|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 881 - 920 (1128 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|881:|| Google Says It Does Not Investigate All Reports of Bad Search Results|
"Google says that they *will* investigate all reports from inside their panel tool after login, but search result problem reports made through the public report form are viewed but not necc investigated."
|Mar 29, 2007|
|882:|| Has the Dial On Anchor Text Keywords Been Turned Down||Mar 28, 2007|
|883:|| brainstorm: How might Google measure the site, and not just a page?|
In the light of recent and somewhat inscrutable shifts in the SERPs, members brainstorm on whether new site-wide factors may now be in the Google mix.
|Mar 26, 2007|
|884:|| If Your Google Traffic is Down - What Are You Doing About It?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss alternative actions to take if Google traffic drops."
|Mar 21, 2007|
|885:|| Webmaster Tools Now Shows Backlink Anchor Phrases|
"For a good while we could see the individual words used in backlink anchor text that points to our site. But now, Vanessa Fox reports this feature has been upgraded to show us complete phrases, and not just individual words. Nice move Google - thanks!"
|Mar 16, 2007|
|886:|| Google Webmaster Central Showing Increased Backlinks|
"...backlinks for the sites I manage have gone through the roof."
|Mar 9, 2007|
|887:|| Google Image Update Finally Settles Down|
It started almost a month ago.
|Mar 4, 2007|
|888:|| Scraped Site Ranks Higher Than Original Content|
"I have invested hundreds of hours researching and writing these definitions and over 10 sites that have DIRECTLY COPIED my content rank higher than mine. And my website seems to be penalized somehow and filtered to the bottom. You can imagine that I am a little frustrated."
|Mar 4, 2007|
|889:|| Is GoDaddy Sharing Whois Billing or Account Information?|
We don't know whether this is an astroturf campaign by a competitor in the highly aggressive domain registration market, a rare series of random oneoffs, or an actual event; but, the question keeps popping up over and over.
|Mar 4, 2007|
|890:|| Google Images Update : Reverts to Old Format||Feb 26, 2007|
|891:|| Wikipedia On Top in Google Search Results|
"Is Google promoting a non-profit site over others or just the huge traffic Wikipedia is getting?"
|Feb 26, 2007|
|892:|| Group of Google Programmer Names On Patent Application|
This patent describes how the removal of a web document by personal search users might eventually affect the more general search results.
|Feb 22, 2007|
|893:|| SEO in Decline 2007? Nobody talks About Getting #1 Now|
Have the search engines finally made SEO too expensive? It is getting clear to industry insiders that SEO has peaked.
|Feb 21, 2007|
|894:|| How Will Changing Home Page Anchor Text Affect Rankings?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the risks and benefits of anchor text changes."
|Feb 18, 2007|
|895:|| Google Turns Over User IDs in FOX "24" YouTube Case|
" Google and Live Digital complied with subpoenas issued by the U.S. District Court in Northern California and disclosed to Fox the identities of two individuals who illegally uploaded entire episodes of "24" prior to its broadcast and DVD release."
|Feb 13, 2007|
|896:|| Is it a Google 950 Penalty? or is it Phrase Based Re-ranking|
Community input seems to say that the ranking demotion can be by almost any amount, small or large -- or it even might mean removal from the SERP altogether. Some feel it is a kind of "Phrase-Based Reranking"
|Feb 8, 2007|
|897:|| Google Webmaster Tools reporting LOTS more link info|
"Ran across this in my account - an extra links tab for each site, which reports a LOT more links (internal and external) than the link command."
|Feb 6, 2007|
|898:|| 25 Signals of Poor Quality Sites|
"I realize that many of the list items would logically just be a perceived "signal of quality" reversed but if we all dig down into our experience then this exercise just might bring up a few unique and useful insights. Here's a start:"
|Feb 5, 2007|
|899:|| Google Images Update : Dear Google - We Hate it!|
It is rare that you find so many webmasters in universal agreement.
|Feb 2, 2007|
|900:|| Google: Nobody Talks About Getting #1 now?|
"Have we lost the game to Google? Are we assuming that it has been almost impossible to be certan that YES I can take my site to top?"
