First Screen Shots of Microsoft’s Live Search Webmaster Portal, Google AdWords Adding Category & Domain Ads Exclusion Feature and the Microsoft Link Command Comes Back to Life After 8 Months
How was Halloween was celebrated by the search industry. Various search result updates at Google and Yahoo. Google added a geographic target tool for webmasters and conducted a link update plus news on AdSense and AdWords.
PageRank Paid Links Drop, Yahoo Fixes Site Explorer, Google AdSense Topics and Searching as Ben and Barry the big PageRank massacre, if you want to call it that. Yahoo Site Explorer, Microsoft adCenter upgrade, a Google Image update and the big question, Are SEOs better searchers?
Paid Links, Yahoo Site Explorer, Google Webmaster Tools, PageRank, Duplicate Content and Search Ads. Chris had a new baby girl, congrats Chris! In this show, Ben and I chatted about the big October paid link debate and noticed that most SEOs won’t stop buying link. Yahoo’s Site Explorer tool is having some major quirks. Google Webmaster Tools has new features including Sitelinks management, now with 8 Sitelinks. There was a Google link and PageRank update. Ben talked about duplicate content issues. We discussed Google’s improvements with proxy hijacking. Yahoo enabled blocked domains. Google has a duplicate URL issue still.
Yahoo and Microsoft both made major changes to their search interfaces and their search algorithms. Google turned nine years old last week, as did Ben and Danny – well they didnt turn 9, but they had birthdays. We asked the question, why does a search engine have a submission form when they really don’t use it? We also discussed how search engines handle 301 redirects.
Learn how some search engines celebrated Talk Like a Pirate Day. We also discussed some of the reaction towards Google stopping the commission payouts to AdWords agencies in Europe. We discussed the Chinese-like spam in Google, as well as how Google Book search results invaded some of the listings. We touched on many more topics including AdWords Quality Scores, link building, web directories, and the Microsoft Live 2.0 search engine.
Google Tools, Spider Craze, Jailed Google Bomber, PageRank Chatter. From Google Webmaster Tool’s new design and PageRank issues to how Google spiders large sites. Heck, even a Google Bomber went to prison.
SES Chicago 2007 Wrap, Yahoo Updates, MSN Webmasters, Promotion AdWords, YouTube Ads and In House SEM. We covered the SES show and our indepth coverage. We also discussed the Yahoo Search and Slurp updates. Microsoft is releasing a webmaster portal in late fall. We shared our opinions on Google’s new top promotion formula. Google began cashing in our YouTube, with ad overlays. And we chatted about the heated article on in-house SEMs.
We took most of the summer off and decided to come back with a live show at SES San Jose. We discussed some of the hottest topics of the summer including, paid links, advertiser controls, Fox leaving Google, Sphinn, supplemental tags, and much more.
SMX Review, SEW 10, Ask.com UI, Google and Yahoo Update, Privacy Issues and Street Views. We covered the SMX conference and Search Engine Watch turning ten. We also looked at the new Ask.com interface, the Google and Yahoo updates and the recent privacy concerns over Google.