Co-Occurrence as a Ranking Signal

TL;DR: A little-known property of Google Books search highlights co-occurrence as a ranking signal.

The concept of co-occurrence (not to be confused with co-citation) has been on the radar of many search professionals for a while. I accepted the idea as common sense and never thought to investigate it further, then one day I stumbled into a peculiar set of search results which lead to what appears to be conclusive evidence of Google’s use of co-occurrence in their search results.…

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What is Google Knowledge Vault?

What is Google Knowledge Vault?

Knowledge Vault is a probabilistic knowledge base developed by Google.

Based on machine learning, Knowledge Vault is not only capable of extracting data from multiple sources (text, tabular data, page structure, human annotations) but it also infers facts and relationships based on all data available.…

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Big Brand Digital – Air Asia’s Stuart Myerscough

Big Brand Digital – Air Asia’s Stuart Myerscough

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Getting to know you!

We’re a curious bunch here at Dejan SEO. We wanted to know more about the experiences of the brains at the helm of digital marketing in some of Australia’s biggest brands; so we asked them.

Whilst we get to work with big brands on a daily basis, there’s rarely the time to stop and ask about their personal experiences in the job.…

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The Second Biggest Google Update in 2014

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Algoroo reports a high level of turbulence in Google’s search results after more than 2 months of silence. The scale was at 3.27 roos which is the major spike in comparison to the previous 77 day period. This is the second biggest spike in 2014 only slightly behind the 17 May (PayDay Loan 2) jump to a whopping 3.52 roos. …

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Is the Search Partners Network Hurting Your CTR?

 

 

The Google search partners network is made up of sites that partner with Google to show Google ads to their visitors. On search partner sites your search ads can appear on search results pages, on site directory pages or on other pages related to a users search.…

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