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

Google Bringing Back Old Design Or A Bug?

Many folks are reporting in the Google Web Search Help forums that Google is bringing back the old design that has either the black top bar or the gray top bar. There are people who can see it in all sorts of browsers including Opera, Firefox, Safari...

Daily Search Forum Recap: August 28, 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.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

Getting Chilly... Google Penguin 3...

Google Testing Green, Gray & Red Stars In Search Results

I am seeing reports from Twitter and WebmasterWorld and also via email, that Google is replacing the gold/orange stars in the search results with green stars. Here is a screen shot

Getting Chilly… Google Penguin 3.0 Vibrations

I know, the boy who cried wolf, but my job here is to bring to you what the SEO community is buzzing about and they are buzzing about a possible Google Penguin update, or at least Google testing things that may imply Google is pushing out a Penguin update. Didn't I expect Penguin to be launched...

Google Profile Forum Levels Now Go To Ten

This is big news for those who participate often in the Google forums, they changes the levels of your participation from one through twenty to one through ten. This is causing some people in the forums to feel they've been demoted...

Draw Your Symbol & Google Drive Will Search Related Ones

Using special characters in documents and web pages is fun and always a good way of expressing the ton of what you are writing about...