Doing a vanity search for myself I noticed something interesting, here’s a screen shot when you list the top 20 results, notice the double videos in the middle
Archives for September 2008
I’ve often chided google for trusting wikipedia so much when Wikipedia says we don’t care about accuracy or truth, just verifiability. It now looks like they’ve taken it a step further and pitched truth out the window with the dodgeball development team. Here’s a screen shot from Sunday afternoon where according to the Google SERP’s Paul Newman died in a … [Continue reading Google Says Screw Accuracy as Long As You’re An Authority]
interesting oh and BTW can I mention what complete PIA it is to have celebrities muddying up SERP 🙂
Here’s a screen shot of a Google search I did earlier today, made me wonder why Google thought it was important to include the date so many times It’s even more odd considering the issues they’ve been having with getting dates right in Google news
I had the pleasure of hanging with Loren Feldman of 1938 Media about 2 weeks ago, here’s the first of three interviews Oh and if you aren’t already subscribed to the 1938 Media email list I’d recommend getting on it …
Last week there was a bit of a brouhaha over Google news incorrectly giving the wrong date for a news story. In that particular incident Google news picked up a 6 year old story about United Airlines filing bankruptcy which upset the stock market for that particular stock. I’ve seen things like that happen before in the past despite Google … [Continue reading Google News is Getting the Date Wrong on Old News Stories]
So last week google had a blog post entitled Demystifying the “duplicate content penalty” and if you haven’t read it I’d recommend doing so. However I’m going to disagree with some parts of the post, because IMHO you really can hurt yourself with duplicate content.
Added: The following comment is from Guy Kawasaki about this incident, I moved them to the top since it is relevant to the issue – mg I was given the camera because I am doing a big favor for a photo conference. Arguably, the camera cost me $15,000. I didn’t have to review it. – Guy Kawasaki I like Guy … [Continue reading Link Payola in the A-List Blog World]
Here’s a video of my friend Loren Feldman of 1938 Media at Izea Fest. It’s kinda long but if you are serious about using web video it’s worth watching.
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When Google took away the supplemental index last year, they killed one of the key diagnostic tools in the SEO’s toolbox, the ability to identify which parts of a site were unimportant (and being infrequently crawled) in a search engines eyes. However with the use of some structured text and clever searches I’m going to give you back that valuable … [Continue reading How To Figure Out What Parts of Your Website Aren’t Being Crawled]
If you don’t believe that using that button from Google Checkout gives you a higher CTR and an advantage over your competition give me a call I’ve got some beach front property in Vegas I’d like to sell you 🙂