|Feb 2, 2007|
|901:|| Google Adds Maps to the OneBox for Local Search|
You now see this on every search for local information. In addition to contact information and now, map locations, Google also shows ratings and access to reviews on the search results page.
|Jan 30, 2007|
|902:|| Googlebombs Foiled by New Link Analysis|
"By improving our analysis of the link structure of the web, Google has begun minimizing the impact of many Googlebombs...." writes Matt Cutts, Ryan Moulton and Kendra Carattini of Google
|Jan 26, 2007|
|903:|| Google Images Interface Updated|
"WebmasterWorld members review the new look to Google Images. It seems the jury is still out."
|Jan 25, 2007|
|904:|| Google Ranking Mystery - Is There a Rhyme or Reason?|
"Can any of you explain what kind of logic Google is currently using to determine a site's ranking, or is it just a roll of the dice nowadays?"
|Jan 25, 2007|
|905:|| Google Video Now Includes YouTube Releases|
" YouTube video results will appear in the Google Video search index: when users click on YouTube thumbnails, they will be taken to YouTube.com to experience the videos."
|Jan 25, 2007|
|906:|| Google's 950 Penalty - Continued|
WebmasterWorld members continue to discuss this hot topic: Google's 950 Penalty"
|Jan 23, 2007|
|907:|| Domain Age one of the Biggest Factors|
"Most of us know that the age of a domain is one of the single most important criteria..."
|Jan 18, 2007|
|908:|| Google's 950 Penalty|
"What do we really know about this penalty, what causes it, and most important of all, how do we fix our sites to restore normal rankings?"
|Jan 12, 2007|
|909:|| Natural vs. Un-natural - in SEO and the Google Algorithm|
WebmasterWorld members discuss possible technical meanings for words like "natural," "manipulation," "geniune," "trust," "contrived" and "authority" in regard to the Google algorithm.
|Jan 10, 2007|
|910:|| PageRank: If A PR 8 Site Links To Your Internal Page, Does PR Filter Upwards?|
"...will your home page PR increase?"
|Jan 8, 2007|
|911:|| PageRank Update - Jan 2007||Jan 5, 2007|
|912:|| Technical Words and Clear Thinking about Google|
Commonly misunderstood words and fuzzily understood technical concepts that can sabotage anyone's accurate analysis of Google.
|Jan 5, 2007|
|913:|| Google Granted a New Patent|
You want to learn more about Google's duplicate content handling? This newly granted patent, first applied for in 2001, covers "Methods and apparatus for estimating similarity."
|Jan 2, 2007|
|914:|| New Patent Application - Spam Detection Based on Phrase Indexing|
Googler Anna Lynn Patterson is credited as the inventor on this new patent application, "Detecting spam documents in a phrase based information retrieval system," which was filed Jun 28, 2006 and published Dec 28, 2006.
|Dec 29, 2006|
|915:|| Social Networks are the Top Google Searches in 2006|
Social networks Bebo and MySpace are Google's top search terms for the year.
|Dec 23, 2006|
|916:|| Adam Lasnik on Duplicate Content|
Google's Adam Lasnik clarifies several duplicate content issues, including "boilerplate repetition" and "stubs".
|Dec 19, 2006|
|917:|| Google US Patents Search|
With Google Patent Search, you can now search the full text of the U.S. patent corpus and find patents that interest you.
|Dec 14, 2006|
|918:|| Keeping a Changelog - for when Google (or any) trouble strikes|
What do you do when troubles show up? Keeping a website changelog can be one of the best disciplines you ever put in place for that rainy day. Here our members discuss what changes should always be logged.
|Dec 6, 2006|
|919:|| Matt Cutts On Having Lots Of Sites! At PubCon|
At Las Vegas PubCon, Google's Matt Cutts stirred up a few questions by quickly identifying 50 other sites owed by one webmaster in a site review session.
|Dec 4, 2006|
|920:|| New: Sitemaps for Google News Publishers|
Google announced new Sitemap tools for Google News publishers. Along with new error reports, this gives "more granular control" over which portions of the site are crawled and included.
|Nov 24, 2006|