|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|121:|| 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|
|122:|| Domain Name Replaced in SERPs With Alias Domain Name|
For one of my websites I have 3-4 additional domains which are 301 redirected to domain.com (they've always been 301 redirected). These alias domains are not just domain.net but also synonymA.com, synonymB.com.[br][br]Turns out that if I do a Google search for "synonymA.com" the main website will show up, but instead of domain.com in the URL field Google shows me synonymA.com instead!
|June 20, 2011|
|123:|| Duplicate Content - Get it Right or Perish|
"Probably one of the most critical areas of building and managing a website is dealing with duplicate content. But it's a complex issue with many elements making up the overall equation of what's in and what's out, what's on site and what's off site, what take precedence and what doesn't, how one regional domain can/cannot co exist with another's content, what % is same , etc etc and how the consequences are treated by Google in the SERP's."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|124:|| Duplicate Content Observation|
"We've just done a whole bunch of analysis on the dup issues with G, and I wish to post an observation about just one aspect of the current problems:"
|Oct 3, 2005|
|125:|| EU Investigating Google Over Allegations Of Rival Sites Being Demoted In SERPs|
"He appeared to accept Google's arguments that it is hard to behave as a monopoly on the web, saying the fluid nature of the Internet may make it more difficult for powerful companies to elbow out other companies in new markets."
|July 7, 2010|
|126:|| Encrypted Google Search (Beta) Launched|
"...we're gradually rolling out a new choice to search more securely..."
|May 22, 2010|
|127:|| English Pages Added 'Translate this page' function on Google English?|
" I saw some of my listings added with 'Translate this page' link on Google. When I clicked on the page, I saw my 100% English page being translated from Spanish to English. Then I realized that my server is recognized by IP country database as a Argentina site."
|May 13, 2006|
|128:|| Enhancing Author Rank To Boost Google SEO|
Boosting "authorank" is sureshot strategy to make sites rank higher; we have seen this recently due to google downplaying link building techniques.
|Oct 25, 2012|
|129:|| Eric Schmidt on the Future of Google Search|
Michael Arrington at TechCrunch published an interview with Google's CEO Eric Schmidt - and spawned a many-sided discussion for our members about Google present and future.
|Sept 8, 2009|
|130:|| Everything In Google Goes Supplemental|
Google site search command puts everything into supplemental results.
|Oct 8, 2006|
|131:|| Exact Long Tail Phrases in the Title are Not Ranking Well|
"I've notice recently that exact phrase match in the title does not seem to work well. It does work if you put quotes around the query phrase, but clearly only geeks do that."
|Aug 29, 2010|
|132:|| Exiled Tibetans Protest Google Censorship|
"Scores of angry Tibetans on Tuesday protested Google's launch of a censored version of its search engine in China which adheres to that country's government restrictions on free speech..."
|Feb 14, 2006|
|133:|| Experiences with the Google URL Removal Tool|
"...used it quite often to remove obsolete content on my site... but there are some side effects"
|Aug 17, 2005|
|134:|| Experiments in Keyword Rich Links To The Home Page|
"WebmasterWorld Member CainIV experiments with home page linking and how it affects search engine rankings."
|Dec 6, 2008|
|135:|| Eye Tracking Study on Google Says Above the Fold or Die|
"Eye scan and click through behavior changes dramatically as users moved “below the fold” to the section of results that required scrolling down. At the top of the page, the amount of eye movement declined rapidly through the top 4 or 5 results, and then at the bottom of the screen, tends to become more consistent through to the end of the page."
|Mar 2, 2005|
|136:|| 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|
|137:|| Fake Emails Cause Google to Stop Sending Penalty Notifications|
Updated: Because these emails are easy to mistake for authentic ones from Google, we've temporarily discontinued sending them as we work on ways to provide more secure communication mechanisms. We hope this will reduce confusion."
|June 20, 2007|
|138:|| Fancy Snippets - Bullet Points in SERP's|
I noticed recently google started to have a 3 line bullet points description for some retail sites. [br][br]Instead of showing the meta description or some text taken from the page in 2 lines, it's listing very short form of meta description on the first line, then taking a combination of the name, price and review rating of the top 3 items listed on page and list them in bullet points.
