10 Most Important SEO Patents: Part 9 – From Ten Blue Links to Blended and Universal Search

In the early days of Google, when you performed a search, the results you received were just links to pages found on the Web, showing page titles, snippets, and URLs. Google started adding other types of searches to its Web search, such as: July, 2001 – Image Search September, 2002 – News search December, 2002 … Read more 10 Most Important SEO Patents: Part 9 – From Ten Blue Links to Blended and Universal Search

Google Acquires Fiber Optic Networking Patents (Kansas City and then the World?)

A few days ago, I asked the question, Is Google Aiming at Building Faster Networks and Data Transmissions? Google had acquired some interesting patent applications that have the potential to increase the speed and quality of data transmissions. An even more recent intellectual property acquisition by Google points to a growing interest in networking technology. … Read more Google Acquires Fiber Optic Networking Patents (Kansas City and then the World?)

10 Most Important SEO Patents: Part 8 – Assigning Geographic Relevance to Web Pages

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How Geographic Relevance Might be Spread Across a Site How much might one page on a website influence the rankings of other pages? When I joined an agency in 2005, our focus was on rankings for individual pages – optimizing their content for specific terms and phrases, and making sure that they had links from … Read more 10 Most Important SEO Patents: Part 8 – Assigning Geographic Relevance to Web Pages