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801: new post   How to Search for U.S. Results from Outside U.S.A.
Mar 21, 2008
802: new post   24PCT Of All Users Cannot do a Google Search
"How do others see that number - a 24% failure rate?"
Mar 19, 2008
803: new post   Different Google Ranking When Using Capital Letters
"I rank about 6 places better than using lowercase?"
Mar 7, 2008
804: new post   Google Tests New Search Box In SERPs
Mar 5, 2008
805: new post   How To Choose The Best URL File Names
"In a nutshell, both human visitors and bots will 'see', and make some kind of a decision, about your site and/or page based of filepaths and file names. For humans it comes down to usability issues, and for bots it provides algorithmical guidance. Reasons and methods for getting this right for both, humans and bots, are intertwined."
Mar 3, 2008
806: new post   Google Adds Sitelinks for a New Batch of Websites
Our members notice a significant increase in new domains that are displaying Sitelinks this week.
Feb 24, 2008
807: new post   Google Awards Sitelinks to a New Batch of Sites
Our members notice that Sitelinks are appearing for many domains that never before displayed them.
Feb 24, 2008
808: new post   Is URL Length a Ranking Factor?
Feb 23, 2008
809: new post   Does DMOZ Removal Affect Rankings
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the issues and effect around removal of a site from DMOZ."
Feb 20, 2008
810: new post   The Effect of Changing Site Often
"Changing site content on a regular basis will have an impact on search ranking, however, how often is too often?"
Feb 19, 2008
811: new post   Google to Test Video Ads In Search Results Pages
"Now that Google's main search results pages include more images, video links and other elements, it is more appropriate, she argued, to have corresponding advertising formats."
Feb 15, 2008
812: new post   Does Google Automatically Index New Blogspot, Wordpress Blogs?
"I have this doubt that at least Google or other search engines are configured to automatically index the new blogs created in popular blog sites like wordpress, and blogspot or we have to add the blog link somewhere manually?"
Feb 8, 2008
813: new post   Google.com Changing Country Weighting For Non-US Based Sites
WebmasterWorld members are reporting changes in how Google.com adds weighting to non-US based sites."
Feb 2, 2008
814: new post   Google Backs Out of Their Position #6 Mistake
It's official. Google ranking changes that sent many #1 positions to exactly #6 last December were an unintentional effect of... whatever Google really wanted to do. They've owned the mistake, and the rollback has now spread across most data centers.
Jan 29, 2008
815: new post   Google Local Business Results Expanded
Jan 28, 2008
816: new post   Google PageRank Update - January 2008
"WebmasterWorld members discuss and analyze the latest Google PageRank update."
Jan 14, 2008
817: new post   Google Testing SERP Layouts
"I am seeing a different layout in the Google SERPs since early last week..."
Jan 8, 2008
818: new post   Supplemental URLs Now Ranking in Google
"I noticed an increase in traffic on one of my sites since January 4 - having now investigated, thousands of my pages that certainly used to be supplemental are now ranking fairly competitively."
Jan 7, 2008
819: new post   Is It Time To Kill The Dashes / Hyphens In Domain Names
Jan 2, 2008
820: new post   The Ultimate Fate of Supplemental Results - Google's announcement
Google announces a new way of handling the dreaded Supplemental Index: "...we're coming to the next major milestone in the elimination of the artificial difference between indices: rather than searching some part of our index in more depth for obscure queries, we're now searching the whole index for every query."
Dec 19, 2007
821: new post   New - Google Video Sitemaps
Google is now supporting an XML sitemap of video assets for your site - one that that includes lots of extra information, including title, content location, player location, thumbnail location, whether family friendly, description, and duration.
Dec 19, 2007
822: new post   Google Webmaster Tools Adds Content Analysis
Cool new feature in Webmaster Tools - you can go into Diagnostics and Content Analysis, and it will now tell you if you have issues with duplicate titles or meta descriptions, or non-indexable content.
