|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 641 - 680 (1065 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|641:|| Google Clarifies "First Click Free"|
The opt-in "first click free" program was created for sites that require registration or subscription, but still want a presence on the search results. The Official Google Blog now offers more detail on the program, beyond the short explanations that were previously available.
|Oct 19, 2008|
|642:|| Google Webmaster Tools Now Shows Where 404 Errors Come From|
"...this is a great feature. I think people will be extremely shocked as to how many duff links they have pointing at their site and how careless the average netizen is when they cut and paste links."
|Oct 14, 2008|
|643:|| Complaints of Bad Customer Service Rank Too Well|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss whether the well-ranked complaints posted online about customer service are helping or hindering competing businesses."
|Oct 11, 2008|
|644:|| Time Travel Back to 2001 for Google's 10th Birthday|
"In honor of our 10th birthday, we've brought back our oldest available index. Take a look back at Google in January 2001."
|Oct 4, 2008|
|645:|| Google Blogsearch Revamp Aims Itself at Blog News Aggregators|
"...we're now showing categories on the left side of the website and organizing the blog posts within those categories into clusters, which are groupings of posts about the same story or event."
|Oct 2, 2008|
|646:|| Google Experimenting With S M L Options in SERPs||Sept 29, 2008|
|647:|| Trust and Authority - they are not the same thing|
While studying Google's recently granted Historical Data patent, I noticed that the language helps to separate two concepts that we tend to use casually at times: trust and authority.
|Sept 28, 2008|
|648:|| Google Books Appearing in SERPs|
"Is it just me, or is anyone else noticing a significant increase in the number of google books in the serps."
|Sept 28, 2008|
|649:|| Google Toolbar PR Update - September, 2008||Sept 27, 2008|
|650:|| Secure (https) and Normal (http) Seen As Duplicate Content|
"What has me concerned is that I'm seeing alerts for pages such as https://www.example.com/widgets.html, which is the exact same page as http://www.example.com/widgets.html"
|Sept 27, 2008|
|651:|| Google Says Don't Rewrite Dynamic URLs|
"While static URLs might have a slight advantage in terms of clickthrough rates because users can easily read the urls, the decision to use database-driven websites does not imply a significant disadvantage in terms of indexing and ranking."
|Sept 23, 2008|
|652:|| How the 'Intelligent Cloud' may Change Google Search|
"The potential result would be a kind of conceptual search: 'Find me a story with an exciting chase scene and a happy ending.'" - Official Google Blog
|Sept 18, 2008|
|653:|| Google's Historical Data Patent Gets an Update|
This 2008 patent goes beyond the 2005 version by spelling out practical implementations more explicitly, and by being written in more readable language.
|Sept 18, 2008|
|654:|| More Details on Google's Human Evaluators|
" little tidbit for those of us who are curious about Google's human evaluators..."
|Sept 17, 2008|
|655:|| Google's Marissa Mayer, VP, Search Products on The Future of Search|
"Search is a 90-10 problem. Today, we have a 90% solution... However, that remaining 10% of the problem really represents 90% (in fact, more than 90%) of the work."
|Sept 11, 2008|
|656:|| Google Adds Digitized Newspapers - with formatting intact|
"Not only will you be able to search these newspapers, you'll also be able to browse through them exactly as they were printed." - Official Google Blog
|Sept 9, 2008|
|657:|| Repeated Meta Tags an Issue?||Sept 8, 2008|
|658:|| "Google Suggest" Becomes Default Search Box Behavior|
Google Suggest is now rolling out as the default behavior for all searches on the main Google Search pages.
|Aug 26, 2008|
|659:|| Changing Page Titles May Make Your Rankings In Google Dive|
"Past two days have shown a 65%+ decrease in traffic, we have around 250 pages. Last week I went through about 60 of them and adjusted the title tags to something I thought would be more appropriate."
|Aug 23, 2008|
|660:|| The Effectiveness of Google Base and its "Shopping Results"||Aug 19, 2008|
|661:|| Google Again Blocks Some Automated Ranking Reports|
Deja vu all over again...
|Aug 7, 2008|
|662:|| Google Sheds Performics SEO Firm Acquired with DoubleClick|
"Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today that Publicis Groupe has agreed to acquire the Performics search marketing business (Performics) from Google."
|Aug 6, 2008|
|663:|| Google Testing Related Links Under Site Listing|
"I just noticed that my searches are coming up with links to related terms under the search results."
|Aug 2, 2008|
|664:|| UK Google SERP Changes - August 2008|
"Has anyone noticed on some queries when "Pages from UK" is selected, that pages that are not from the UK are returned?"
|Aug 1, 2008|
|665:|| Google SERPs Yo-Yo Effect: Observations and Understanding|
"the most perplexing new SERP observations are those that report cycling, sine waves, yo-yo, rollercoaster, or pick your favorite synonym."
|July 31, 2008|
|666:|| Google Processes "entire web-link graph several times per day"|
"Today, Google downloads the web continuously, collecting updated page information and re-processing the entire web-link graph several times per day."
|July 28, 2008|
|667:|| What Are The Potential Risks of Google Cache?|
"Can someone tell me if the Google cache presents some potential risks and/or vulnerabilities?"
|July 28, 2008|
|668:|| Toolbar PageRank Update 7/24||July 26, 2008|
|669:|| Google Toolbar PageRank Update... The green bar is moving!|
"How was it for you?"
|July 26, 2008|
|670:|| Google Changes the "cached" (copied) Page Appearance|
Google has changed the appearance of its published copy of the internet. It no longer includes the colored Google branding logo at top...
|July 25, 2008|
|671:|| Google Penalties: Is A Site Ever Really Forgiven||July 22, 2008|
|672:|| Technologies Behind Google Ranking - from Google's Amit Singhal|
"Our work on interpreting user intent is aimed at returning results people really want, not just what they said in their query. This work starts with a world class localization system..."
|July 17, 2008|
|673:|| SWFObject Flash Files - Now Indexed by Google|
"Google has expanded its indexing of SWF files for the second time in two weeks..."
|July 15, 2008|
|674:|| Google Site Links: What Are The Key Factors|
"Anyone experiment with this feature yet and how did Google react in the Serps?"
|July 13, 2008|
|675:|| Using Nofollow on Internal Linking|
"I wonder whats the current thinking for using this tag on unimportant internal links like privacy statements."
|July 13, 2008|
|676:|| An "Introduction to Google Ranking"||July 12, 2008|
|677:|| The Value of Adding Meta Descriptions For Search Engines||July 11, 2008|
|678:|| How Punctuation in Keywords Affects Google Results|
A summary of how Google currently handles punctuation in queries - there's just got to be something here that you don't have nailed down.
|July 5, 2008|
|679:|| The "Mega Menu" Problem and Google Rankings|
A hearty discussion - how many links can you fit in a menu before it hurts your rankings?
|July 3, 2008|
|680:|| Google Webmaster Tools API Released|
"we've consistently heard requests to open Webmaster Tools for third-party integration."
|June 24, 2008|