Search Engines Evaluating Search Results

evaluating search results

Meta descriptions for web pages likely don’t influence the rankings of your web pages in search results. But if your meta descriptions include keywords that your pages might be found for, they may be displayed in search results with links to those pages. If those meta descriptions are interesting and engaging and provide the right … Read more Search Engines Evaluating Search Results

How a Search Engine Might Determine Search Engine Relevance from Related Queries

related queries

It’s interesting to see how a search engine might try to calculate the relevance of search results, and find related queries A recently granted Yahoo patent investigates an approach that might help it identify how relevant the results it displays to searchers might actually be, and how likely those results are to show a variety … Read more How a Search Engine Might Determine Search Engine Relevance from Related Queries

How Search Engines May Decide Upon and Optimize Query Suggestions

Choosing the right words to search with can sometimes be difficult, especially when you search for information about a topic that you don’t know much about. This can be true regardless of whether you might be searching for information on the gravitational effects of binary stars on each other, or the best way to groom … Read more How Search Engines May Decide Upon and Optimize Query Suggestions