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Tag Archives: Research

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Google-Correlate

New tool: Google Correlate: Google Trends in reverse

26 May 2011

Google just launched an interesting new tool: Google Correlate. It is currently available in beta in Google Labs. The tool enables you to find queries with a similar pattern...

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Thinking Online books

The 5 Best SEO Books That Aren’t About SEO

5 May 2011

I get asked quite often what beginning SEOs need to do to become advanced practitioners of our craft. Specifically they want to know which books to read. There are...

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Google or Bing: The Royal Wedding – UPDATE

28 April 2011

Since Bing is gaining market share in the US and a little in the UK and we are always complaining that we don’t have the ‘right’ Bing here in...

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State of Search top 10 posts for March 2011

8 April 2011

There is a lot of great content being published on State of Search. You might not ‘catch’ them all. So here is an overview of the best read posts...

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search-ranking-factors-survey-2011-preliminary-data

Page level link Metrics less important, social signals more important in ranking factors?

7 April 2011

SEOMoz looks at what rankingfactors are important for Search engines (read: Google) every so many months/ years. This year they again consulted many SEO experts to find out what...

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Want to be taken seriously? Start by looking good

22 March 2011

A Microsoft research paper did the rounds on Twitter yesterday: Augmenting Web Pages and Search Results to Support Credibility Assessment (pdf). Search engine patent-guru Bill Slawski has written an...

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Bing vs Google: an eyetracking study: more staring at Google (and organic search beats paid)

16 March 2011

How I love eyetracking studies. It gives you an insight on what users are actually looking at, if something which is so carefully positioned on a webpage actually works....

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The growth of mobile search: huge in numbers, not in CTR (research)

10 March 2011

It is clear that mobile is not just a growing market, it is a market to really dive into. Mobile is interesting for both search engines and for advertisers....

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Simple forecasting for SEO

10 November 2010

One of the major talking points that came out of the recent Manchester SEO mini conferences related to the subject of forecasting for SEO purposes. As Head of SEO...

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Understanding Search Engines

4 August 2010

What we commonly refer to as Search Engine Optimisation is something which I relate to treatment of a disease. The various treatments of SEO, from title tags and headers...

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