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Launched in May 2012, Google’s Knowledge Graph enhanced the standard search experience and made finding relevant information easy. It displays an index card-like result for what was queried in the top right column. Previously it had provided useful facts about people, places and things. This is a move... [Read more]
This weekend I was discussing the future of PageRank with a colleague, Deana Smart. We wondered if Google would again be updating PageRank in the near future, or perhaps they plan to make it an annual update? Or, could it be that they have finally decided to knock PageRank on its head? We also... [Read more]
For the past two years we have noticed the creeping onset of “(not provided)” results when reviewing analytics software to see what search term visitors typed into the Google search engine to find your website. For many it has seemed like an annoying glitch and to others it foreshadowed something... [Read more]
This year on November 20th 2013, Google is planning to close its payment processing service, Google Checkout. This is part of a transition to Google Wallet, its multi-platform payment system. Checkout was started up in June of 2006 as a competitor to PayPal. Initially it was a free application but slowly... [Read more]
Google Glass was introduced two years ago as nothing more than an experimental project from the ubiquitous search giant. They seem to relish in creating these new ‘space-age’ type gadgets and projects that defy reality as was apparent with their earlier experimentations with the self-driving car.... [Read more]
Meanwhile, Barry Schwartz over at Search Engine Land has shared the following viewpoint from Matt Cutts’ on the ‘biggest SEO mistakes that webmasters make’: (1) Not having a website, or having a website that is not crawlable – this is the biggest mistake in Matt’s opinion. (2) ... [Read more]