Tag Archives: algorithms

Google: Number One Search Ranking Factor Is Awesomeness

Ever wonder what the number one, most important, search ranking factor is in Google's algorithms? Is it links? Is it content? Is it a special hidden meta tag...

Google Won’t Share The Number Of Search Quality Algorithms

Google's John Mueller was asked in this morning's hangout at the 13:05 mark into the video about disclosing the number of quality algorithms they have running in search today...

Google: Our Quality Algorithms Don’t Use Machine Learning In A Targeted Way

John Mueller from Google answered a question about if Google's search quality algorithms, such as Panda, Penguin and others...

Google: Our Algorithms Share Data With Other Algorithms

John Mueller of Google said in a webmaster video yesterday that Google's search algorithms can and do share data from one algorithm to another. So if the Panda algorithm...

How to Be a Better SEO

These shaky SEO strategies are promoted as important, but are actually based on old and outdated algorithms.

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Google: Bounce Rate Is Not A Good Ranking Signal

Gary Illyes from Google said on Twitter that bounce rate is simply not a good ranking signal for Google to use in their ranking algorithms. He said "bounce rate is not a good signal...

In the age of RankBrain, these foundational SEO issues still matter

Search engine technology has evolved, algorithms have become more advanced, and SEO tactics and strategies have changed in response. But columnist Nate Dame believes fundamentals will still move the needle. The post In the age of RankBrain, these foundational SEO issues still matter appeared...

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Google: Our Duplicate Detection & Clustering Is Stable

Paul Haahr, a lead search ranking engineer at Google, said on Twitter that there haven't been many changes to Google's algorithms around duplicate detection and clustering in the search results. He said "we make improvements to our code over time...

Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or offensive content in search

Using data from human "quality raters," Google hopes to teach its algorithms how to better spot offensive and often factually incorrect information. The post Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or offensive content in search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Ranking Signals Are Weighted Differently Based On Query & Searcher

The topic of does Google's ranking signals and algorithms different based on the query or searcher has been around for a while. I believe most algorithms are not query dependent but there are some signals that are specific to the type of query and the searcher information...