All posts by barry@rustybrick.com (Barry Schwartz)

Daily Search Forum Recap: August 4, 2014

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...

The Google John Venn / Venn Diagram Doodle

On John Venn's 180th birthday, Google has created an interactive Doodle to remember him and one of his most influential contributions to the world, the Venn Diagram. The Doodle let's you take two items and overlay them...

Long Tail Search Traffic: A Slow Google Death?

EGOL, a long time SEO and webmaster, posted in the Cre8asite Forums thread saying long tail traffic from Google "ain't what it use to be." He said back in the day he would write an article and get more than twice the traffic he does now from a similar article...

MetaFilter’s 20 Month Google Algorithmic Penalty Revoked?

Around November 17, 2012, MetaFilter got nailed by a Google update that back then Google denied. As we explained in March, Google was working on a way to fix the algorithm that hit them back in November 2012...

Google Webmaster Academy News Coming Soon

Google noted on their Google+ page that they are going to announce some "big news" around their Google Webmaster Academy. The Google Webmaster Academy is a place you can go to learn the basics around making great web sites that world well with Google's search engine...

Daily Search Forum Recap: August 1, 2014

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...

Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: August 1, 2014

This week at the Search Engine Roundtable we question why hasn√Ęt Google updated the Penguin algorithm after ten months of waiting...

Google Package Tracking Now Has An Opt Out

Google and most search engines let you search for a package with ease but should Google show those packages in your Google now based on past search history or based on your Google Wallet orders or Gmail confirmation emails...

Automatic Google My Business Listing Verification Via Google Webmaster Tools

Google's Jade Wang announced in a Google Business Help thread that your Google My Business listings, formerly known as Google Place Listing or Google Local Business listing...