Ranking Events in Google Search Results

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Ranking Events without Links This summer, Google was granted a patent that describes how the search engine might rank events based upon data that might indicate the popularity of those events, without relying on things such as the number of links pointing to pages about those events. The patent involves ranking events that occur in … Read more Ranking Events in Google Search Results

Knowledge Panels in Site Audits

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At this year’s Pubcon 2016, I presented about how I had added Knowledge panels, Sitelinks, Featured Snippets, and information from the Google Search API into client’s Site Audits. I had been doing this because Search Results at Google and Bing have started showing off information about businesses and site that includes knowledge panel information and … Read more Knowledge Panels in Site Audits

The US is Asking for Help Understanding the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence

As we approach the celebration of the 4th of July, I thought it might be interesting to share a request for information made to the US Federal Register and a post on the Whitehouse blog. The US government is interested in what Artificial Intelligence might mean to the people of the United States, and how … Read more The US is Asking for Help Understanding the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence

Ranking in Google Since The Advent of The Knowledge Graph

Tonight, I am joining Barbara Starr in giving a two Person Presentation in San Diego, at the Courtyard, San Diego in Old Town, titled Ranking in Google Since the Advent of the Knowledge Graph. The presentation is a meetup cohosted by a few different local meetup groups: The SEO San Diego Meetup The SEM San … Read more Ranking in Google Since The Advent of The Knowledge Graph

At SMX East; Presenting on Google and the Semantic Web

The Semantic Web is making an even stronger appearance recently at Google than it has in the past. With knowledge panels, carousels listing all kinds of things (and people and places), structured snippets merging query answers with question answers into a single snippet, OneBoxes of many different kinds, and even Hummingbird responding better to longer … Read more At SMX East; Presenting on Google and the Semantic Web