Fake Blogs: Is it a Big Deal? Fake Blogs and Blog Anchor Text: While the author of asbestos.stinkmachine.com is not interested in the subject, he is acquiring some good linkage data as the blog community states how fascinated they are with him making money from AdSense. In Google’s investor day a slide showed Weblogs Inc […]
TrustRank Algorithm A buddy of mine pointed me to a white paper by Zoltan Gyongyi, Hector Garcia-Molina, & Jan Pederson about a concept called TrustRank(PDF). Human editors help search engines combat search engine spam, but reviewing all content is impractical. TrustRank places a core vote of trust on a seed set of reviewed sites to […]
Google Latent Semantic Indexing Many people have been noticing a wide shuffle in search relevancy scores recently. Some of those well in the know attribute this to latent semantic indexing, which Google has been using for a while, but recently increased its weighting. How Does Latent Semantic Indexing Work? Latent semantic indexing allows a search […]
Yahoo Launches Yahoo! Q – Contextual Search Tool Yahoo launches Yahoo! Q, which shows contextually relevant news and links in a small pop up box next to content. “The thinking is that if you can read an article, you can be inspired to search,” said Ken Norton, senior director of product management at Yahoo search. […]
Hello Bruce, Thanks for taking the time to let me ask you a few questions. Lets get into the questions… When did you come up with the idea for Wow Directory? WoW is a long time dream come true. I have wanted my own directory since I started editing around eight years ago but my […]
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Google now allows people to bid on trademarked keywords for US and Canadaian companies.
SEO Guy has created a new PageRank tool which can help webmasters determine how much competition exists for any given keyword.
Recently Yahoo! has announced the release of Yahoo! Webrank, a website popularity measurement.
Google AdSense has recently announced the release of better tracking for webmasters involved with the AdSense program. The new tracking code will allow webmasters to determine which pages, layouts, and sites have the best clickthrough rates.