Top Heavy With Ads? Still?

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Remember the original penalty in Google’s page layout algorithm that would penalize pages that were top-heavy in ad content? Well, in case anyone missed that, or in case anyone brushed it off, the Big Goog was serious on this one, so you’d better make it right now! Essentially, Matt Cutts has announced that Google has […]

The Google Hummingbird Algorithm

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The search algorithm. Hummingbird. This will come to mean a lot of things! No doubt, fast, responsive, quick, etc., but what else will hummingbird be as a product from the great and powerful Goog? As of right now, the update is geared towards better understanding your query intent. Better understanding, then (ideally) would lead to […]

Google’s Knowledge Graph: Instantly More Important?

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Well it looks like there was some sort of an update recently in Google-land. According to a quick snapshot by Dr. Peter J. Meyers, it looks like the number of search results receiving knowledge graph results has greatly increased recently. This is a fantastic bit of news for savvy developers/producers, as essentially a few bits […]

In Google’s Eyes, Fresher Content is King

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Fresh content is rewarded in Google’s new algorithm update.

Google Flight Search Finally Takes Off

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(no pun intended) A few months back, Google acquired a small software company called ITA Software. ITA Software is a developer of hospitality and travel software, and through this acquisition, Google has finally [today] launched Google Flight Search.