Daily Search Forum Recap: January 2, 2018

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 Assistant & Voice Search Guidelines

    Google has announced that they have published their Google Assistant and voice search quality guidelines, similar to how Google published their search quality raters guidelines…

  • Tracking Down A Google Penalty Over PBNs

    There is an interesting new thread at the Black Hat World forums around a site that saw its rankings drop recently, and them trying to figure out if it is related to the acquisition of PBN based links from about four months ago…

  • Google Express Shows Massive Promotion In Search Results

    Ginny Marvin over at Search Engine Land captured Google testing a massive promotion for Google Express in the mobile search results. It is called “Get it with Google Express” and it shows to some US searchers when Shopping Ads contain some Google Express results…

  • Yahoo Search Filled With Search Ads

    If you visit Yahoo and do a search at their web site, you will see that to get to the organic listings…

  • Ross Hudgens – 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.

    Ross Hudgens, 32 years old, is married and splits his time between his two offices in San Diego, CA and Austin…

  • Googlers Dancing
    Here is a video I found on Instagram of Googlers practicing their New Years party dance moves. Or maybe it is just a dance class at the Google Dublin office? Either way, here are Google employees dan
  • New Year’s Day 2018 From Google, Bing, Dogpile & More
    Happy New Years Day 2018 everyone! Wishing all my readers and the expanded search community a happy, healthy, and successful 2018. It will be the year of not…
  • New Year’s Eve 2017 Google Logo & Bing Theme
    Today is New Year’s Eve 2017, the last day of 2017 and of course, both Google and Bing have special logos and designs.

    Here is the Bing background:

    Here is the static Google Doodle:

    To see the full Penguin slide show of New Years…

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