|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|1081:|| "Inside the Black Box" - Google|
"He then unveiled his team's solution: a mathematical model that tries to determine when users want new information and when they don't. (And yes, like all Google initiatives, it had a name: QDF, for "query deserves freshness.")"
|June 4, 2007|
|1082:|| June 2007 Google SERP Changes|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the latest changes to Google's SERPs."
|June 1, 2007|
|1083:|| Google Hot Trends Combines Zeitgeist and Trends|
"Hot Trends, a list of the current top-100 fastest-rising search trends, will be refreshed several times daily, using data from millions of Google Web searches conducted up to an hour before each update, the company said."
|May 22, 2007|
|1084:|| Selling Links: Will You Lose Trust & Drop Out Of Google?|
"WebmasterWorld members continue to wrestle with the issue of selling links."
|May 18, 2007|
|1085:|| Google Universal Search - News in the Middle of the SERPs & More|
"Google said it is combining results from its established SERPs with content to help users find videos, images, maps, etc. In addition, it has an updated layout for its home page with navigation it claims is easier to use. Here's what WebmasterWorld members are saying."
|May 17, 2007|
|1086:|| Google's Phrase Based Patents and Keyword Co-occurrence|
How do the six recent "phrase based" patents build on earlier ideas that used a semantic approach? Let's take a look at some of the principles these patents include.
|May 14, 2007|
|1087:|| Google Beta Test Playing With Serp Layout Continues||May 11, 2007|
|1088:|| Will changing absolute links to relative affect SERPs?||May 11, 2007|
|1089:|| Part 2: Today's Webmaster & Their Relationship with Google|
I'm convinced that today's webmaster is under the Google mindshare spell. Most don't even realize it." -- the discussion continues.
|May 11, 2007|
|1090:|| Canonicalization, The Pros and Cons of Redirecting Various Typins to Root|
"Redirection from /index.html to /. Example if someone types http://www.example.com/index.html we will take them to http://www.example.com/."
|May 9, 2007|
|1091:|| Todays Webmaster & Their Relationship with Google|
"I'm convinced that today's webmaster is under the Google mindshare spell. Most don't even realize it."
|May 9, 2007|
|1092:|| Are Scrapers Exploiting Your sitemap.xml File?|
Some people say they suffer ranking problems very soon after adding a sitemap for Google. Could it be that a sitemap.xml fle exposes them to widespread scraping?
|May 7, 2007|
|1093:|| Four New Google Patents|
Four new patents for Google. Document Scoring Based on: Traffic, Query Analysis, Link-Based Criteria, and Document Inception Date. The criteria aren't news on their own, but the methodology may well be.
|Apr 26, 2007|
|1094:|| Google Reset My Personalized Homepage !|
"I just logged on to my Google Homepage which I use for all my news, bookmarks, and feeds, only to find it has been reset to a version I used months and months ago."
|Apr 26, 2007|
|1095:|| New In Google SERPS; "View And Manage Your Web History"||Apr 24, 2007|
|1096:|| Are You Using No Follow in Paid Links & Why?|
"Wondering what all of your opinions are, should we start using it for all paid links?"
|Apr 18, 2007|
|1097:|| Signs of Fundamental Change at Google Search|
"I'd like to collect people's observations about what "signs of fundamental change" they've may have observed in recent months."
|Apr 8, 2007|
|1098:|| April 2007 Google SERP Changes - The Early Returns|
Ya, it's April fools day - but the index beat goes on.
|Apr 2, 2007|
|1099:|| 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|
|1100:|| Has the Dial On Anchor Text Keywords Been Turned Down||Mar 28, 2007|
|1101:|| 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|
|1102:|| 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|
|1103:|| 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|
|1104:|| Google Webmaster Central Showing Increased Backlinks|
"...backlinks for the sites I manage have gone through the roof."
|Mar 9, 2007|
|1105:|| Google Image Update Finally Settles Down|
It started almost a month ago.
|Mar 4, 2007|
|1106:|| 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|
|1107:|| 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|
|1108:|| Google Images Update : Reverts to Old Format||Feb 26, 2007|
|1109:|| 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|
|1110:|| 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|
|1111:|| 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|
|1112:|| How Will Changing Home Page Anchor Text Affect Rankings?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the risks and benefits of anchor text changes."
|Feb 18, 2007|
|1113:|| 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|
|1114:|| 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|
|1115:|| 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|
|1116:|| 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|
|1117:|| Google Images Update : Dear Google - We Hate it!|
It is rare that you find so many webmasters in universal agreement.
|Feb 2, 2007|
|1118:|| 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|
|1119:|| 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|
|1120:|| 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|