring to a story that may be surprisingly relevant to the topic being discussed at Webmaster World Forums, Head of Google Search Quality denies brand bias in Google Instant.
- Can't Get Google TV Ads? Here Is A Work Around
A Google AdWords Help thread reports a bug with Google TV Ads where some advertisers might not be able to get it through their AdWords account. Most AdWords accounts have the ability to click on a "Create TV Campaign" at the bottom of the campaigns page. But not all...
- What Else Can Yahoo Give Up On? Their Future
As expected, Yahoo has officially fired yet more of their staff. This time an additional 4%. They are pretty much done firing my friends in their search departments. They gave up on search...
- Welcome to Google Kansas
Welcome to Google Kansas posted at the Walmart on on March 19, 2010 in Likins Foster, Topeka, KS, US, using an Apple iPhone 3GS.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing / Yahoo Click Fraud, WebmasterWorld
- Donate to charities while checking sites in Chrome, Google Webmaster Help
- Exact Match Domains: How Google Might Solve The Problem, Sphinn
- Google's Acquisition of Zetawire brings Electronic Wallets Nearer #NFC, Sphinn
- How a Search Engine Might Handle Nicknames and Given Names, Sphinn
- Time Magazine Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg, WebmasterWorld
- U.S. November Retail Sales Surpass Forecasts, WebmasterWorld
- Why Google Needs The Manipulative Web, Sphinn
- $200m raised in new finance for Twitter, WebmasterWorld