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

Google AdWords MCC Scripts

Google announced a powerful way for developers or tech savvy advertisers to save time when managing their AdWords accounts through MCC Scripts. Google has now made MCC Scripts available to all advertisers. MCC Scripts is a way to manage your AdWords accounts at scale through JavaScript code...

Matt Cutts: Google May Treat The Same Subdirectories As Unique

Someone asked Matt Cutts, Google's head of spam, on Twitter if Google would treat the same subdirectory as different pages if the URLs are slightly off. The example give were: http://domain.com/dir http://domain.com/dir/ http://domain.com/dir...

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 6, 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:

Google's Matt Cutts: Links Still Have Many Years Left In Them But.....

DuckDuckGo Adds Carousel, Auto-Complete, Local Results & More

DuckDuckGo announced the next version of their privacy search engine at https://next.duckduckgo.com/. Note, this is where users like us can play around with it and give them feedback. DuckDuckGo wants to switch over to the new version in about a month...

Google Pauses Webmaster Tools SSL Warnings In Order Clarify Them In Future

About a week ago, Google began sending out a nice number of SSL warnings via Google Webmaster Tools. Google has paused those warnings...

Google’s Matt Cutts: Links Still Have Many Years Left In Them But…

Matt Cutts, Google's face of search for webmasters, posted a future telling video yesterday on when and how Google may rely less on links in the future for ranking pages...

SEOs Debate Google’s Ethics & Morals

Five days ago I reported on a post where a personality in our industry questions the ethics and morals of Google after he posted the private conversation he had with Google's Matt Cutts while at SMX West...