SEARCH Conference 2011

Review of the Second International SEARCH Conference

The South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and Humanities

Location: Taylor’s University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dates: 28 May, 29 May 2011
Author: Dan Petrovic

This year’s SEARCH conference featured an incredible number …

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SERPS

August 9th Update: As reported by @alexasigno, Google has just introduced a new SERP layout for branded terms which looks like this:

Sony Serps

More compact version is available for some Australian domains such as Flight Centre:

Flight Centre SERPS

SERPs (Search engine result …

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Boilerplate Content

Google has done a good job with determining what is and what is not boilerplate using algorithms. What this means is there is generally no need to correctly annotate what content is boilerplate and what is not. Whether the on-page …

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No Follow

Since Google began ranking pages, it has always used links as votes. The more links from trusted sources that are directed at a particular site, the higher that site ranks. The “rel=nofollow” tag was introduced so that webmasters could decide …

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Mobile SEO is Local SEO

The number of mobile internet users is increasing each year with great speed, so it is easy to figure out that the search traffic trends over mobile devices have increased as well. Since more and more people are using smart …

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Can Coding Errors Affect SEO?

There are many common misconceptions surrounding SEO; most involve keywords and backlinks but some even include the actual code of the website itself. Does coding have an impact on SEO?

codeMost say that it doesn’t. This likely stems from the …

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Guide for Building High Quality Websites

Building a website that users enjoy and want to return to is a difficult task. However, there are few guidelines one can use to measure the quality of a website.

The information provided by the website should be trustworthy. A …

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Google Social Search Comes to Australia

Social Search from Google is here, in response to Bing’s high level integration of Facebook data. Social Search gives precedence in search results to people that you know in real life and online, based on your friend lists on Google …

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Google Places Listing Optimisation

Local searches are gaining in volume, which is a fact. A clear presence on the web can increase your outreach and gain you more customers. Google Places is still not utilised by a great number of businesses, and that is …

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