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561: new post   Google Gives Self a Failing Grade at SEO
"...one of the biggest areas of failure for the company [Google] is in "search result presentation," where the company scored a 33/100 or lower in three different categories, the lowest being "title tag format and length.""
Mar 4, 2010
562: new post   FaceBook Passes Google As Driver of Search Traffic
"Facebook has passed search-engine giant Google to become the top source for traffic to major portals like Yahoo and MSN, and is among the leaders for other types of sites."
Feb 15, 2010
563: new post   Moving Servers: How May That Affect SERPs Rankings
"Is there a possibility my rankings in Google might slide due to me moving to a new ip."
Feb 11, 2010
564: new post   Google Asking for Permission to Access Location Information
I am getting the following message in the SERP: "Google would like to have access to your location. The Google Toolbar will periodically use the network to keep your location up to date." To the right of this, they have the buttons "Share My Information and Don't Share."
Feb 9, 2010
565: new post   Google Updates and SERP Changes - February 2010
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss the latest changes to Google's SERPs."
Feb 7, 2010
566: new post   New Google Image Search Interface Seen in Asia
"This changes everything! - before - a well placed image would bring in traffic - and a enough revenue to cover costs - etc."
Feb 2, 2010
567: new post   Traffic Trends Between the Search Engines
"...it would be interesting to get an update on what people are seeing in their stats programs when comparing Google to Bing."
Jan 28, 2010
568: new post   Goog Tops Search List Of Course, But Numbers of Searches Surprise
"The global search market continues to grow at an extraordinary rate, with both highly developed and emerging markets contributing to the strong growth worldwide," said Jack Flanagan, comScore executive vice president
Jan 24, 2010
569: new post   Google Adds "Answer Highlighting" to SERP's
You may never need to visit a website again. "Answer highlighting helps you get to information more quickly by seeking out and bolding the likely answer to your question right in search results."
Jan 23, 2010
570: new post   Google On Caffeine: Performance Enhancements
Jan 23, 2010
571: new post   Is Google Running Scared or Are Recent Changes a Planned Development
"When I look at some of the changes made at Google I wonder if they've changed their mentality from 'market leader', 'standard setter everyone wants to follow', 'simple and friendly' to 'what are we going to do to continue holding our visitors, revenue and market share'?"
Jan 21, 2010
572: new post   Changed My Opinion about Google's Query Revisions
In the past I've been pretty negative about Google's query revisions - especially those of the "user intention" type. My attitude has been "show me what I searched for, not what you THINK I want". Time for me to eat a little bit of crow.
Jan 19, 2010
573: new post   Defending The Position Of An Article In The SERPs
Jan 11, 2010
574: new post   Google Search Suggestions and Derogatory Words
A recent court ruling in France required Google to remove the French word for "scam" or "swindle" from the Google Suggestions for a certain company.
Jan 11, 2010
575: new post   Safe Browsing To Avoid Malware In SERPs
Jan 5, 2010
576: new post   Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2010
Jan 4, 2010
577: new post   Google PageRank Toolbar Update For January 2010
"For those followers of the green fairy dust..."
Dec 31, 2009
578: new post   Clone Site Outranking Original in Google SERPs
"One of my biggest competitors cloned my index page ... Now his Dupe site CLONE1 has taken my previous SERP position for main keywords..."
Dec 26, 2009
579: new post   Dealing with a Competitor Destroying Your Google Rankings
"They basically grabbed the ten best ranked sites and are spamming our homepage links to hundreds of blogs and guestbooks. It's not just our site but legit competitors with great content infront of us as well."
Dec 26, 2009
580: new post   Privacy - FTC Begins Exploration with Google and Others
"The records from this first session make it clear that those very issues webmasters have been concerned about are now on the table - including informed opt-in decisions for the end user."
Dec 20, 2009
581: new post   SERPs Click Through Rate Traffic Predictions #4 to #1
"What kind of search traffic could I expect if I were able to fight my way up..."
Dec 20, 2009
582: new post   Support For Legitimate Cross-Domain Content Duplication
"To help with issues that arise on such sites, we're announcing our support of the cross-domain rel="canonical" link element."
Dec 17, 2009
583: new post   ALERT: Google Changes Default Search to Personalized
Under cover of a Friday, Google has switched the default search behavior to their so called "personalized search" that tracks users via cookies or their MyGoogle login. This stands to change everything from the way SERPs have worked for 10 years on Google, to how users find things on the web. This could be the biggest change to the Google search engine ever.
Dec 5, 2009
584: new post   New Region Tags in Google SERPs
Dec 2, 2009
585: new post   'Speed of Site' May Become Ranking Factor in 2010
"For my entire online career I've felt that page speed is an important and almost secret weapon. Now it's becoming an open secret, apparently. I'll bet lots of people will still ignore it."
Nov 18, 2009
586: new post   New - Keyword "Significance" in Webmaster Tools
"For a long time GWT has returned a list of most common keywords, but now I see it is also presenting visual bars to show their importance."
Nov 13, 2009
587: new post   How Does the Google Algo Use Content-Language?
Our members discuss what happens to ranking when the content-language does not match the actual content for a large portion of the page.
Nov 6, 2009
588: new post   Reconsideration Request Before Getting a Penalty?
Situation: your site was hacked, spam pages were inserted and thousands of backlinks appeared overnight. There's no penalty so far, and you've cleaned up the server - but should you file a preemptive Reconsideration Request?
Nov 3, 2009
589: new post   Google Updates and SERP Changes - November 2009
Nov 2, 2009
590: new post   New at Google - a 'Search For Music' Onebox Service
Oct 29, 2009
591: new post   Google Changes 410 Status Handling
Google's John Mueller: "...we are now treating the 410 HTTP result code as a bit 'more permanent' than a 404. So if you're absolutely sure that a page no longer exists and will never exist again, using a 410 would likely be a good thing."
Oct 27, 2009
592: new post   Hash Mark In URL Helps Tracking
Oct 23, 2009
593: new post   Google Labs To Add "Social Search"
"It'll be launching as an opt-in project in the next few weeks. Then, you'll need to have a Google account and set up a Google Profile to fill in information about the social networks that you use."
Oct 22, 2009
594: new post   Google Suggest Getting Smarter
"Imagine my surprise when the suggestion was the brand name and the product."
Oct 18, 2009
595: new post   Google Webmaster Tools Has New Experimental Options
These experimental features now appear under a new 'Google Labs' heading in Webmaster Tools. There are currently two - a Googlebot View of your pages and a Malware Report, but a disclaimer advises that these reports may change without notice as time goes on.
Oct 13, 2009
596: new post   Google Adds "Quick View" of PDFs to SERPs
"Quick View is a helpful tool, however, the page views don't appear in server logs."
Oct 10, 2009
597: new post   Making AJAX Page States Crawlable - Google's Proposal
Oct 8, 2009
598: new post   New - "Fading" Google Home Page
"...the utility links in the top and footer links in the bottom fade in slowly..."
Oct 6, 2009
599: new post   Google Image Search Update Gone Astray - Many Images Gone
"WebmasterWorld members are reporting shifts in Google Image Search - many images are again Safe Search filtered, and a lot of others are lost even when "moderate search" is off." This could be a huge opportunity for Bing and it's much applauded image search?
Oct 2, 2009
600: new post   Forum Posts Indented on Google SERPs
"When several different discussions on a site are relevant to your query, we indent them under the primary result and include the date of each post."
Oct 1, 2009
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