Search Algorithms with Google Director of Research Peter Norvig

Peter Norvig on Google Artificial Intelligence

Google Artificial Intelligence in Search As you will see in the transcript below, this discussion focused on the use of artificial intelligence algorithms in search. Peter outlines for us the approach used by Google on a number of interesting search problems, and how they view search problems in general. This is fascinating reading … [Read more...]

Starting Up with Google Product Search, with Google's Mayuresh Saoji

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Key Points Google product search offers a rich array of opportunities for publishers to place their products in front of shoppers (there is a bulleted list of the opportunities right at the start of the interview). Mayuresh does a great job of spelling out the way to get started with Google Commerce in this interview. If you sell … [Read more...]

Mayuresh Saoji Interviewed by Eric Enge

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Mayuresh Saoji is a Senior Product Manager on the Google Commerce team. In this role, Mayuresh is responsible for leading efforts on Merchant Center, Content API and broad Google Product Search Policy issues. Previously, Mayuresh was a Product Manager on the Google Chrome team, and also lead the Distribution efforts for products like … [Read more...]

Richard Baxter’s Full Input to Majestic – OSE Shootout

By Eric Enge Richard Baxter is the founder of SEO Gadget, an SEO agency specialising in large site architecture, conversion rate optimisation (CRO), keyword research, technical SEO, infographics, content development and most of all, link building in competitive industries. Catch him speaking at Mozcon on the 26th of July. 1. … [Read more...]

Secrets to Success on Digg

by Eric Enge One of the early sessions at SMX Social Media was the session titled: "Extra! Extra! The Social News Sites. This session feature Neil Patel, Tamar Weinberg, and Chris Winfield as speakers. They all did an excellent job in providing an overview plus some great detail on how to work with the social news sites. This … [Read more...]

Robots.txt and Robots Metatags

by Eric Enge Want to control those pesky bots? There are techniques available to help you control what they crawl, and what they index. This article will discuss the basics and point you at some resources for more information. Robots.txt Overview The most basic technique is the "robots.txt" file. This file allows you to tell … [Read more...]

Page Rank Demystified

By Eric Enge The Page Rank Algorithm Google Page Rank is a system used by Google for measuring the number and quality of links onto a web site. Originally defined in a thesis by the Google founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Page Rank has become the source of much confusion and myth. Many webmasters and SEOs are obsessed with … [Read more...]