|Aug 27, 2011|
|139:|| First it was Position 6 - Now Position 4 Gets Strange|
The result in position 4 has been rotating between three different firms all day for our industry's top value keyphrase. All other listings above and below remain constant.
|May 8, 2008|
|140:|| Flattening Effect of Page Rank Iterations - explains the "sandbox"?|
I have had my new sites rank well initially, then drop. Here is what I think is happening. The first observation about the Page Rank equation is that it can only be calculated after a statistically significant number of iterations.
|Apr 28, 2006|
|141:|| Florida v2? Google Page Rank Update And What it Means For You|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the latest Google PageRank update."
|Oct 27, 2007|
|142:|| For Mega-Site SEO, Structure is King - not Content|
"With mega SEO it's about making small strides over time that grouped together have a really big impact," according to Derrick Wheeler, SEO for Microsoft.
|Dec 4, 2010|
|143:|| 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|
|144:|| 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|
|145:|| Future Google Results and Video|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the the impact of site video in Google SERPs, as raised in discussions at PubCon Las Vegas 2008."
|Nov 19, 2008|
|146:|| Geolocation, IP Delivery and Cloaking - Google Clarifies|
The official Google blog has an interesting post, with video, on how Google defines IP delivery, geolocation, and cloaking. The presentation comes from Maile Ohye of the Webmaster Central team.
|June 3, 2008|
|147:|| Geotargeting : How Does Webmaster Tools Geotargeting Affect SERP Exposure|
"I seem to be drawing a disproportionate number of foreign customers. I see the site setting for Geotarget and mine was to unlisted. My IP reports Plano, TX but my server is in Chicago, same time zone so no biggie I guess."
|Sept 1, 2010|
|148:|| Getting New Sites Crawled Using Twitter|
"I setup and installed a new blog yesterday and I thought rather than link it to any of my sites it would be worth Tweeting out the new URL to see how quickly it was picked up."
|May 15, 2010|
|149:|| Getting a Personal Invite into the Google Index|
" I recieved an email from someone at google telling me the benifits of allowing the google spider to index my site. The site in question has a robots.txt file disallowing all search engines."
|Feb 18, 2005|
|150:|| Getting a Site Indexed Faster|
"Does joining AdSense or submitting a Sitemap make Google index you faster?"
|Jan 8, 2009|
|151:|| Gmail Results Embedded In Google Search Results|
"...we're opening up a limited trial where you can sign up to get information from your Gmail right from the search box.
|Aug 9, 2012|
|152:|| Go Daddy, Enom and Google add Easier Domain Verification Option|
A new initiative that makes it easier for users to verify domains for Google services like Webmaster Tools and Google Apps. [br]Now eNom and Go Daddy customers can more quickly and easily verify their domains to use with Google services like Webmaster Tools and Google Apps.
|June 5, 2012|
|153:|| 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|
|154:|| Google Crawlers Cache robots.txt |
"A valuable tip for webmasters creating content they don't want indexed/cached."
|May 30, 2010|
|155:|| Google "Fusion" Personalized Home Page Expanded to Include RSS Feeds|
"The personalized home page has a new link in the upper left corner "Add content" that expands a list of dozens of feeds to add"
|July 26, 2005|
|156:|| Google +1 Released Outside of U.S.|
Today, +1's will start appearing on Google search pages globally. We'll be starting off with sites like google.co.uk, google.de, google.jp and google.fr, then expanding quickly to most other Google search sites soon after.
|June 28, 2011|
|157:|| 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|
|158:|| Google Adds "Preferred Sites" Feature|
"Google Web Search preferences is currently an experimental feature..."
|Jan 20, 2009|
|159:|| 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|
|160:|| Google Adds "Hacked Site" Notices to SERPs|
"...they announced a new notice - for the hacked or compromised site, even if they did not discover malware."
|Dec 18, 2010|