The Google Hummingbird Patent Google introduced a new algorithm by the name of Hummingbird to the world today at the garage where Google started as a business, during a celebration of Google’s 15th Birthday. Google doesn’t appear to have replaced previous signals such as PageRank or many of the other signals that they use to … Read more The Google Hummingbird Patent?
In my college days, I cooked at some local restaurants (free meals made it an attractive option for a starving college student). One of the restaurants was in the center of town, at one end of Main Street, and it was a popular place for local residents who returned over and over. It had a … Read more Driving Directions vs. Reviews as Ranking Signals for Google Maps
When you search, especially for topics that you know little about, chances are that you might not include the most relevant terms in your query, or you might use words that may have ambiguous meanings. One of the areas where search engines focus a lot of attention upon is in reformulating queries through query suggestions … Read more How Google May Reform Queries Based on Co-Occurrence in Query Sessions
Something was missing, and I didn’t exactly know what it was. Around a year or so ago, I joined a big agency, and that gave me a chance to look at a lot of sites, provide in-depth consultation audits for a number of clients, perform monthly strategy reviews for others, inform the sales team on … Read more Joining Go Fish Digital