27 Aug '12, 8pm
Daily Search Forum Recap: August 27, 2012
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: Are DMCA Requests Up After Google's Algorithm Announcement? On August 10th, Google announced that valid DMCA requests are part of their algorithms for search quality. We expected a bunch of new SEO services to come up where you would pay a monthly fee to submit your competitors sites to Google's DMCA forms. We expected that DMCA takedown requests would surge. Google: Subdomains & Subdirectories Equal For Geo SEO Purposes If I had my way for serving up localized and geographic specific international content, I'd go with a gTLD (country specific top level domain). But it isn't always possible or practical. When you can't, you should probably go the subdirectory or subdomain approach... Google's Cut...