Influence on Google Suggest

This is a quick checklist of factors which Google could use to drive their “Google Suggest” auto-complete feature. When users type in a search query Google tries to complete that query by selecting suggestions from many different datasets. Do they …

 

Google Webmaster Tools [January Update]

Google Webmaster Tools

Google Webmaster Tools gets an UI and minor functionality upgrade, a nice touch in series of interface improvements which started appearing last year.

Probably the most exciting two new functions are:

1) Download the chart data
2)  Show n Rows…

 

Define: “Product”

Even in the pre-Panda SEO world faceted navigation was a double-edged sword. Today though, if you let this monster rule your website bad things can happen – on a mass scale. How can webmasters understand how their website architecture truly …

 

Do Small Sites Need Sitemaps?

A Sitemaps main purpose is to help robots find pages of a site that might not be able to be found otherwise. Having a Sitemap would make sense if you have a site with high volumes of pages, bad structure …

 

Data-Visualisation

It seems, with the development of the internet, and supporting technology in our everyday lives, our time is more and more precious. This is why many of us are so accepting of taking time out of our hectic schedules (even …

 

Synonym Anomaly in SERPS

This is a transcript from a Google+ discussion on a recent anomaly we spotted in Google search results. Two separate but obviously linked terms (“temporal” and “dreaming”) are bolded when adding the word “plot” afterwards. AJ Kohn (blindfiveyearold.com) and Bill …