|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 801 - 840 (1318 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|801:|| Did Spam Links to My Site get me Penalized?|
"I realized today, via google webmaster tools, that one of my sites had over 2000 links to one of our landing pages. The links were run-of-site links on spammy looking websites i.e., viagra, pharma. "
|Sept 8, 2009|
|802:|| 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|
|803:|| The Big AdWords Move - What has it done to Organic Traffic?|
"...a move Google made August 12th to push the paid ads to the left, closer to the organic results. ... are you seeing less SEO traffic since then"
|Sept 1, 2009|
|804:|| Blended Results, QDF and User Intention at Google|
Learning what set of results will truly satisfy most people who type in any given query is under constant evolution.
|Aug 29, 2009|
|805:|| Google Testing Page Anchor Navigation Links|
"They are present in the form of 'mini sitelinks' and take the user to specific anchors in the page."
|Aug 25, 2009|
|806:|| Google Versus Bing by Tom Costello, CEO/Cuil SE|
"So this is a knowledgeable commentary from someone who sees a lot more data that most of us can even dream about."
|Aug 17, 2009|
|807:|| Preventing Sitemaps Showing Up in SERPs||Aug 16, 2009|
|808:|| Google Caffeine - includes a rewrite of the Google File System|
In a fascinating interview with The Register, Matt Cutts addresses what Google's new "Caffeine" search engine development is - and what it isn't - in some degree of technical detail.
|Aug 15, 2009|
|809:|| Google Traffic Throttling||Aug 12, 2009|
|810:|| Google's New Search Engine - the dev version is now public||Aug 11, 2009|
|811:|| Google Updates and SERP Changes - August 2009||Aug 2, 2009|
|812:|| Google's Patent on Backlinks: Many Interesting Clues From 2007|
"I read Google Patents often, not because they use everything they put into a patent. They don't - and especially not at first. But the patents offer clues about what MIGHT be coming down the road. And a couple years later, sometimes they give us nice clues about ranking puzzles that have begun to surface."
|July 31, 2009|
|813:|| Handling A DMCA Removal With Google Webmaster Tools||July 31, 2009|
|814:|| Recent Google Updates and SERP Changes|
Looking more and more like an update is underway.
|July 27, 2009|
|815:|| Link Exchanges: Is It Really The Poor Man's SEO|
"It's kind of a vicious circle... To start a new business you need PageRank, but to get PageRank you need links to your service. You have to get the ball rolling."
|July 16, 2009|
|816:|| Matt Cutts/Danny Sullivan live on ustream now|
Real time discussion from CrunchUp conference
|July 10, 2009|
|817:|| Google Listing Sites With RSS Feed as a Blog?||July 9, 2009|
|818:|| Google Australia and New Zealand Real Estate Mapping Tool|
"...we're adding the ability to search for properties on Google Maps."
|July 6, 2009|
|819:|| Google.com SERP Changes - July 2009||July 1, 2009|
|820:|| 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|
|821:|| 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|
|822:|| Are Links From "stingy linkers" More Valuable?||June 23, 2009|
|823:|| 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|
|824:|| 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|
|825:|| Bing Makes Google Rethink||June 15, 2009|
|826:|| Bing May Be Making Google Re-Think||June 15, 2009|
|827:|| Google Webmaster Tools New Interface Now Live To All||June 11, 2009|
|828:|| Google Squared Goes Live In Google Labs||June 5, 2009|
|829:|| 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|
|830:|| New Google Local Business Center Dashboard||June 3, 2009|
|831:|| Google Toolbar PageRank Update Reported||May 28, 2009|
|832:|| Google SERPs Click Tracking Change||May 26, 2009|
|833:|| 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|
|834:|| Diagnosing a Google SERPs Penalty||May 18, 2009|
|835:|| Google Outages May 14, Reported||May 14, 2009|
|836:|| New look for Webmaster Tools - Includes changes to backlinks|
Where-oh-where are the missing links?
|May 14, 2009|
|837:|| 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|
|838:|| 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|
|839:|| 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|
|840:|| WebmasterWorld Classic: How Hacked Servers Can Hurt Your Traffic||May 9, 2009|