All posts by Barry Schwartz

Google’s Matt Cutts On Assessing Quality Of A Page Without Links

In the latest video by Google’s Matt Cutts, he talks about how Google may determine the quality of a page of content without there being many links. By Matt’s expression, he seemed to give off the feeling that without links, it is really hard for Google to determine the quality of the…



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Doonesbury Comic: We Need A Company Slogan; Don’t Be Google

Yesterday’s Doonesbury comic strip mocks Google’s company motto and slogan of Don’t Be Evil. The new “Z + Z Bud” company wants to add a company motto to their branding and they think long and hard about what it should be. They said, Google uses “Don’t Be…



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SearchCap: Google Right To Be Forgotten Form, Yahoo Search Bar & App Indexing Languages

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: How Google’s New “Right To Be Forgotten” Form Works: An Explainer Google has taken a big step forward in complying with the European Union’s new “Right To Be…



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Google App Indexing Now Supports Eight New Languages

Google announced that their App Indexing protocol, the ability for Google to link search results to your mobile apps direct deep content now supports eight new languages. App Indexing lets developers markup their content so that if a searcher has an Android app installed on their phone, and the…



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Search In Pics: Google Patio Remodel, Yahoo Robot Cake & Google Doodle Finalists

In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google’s Remodeled Patio Area Time Lapse Pictures: Source: Google+ G…



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Yahoo Search Testing A Fixed Top Search Bar

Ruben Gomez noticed that Yahoo is testing a new user interface for their search results, which sticks the top search bar to the top of the page, no matter how far you scroll down the page. Here is a picture showing the scroll bar midway down the page, but the top search bar stuck at […]



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SearchCap: Google Panda Slap Press Releases, Authorship Gone Again & North Korea Mapping

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Authorship Goes Down Again, Twice In One Week Google Authorship is once again down for the count, second time within a one-week period. Authorship is the…



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Google Authorship Goes Down Again, Twice In One Week

Google Authorship is once again down for the count, second time within a one-week period. Authorship is the image you see next to the Google results of those who wrote the article, blog post or news story. Normally, Google’s search results are sprinkled with them, but now, no search results…



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Did Google Panda 4.0 Go After Press Release Sites?

Nine days ago when Google released Panda 4.0 – which aims to filter out “thin” content from top rankings – we focused our attention on the big Winners & Losers charts, Since then, some have noted that press releases may have also been hit big time. Using SearchMetrics, I…



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