YouTube Wants Your Real Name

YouTube now wants to know your real identity, not just your nickname. In efforts to create a ‘single unified product’ Google is self-canonicalising at every possible step and this is just one of them.

While editing one of my recent

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The importance of video for SEO

Dejan Petrovic talks at the Online Marketer conference with the guys from Hunting with Pixels regarding the importance of video to communicate your message online, and in turn the effective SEO impact this can have for business.

TLDR = Too

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Gephi Brainstorm

Gephi Brainstorm session with Amy Robinson, Dutch Driver, Vicki Hertzberg, Joshua Melville and Dan Petrovic.

Exploring ideas about how to graph a network of interestingness for a presentation at Quantified Self Conference next month at Stanford University.

Presentation Title: Quantified …

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Dan Petrovic Gets a Vanity URL on Google+

I heard that Google was starting to issue vanity URLs to selected few active and verified accounts so I decided to hack my own together, ahead of time.

SERP Injection Test

OK, so it’s not very useful as it doesn’t lead anywhere, but …

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Small-Scale CTR Impact on Search Results

We tested the influence of small-scale click-through-rate on position of two pages on two new domains in Google. Two freshly registered domains (A & B) were used.

What did our test involve?
1. Search Google for “keyword”
2. Click on …

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Breakfast with Google’s Search Team

When Amit Singhal was a kid he watched Star Trek and dreamed of having a computer with all the answers…

Googlers talk about the future of search, information retrieval and human-computer interaction. 

Amit suggests that questions “Where is search going?” …

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