Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
Google Hopes To Communicate Larger Algorithm Changes In Future
Danny Sullivan posted on Twitter that he hopes Google will communicate more about larger Google updates in the future. Here are the tweets where Danny Sullivan said this:
I hope that we’…
Google: Long Term Noindex Will Lead To Nofollow On Links
Google’s John Mueller explained in a webmaster video at the 54:51 mark that long term noindex, follow commands will eventually equate to a noindex, nofollow directive as well…
Google Says They Will Keep FTC Commitments After Required Deadline
So Google announced the other day, as I covered at Search Engine Land, that they are keeping their “current practices regarding the AdWords API Terms and Conditions and the domain-by-domain opt-out following the expiration of the voluntary commitments…
Matt McGee – The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.
Matt McGee, 49 years old lives with his family in Tri-Cities…
A Ski Lift At The Google Boulder Office
I guess why not? They are in Boulder, Colorado, so they do NEED a ski lift in their office, don’t they? Here is a photo I found on Twitter showing off the Boe ski lift at the Google Boulder office.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- @WitaDigital Maybe it’s not ranking because of those links, but rather despite them?, John Mueller on Twitter
- @kevingoerner @dannysullivan IMO if this is required for your thesis, you should consider finding something else. Also, there is no official number., John Mueller on Twitter
- @mnmishra Those are very different things. Read up on the details before you commit – neither of these are magic bullets to rank first., John Mueller on Twitter
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