|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 681 - 720 (1179 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|681:|| Top of SERP Page 2 Becoming Valuable|
The top of page one SERP's have become polluted with ads, images, videos, news, and other junk results that Google is currently pushing under the premise of "universal results". Some members are seeing high click through counts from Page 2 SERPs. Some are seeing more clicks from Position 11 than positions 5-10.
|June 29, 2009|
|682:|| Google Thought It Was 'Under Attack' After Search Spike For Michael Jackson|
"Google believed it was under attack owing to the spike in the searches for Michael Jackson."
|June 26, 2009|
|683:|| Are Links From "stingy linkers" More Valuable?||June 23, 2009|
|684:|| Questioning Google News Quality|
"I clicked on one of those google news results and it redirected me to somewhere and I now have a virus on my computer that hijacks all my search results."
|June 19, 2009|
|685:|| Google's Matt Cutts on Core PageRank Changes|
Google quality control engineer Matt Cutts clarifies changes to the core PageRank algo. The change in scoring happened a year ago and attempted to address "PageRank Sculpting" (or PageRank Hoarding). Unfortunately, this info is posted on an employee blog instead of an official endorsement on the Google company site (YMMV).
|June 16, 2009|
|686:|| Bing Makes Google Rethink||June 15, 2009|
|687:|| Bing May Be Making Google Re-Think||June 15, 2009|
|688:|| Google Webmaster Tools New Interface Now Live To All||June 11, 2009|
|689:|| Google Squared Goes Live In Google Labs||June 5, 2009|
|690:|| PR Sculpting Now Works Differently on Google|
The rel="nofollow" attribute still blocks PR transfer, but it no longer creates an increase in the PR transferred by other links on the page. The blocked PR now just falls into a black hole.
|June 3, 2009|
|691:|| New Google Local Business Center Dashboard||June 3, 2009|
|692:|| Google Toolbar PageRank Update Reported||May 28, 2009|
|693:|| Google SERPs Click Tracking Change||May 26, 2009|
|694:|| New Features Now Live for Google Suggest|
Suggestions are now appearing in the Results Page search box, not just the home page. Adwords are now included in some lists, as well as navigational links and personalized suggestions - when you're logged in. The results count number, however, has now been removed.
|May 22, 2009|
|695:|| Diagnosing a Google SERPs Penalty||May 18, 2009|
|696:|| Google Outages May 14, Reported||May 14, 2009|
|697:|| New look for Webmaster Tools - Includes changes to backlinks|
Where-oh-where are the missing links?
|May 14, 2009|
|698:|| New Google Features Shown at Searchology Conference|
Google held a big conference where they displayed several new features, including Rich Snippets, Google Squared, Search Options, Wonder Wheel and SkyMap.
|May 14, 2009|
|699:|| Pros and Cons of Rich Snippets and Microformats|
"By incorporating standard annotations in your pages, you not only make your structured data available for Google's search results, but also for any service or tool that supports the same standard." - Webmaster Central Blog
|May 13, 2009|
|700:|| Google Delists Site On Accidentally Expired Domain|
A WebmasterWorld member has a tale of caution for us all: "I accidentally let one domain of mine expire and renewed it after it showed an "expired domain" message for a day or so."
|May 10, 2009|
|701:|| WebmasterWorld Classic: How Hacked Servers Can Hurt Your Traffic||May 9, 2009|
|702:|| Google Tests Switching Comments Bubble With "Review this site"|
"Your review of this site may be shown to other searchers in the future."
|May 7, 2009|
|703:|| Google.com SERP Changes - May 2009||May 6, 2009|
|704:|| AOL's love.com - Automated Wildcard Subdomains|
"AOL is creating a plethora of niche websites through automated methods... It has called this 'leaning into the fragmentation of the Web'." - Reuters
|Apr 28, 2009|
|705:|| Google Adds People Profiles to Web Search Results|
"Clearly this is a big incentive to sign up for a Google profile, and adds a bit of competition for all the ego-surfers out there."
|Apr 22, 2009|
|706:|| News Timeline from Google Labs|
"Google News Timeline organizes information chronologically by presenting results from Google News and other data sources on a zoomable, graphical timeline."
|Apr 21, 2009|
|707:|| Top 20 Stealth Links|
"..a list of the ways sites can link, refer, or point urls to your pages other than by using direct hrefs.... ways that SE's may run into and use urls they find."
|Apr 16, 2009|
|708:|| Google Virtual Pagerank: A PR5 With No Links|
How can a site with no inbound links attain a PR5?
|Apr 16, 2009|
|709:|| Is eating the same sandwich for lunch every day duplicate content?||Apr 15, 2009|
|710:|| Site Development Experiment For Best Google Ranking|
"Thought I'd post the results of our recent work."
|Apr 14, 2009|
|711:|| Google PageRank Changing, April 2009||Apr 2, 2009|
|712:|| Refinements In Google SERPs|
"we're deploying a new technology that can better understand associations and concepts related to your search, and one of its first applications lets us offer you even more useful related searches..."
|Mar 24, 2009|
|713:|| Google: Underscores or Hyphens Appear to be Handled Differently||Mar 23, 2009|
|714:|| Page Title And Description Character Length||Mar 16, 2009|
|715:|| Google PageRank And The Crawling Rate and Depth|
"...i've read in several places that when a page has PR4 it gets crawled more often..."
|Mar 9, 2009|
|716:|| "Mini" Sitelinks on Google SERPS|
Something new is being spotted on google.co.uk. These mini-sitelinks appear as a three or four links in one horizontal line, just above the green URL -- and this is most surpising, they are not limited to the listing in position #1
|Mar 6, 2009|
|717:|| Google Image Search Update, 2009-02-20||Feb 24, 2009|
|718:|| Is Google Using Brand Authority in SERPS?|
Members discuss whether Google recently began giving more top rankings to big brands.
|Feb 23, 2009|
|719:|| Hack Redirect Analysis from Google's John Mueller - scary stuff|
If your page has been hacked this way, a user clicking on the Google search result will be redirected to another site, but ONLY THE FIRST TIME!
|Feb 21, 2009|
|720:|| Is Google Increasingly Favouring Forums?|
"Now, whether this is an algorithmic thing, or simply a result of forums becoming a more popular medium for the dissemination of up to date information, or both - who knows? On the other hand, I may just be imagining it all?"
|Feb 14, 2009|