SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 8, 2012

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Can There Really Be 85 Types Of Unnatural Links?

    I apologize upfront for the title bait. If it worked, good. What’s ironic is I think if every link builder got together in the same room we actually could come up with 85 different types of unnatural links. That is assuming we could all agree on a definition for the term in the first place. [...]

  • 8 Steps To Maximize Success In Global Site Migrations

    With the change from winter to spring, we are seeing a lot of companies bringing their international sites out of hibernation and refreshing them with new looks as well as new content. I am seeing this even more new sites evolving in Asia and Latin America where companies are trying to capture significant opportunities in [...]

  • Google Webmaster Tools Cleans Up With Dashboards, New Navigation & More

    Google announced on the Webmaster Central blog that they have cleaned up Google Webmaster Tools. The three changes include: (1) Updated Dashboard (2) New Left Hand Navigation (3) Home Compact View Here is a picture of the revised dashboard: The new navigation was changed to be more representative of the content and tools within the [...]

  • Time To Reap What You’ve Sown From Keyword Seeds

    If you’ve been following the series on Keyword Seeds and Keyword Research over the last couple of months, I’ve been writing about how to perform really good keyword research through a series of tactics that I call the “Keyword Seed Method”. Don’t bother to go look that up in Google, as I think I’m the [...]

  • SMX London Keynote: Google’s Amit Singhal On The Future Of Search & Online Marketing

    More than any other time in its existence, Google has been changing up the game for marketers. With co-founder Larry Page taking the reins as CEO, Google has instituted major algorithm shifts, killed products and changed the rules for search marketers. These changes have caused pain for some, but have also created siginficant opportunities for [...]

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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