Archive for 'SEO & Search Engines'
Posted on12. Jun, 2010 by Andrew Watson.
On May 11, 2010, Google was granted a new patent based on the ranking of documents based on user behaviour and/or feature data.
Posted on01. Jun, 2009 by Andrew Watson.
Ok so the title of this post is a little predictable. Microsoft launches a new search engine and suddenly everyone asks if it is the one to knock Google down in size.¬†However, one thing I have noticed differently
Posted on29. Oct, 2008 by Andrew Watson.
Generally a tag or word cloud is a visual representation of user-generated tags. They provide visitors to the website with an additional path to navigate the website, and search engines an additional route to use when
Posted on11. Jan, 2008 by Andrew Watson.
This is a little friday fun for a colleague at work. To try and get a further understanding of search engine optimisation, she asked if it was possible to optimise a page to appear highly in the search engines for any phrase? So what phrase did she want me to try… Kristina the Mountain Goat… [...]
Posted on21. Oct, 2007 by Andrew Watson.
Well almost… but wow… is it me or has Google come leaps and bounds in the past 12-18 months.ÔŅĹAfter the floatation I wondered where they would go next, and whether they would be distracted from the primary task ‘indexing the worlds content’. Clearly not… they are pushing the game further and further. Having done some [...]
Posted on31. Mar, 2007 by Andrew Watson.
Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) – ok I can hear you now – what the heck is that ?!? Semantic indexing is getting more and more important to search engines, and in†influencing your search engine rankings? What is semantic indexing? Semantic indexing means that search engines try to associate certain terms with concepts when indexing web [...]
Posted on12. May, 2006 by Andrew Watson.
Having been involved in the web since 1998, I first came across Google in 1999… and the more time I spend dealing with digital and with the many different roles that I am involved in… the questions that I am asked more and more frequently about are search engines… which are the important ones, how [...]
Posted on09. Mar, 2006 by Andrew Watson.
As discussed in the article ‘search engine¬†optimisation¬†#1‘, following a successful keyword investigation, the next phase is to undertake onsite optimisation of your content.¬†The following is a short description of the list of elements that are required to change, in order to improve your search engine results listing¬†position. Page URL: The URL is the address of [...]