Search Engine Forums Spotlight

What’s new in search? Find out here, with these links to some of the latest topics being discussed in our own Search Engine Watch Forums, and other search marketing forums across the Web:

But Is The Traffic Any Good?
Cre8asite Forums
“Unless a site sells CPM based advertising, traffic for traffic’s sake is not really the goal. So what about Social Media? Is the traffic worth it?”

What is Your Best AdSense Tip?
Search Engine Watch Forums
“I am always asked, “What is your best AdSense tip?” Here are my five best.”

Ranking Without Links
v7n Forums
“So far in my forum dwelling years, I’ve encountered several claims of ranking without linkage. Upon investigation, they all fall into three types…”

Why Is Wikipedia On Top in Search Results?
Webmaster World
“I’ve noticed in many searches for business names or people over the past few months that Wikipedia is now the No. 1 or 2 result. Is Google promoting a non-profit site over others or just the huge traffic Wikipedia is getting?”

3 Basic SEO Questions That I Can’t Find Answers To
Cre8asite Forums
“I have spent a while searching around for answers to these, and just can’t find them.”

Removing AdSense Ads Daily From 12 – 8 a.m.
Webmaster World
“The idea is based on the value of clicks being lower during the night, pulling down the site, potentially leading to smart pricing.”

SEO Pros: What Is Your Desired Method Of Billing Clients?
High Rankings Forum
“What is your desired method of billing your clients for your SEO services?”

Geotargeting With PPC
Cre8asite Forums
“Suppose you’re selling something that has regional distribution channels. Do you let Google or Yahoo do the geotargeting for you, or do you geotarget yourself?”

Optimising each page for different keywords
Search Engine Watch Forums
“Is it better to optimize each page for its own keywords, or try to optimize the whole site for the same keywords?”

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Editor’s note: A special thanks to Peter Da Vanzo and John Scott of v7n for their help in compiling the Search Engine Forums Spotlight.

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