How a Search Engine Might Analyze the Linking Structure of a Web Site

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How well do search engines understand the linking structure of a web site? Do they have ways to organize and classify individual links and blocks of links that they see on the pages of a site? Do they treat links and collections of links that they find on more than one page of a site … Read more How a Search Engine Might Analyze the Linking Structure of a Web Site

Should Webmasters Pick Their Own Quicklinks in Search Results?

Sometimes Google, Yahoo, and Bing will show additional links for a search result under the description for that result. These are often referred to as Site Links, Sitelinks, or Quick Links by the search engines. An example is the sitelinks that Google shows in a search result for the WordPress site when someone searches at … Read more Should Webmasters Pick Their Own Quicklinks in Search Results?

Google News Rankings and Quality Scores for News Sources

Are large news agencies, with a wide scope of international coverage on multiple topics, with large numbers of reporters, and finely edited articles better sources of news than smaller and more local papers, or narrow niche blogs? A patent on ranking articles in Google News was granted this week that was originally filed in 2003, … Read more Google News Rankings and Quality Scores for News Sources