Dec 14, 2007
823: new post   AdSense Ad Text Getting Indexed
Dec 4, 2007
824: new post   Google Updates Webmaster Guidelines
"Has this clarified link buying?"
Nov 30, 2007
825: new post   To Google, What's The Difference Between A Subdomain and Domain
"Will it be treated by Google like a folder of that domain or more like a new domain."
Nov 29, 2007
826: new post   How To Get A Business To Show Up As A Map In Google SERPs
Nov 17, 2007
827: new post   If DoubleClick Acquisition Goes Through - Google Will Own Performics - an SEO Company
So now Google owns DoubleClick (acquired for $3.1 Billion), but what some people don't realize is that DoubleClick owned a search optimization company called Performics, and thus Performics is now owned by Google.
Nov 16, 2007
828: new post   How to Deliver International Site Geotargeting for Google
"WebmasterWorld members discuss successful geotargeting for International sites in Google."
Nov 13, 2007
829: new post   StumbleUpon Toolbar Adds 'See Friend Reviews' to Google Home Page
"I just did a quadruple take when I loaded up the Google homepage in Firefox and saw the StumbleUpon logo in the header... what I see when I look at the header is: Web Images Video News Maps Gmail more See friend reviews"
Nov 10, 2007
830: new post   Googlebot User Agent Can Trip a Bug in ASP.NET 2.0
When this bug in .NET 2.0 kicks in, googlebot's user agent string generates a 500 HTTP Error status from an IIS server. This may have a poor affect on Google search traffic. Members note that other spiders can also trip the same bug.
Nov 7, 2007
831: new post   Google Analytics Offers Reporting on Site Search
Google Analytics can now interface with your site search. This offers you "a goldmine of information", including initial searches, how users refine followup searches, which pages searches are performed from, plus how site search correlates with conversion and ecommerce activity.
Nov 6, 2007
832: new post   How Is It That Google Is So Fast At Delivering Search Queries?
"I type a query from any part of the world and within a blink of an eye the results appear."
Nov 1, 2007
833: new post   Tell Google Your Site's Location with Webmaster Tools
Former Google staffer Vanessa Fox points out what promises to be a very useful enhancement to Google Webmaster Tools - the ability to tell Google your site's country location. You can even choose different locations for different directories within the same domain.
Oct 31, 2007
834: new post   Florida v2? Google Page Rank Update And What it Means For You
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the latest Google PageRank update."
Oct 27, 2007
835: new post   Links in Google Webmaster Tools Giving Error Messages
"When I try to check my internal or external links in webmaster tools by clicking on the hyperlinked number on the righthand side of the page, it gives me "Our system is currently busy. Please try again in a few minutes." for the last 2 days."
Oct 24, 2007
836: new post   Is Your Privacy Protected At Google?
"Google's overall goal is to have a record of every e-mail we have ever written, every contact whose details we have recorded, every file we have created, every picture we have taken and saved, every appointment we have made, every website we have visited, every search query we have typed into its home page, every ad we have clicked on, and everything we have bought online."
Oct 23, 2007
837: new post   Google Webmaster Tools Updated With New Features
"Up to 6 months of historical keyword data, download and export CSV data, top query percentages, and now fresher updates."
Oct 19, 2007
838: new post   Google unveils YouTube antipiracy tool
YouTube can match video duplicates now. The new system identifies pirated video on YouTube as it gets uploaded, but the system puts the onus on content owners to provide YouTube copies of the content first.
Oct 15, 2007
839: new post   Proxy Hijacks Gone From Google?
"This morning while looking to see if there were any extra proxy highjack pages in Google's index for my site I got a very pleasant shock."
Oct 11, 2007
840: new post   Official: Selling Links Can Hurt Your PR or Google Rankings
Danny Sullivan wrote a very informative post yesterday about the selective PR rollback some sites experienced last week, and makes some astonishing claims - "So I pinged Google, and they confirmed that PageRank scores are being lowered for some sites that sell links."
Oct 9, 2007
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