All posts by Dave Davies

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How Google’s Algorithms Do & Will Work Together by @beanstalkim

Understanding how Google's algorithms work together now and in the future will help you better optimize your websites for search.

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The battleground of entities & reviews

How might Google utilize reviews to improve their understanding of entities -- and produce more personalized search results? Columnist Dave Davies explores current trends and makes predictions about where the future is headed. The post The battleground of entities & reviews appeared first on...

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3 logical myths about rankings that can destroy a business

Even the most intelligent people can make decisions based on incorrect assumptions. Columnist Dave Davies breaks down three SEO myths that even rational people believe. The post 3 logical myths about rankings that can destroy a business appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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10 ‘Hidden’ Ranking Facts, 1 Is A Lie by @beanstalkim

Here are nine hidden Google ranking facts you need to know and one you shouldn't believe.

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Patent 2 of 2: How Google learns to guide purchasing decisions

In a follow-up to his last article, columnist Dave Davies explores a Google patent on guided purchasing, which describes how smartphone behaviors and user data could be used to predict and direct purchase behavior. The post Patent 2 of 2: How Google learns to guide purchasing decisions appeared...

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Patent 1 of 2: How Google learns to influence and control users

Columnist Dave Davies does a deep dive into a recently granted Google patent that describes how your data and context could be used to influence your future actions. The post Patent 1 of 2: How Google learns to influence and control users appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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The Death of Organic Search (As We Know It) by @beanstalkim

Columnist Dave Davies discusses the impact of machine learning, reduced and demoted organic space and voice-first devices on organic search. And if the title didn't let on, he's pretty sure there are some huge changes coming.

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A technical argument for quality content

What defines quality content, and how can its value be quantified? Columnist Dave Davies reviews studies done on this topic and presents his conclusions. The post A technical argument for quality content appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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It’s time to get ready for the holidays (Yes, really!)

It's February, and you know what that means -- the holidays are just around the corner! Okay, maybe not, but columnist Dave Davies explains why now is actually the ideal time for SEOs to start preparing for holiday season 2017. The post It’s time to get ready for the holidays (Yes, really!)...

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Newly-granted Google patent sheds light on how the search engine sees entities

Columnist Dave Davies explains a recent Google patent which hints at how the search engine processes entity information to answer questions. This can provide hints into how SEOs can structure their content to be deemed relevant. The post Newly-granted Google patent sheds light on how the search...

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