Danny Sullivan Leaves Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Strategies

Years ago, shortly after I built my first web page and started promoting it on the web, I came across a site that provided a lot of help and insight into how search engines worked, and what to do to make a site more visible in search engines. I guess that it had an effect … Read more Danny Sullivan Leaves Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Strategies

How Do You Estimate the Size of A Search Engine?

And, how do you grab a random page from that search engine? A new Google employee, Ziv Bar-Yossef, gave a presentation at Google on August 17th answering those questions, which is available on a Google Techtalk video: Random Sampling from a Search Engine’s Index (video). Ziv Bar-Yossef was most recently at Technion – Israel Institute … Read more How Do You Estimate the Size of A Search Engine?

Google looks at Ranking Based upon Editorial Opinion

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What Role Does Editorial Opinion Play in Ranking Search Results? Assignments of query themes, favored and non-favored pages, ranking based upon editorial opinion – a new patent from Google provides an interesting way of ranking search results in response to queries. Here’s a quick summary of the processes described in this patent granted today to … Read more Google looks at Ranking Based upon Editorial Opinion