Majestic SEO introduces ‘Flow Metrics’, SEO industry’s brand new link quality metrics based on trust and citations.
We’ve been waiting for more semantic results from Google since the acquisition of Freebase. Well now it’s here!
State of Search reported on interesting types of search results starting to show in Google so we went to investigate further.
Our previous SEO experiments hinted at a possibility of Google (purposely?) shuffling the results out of expected pattern. This time we investigate what happens on a larger scale and use 100 images for our test.
We started by creating a row of numbers in Excel (1-100) and used conditional formatting to colour all the cells.…
Learn about the key elements behind our most successful enterprise SEO campaigns.
Enterprise SEO brings a whole new set of challenges on top of usual set of best optimisation practices and one of the most momentous obstacles with large-scale campaigns is the sheer scale of things.…
Jonathon Simon, Google webmaster trends analyst reports on three features which will be removed from Google Webmaster Tools due to low usage or redundancy.
Features to be removed in the next two weeks:
- Subscriber Stats
- Create robots.txt
- Site performance
We knew that some shape or form of clean-up was coming up as Google collected feedback from the webmaster community.…
Let’s take a look at some of the confirmed ranking factors and find out the reasons behind Google’s social focus.
Part 2 of the Search Quality Series by Dejan SEO
Here’s an interesting glitch in Google exact match search. The bug breaks down into two parts, one directly related to the exact match search and the other to suggested search feature.
We searched for the following (in quotes): “Today we’re improving the performance of the +1 button and the” and the results seemed normal, but upon closer inspection it was clear that an exact match was missed.…
Researchers are working on ways to discover fake reviews by detecting organised groups of review spammers.
Researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago and Google have just introduced a new spam-fighting metric called GSRank which is a product of behavioural observation of spammer groups.…
Chubby lock service is a distributed system meant for coarse-grained activities. Although it was initially designed for activities in Google’s distributed systems, it is currently used widely as a repository and name service for configuration information. It provides low-volume but reliable storage for loosely-coupled distributed systems made up of small machines that communicate via high-speed networks.…
Review of the first empirical study of Google+ platform in the context of selective sharing.
Real-World Sharing & Social Networks
Sharing information is a crucial part of human interaction and communication, however in the offline world we manage the information we disclose in a natural and effortless way.…