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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:18:24 +0000
A patent granted to Google this week tells us about social media influencer scores developed at Google that sound very much like the scores at Klout. In the references section of the patent, Klout is referred to a couple of times as well, with a link to the Wikipedia Page about Klout, and the Klout […]
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:29:13 +0000
Imagine that some sites might be ranked by Google based upon how their databases might answer queries. A patent from Google refers to this approach as one that looks at database service requirements to rank large sites such as sites that cover products, jobs, travel, recipes and movies. Such sites might include some static pages […]
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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 22:21:11 +0000
When you search at Google, the answers you receive sometimes now include additional questions, that often have the label above them, “People Also Ask.” I was curious if I might be able to find a patent about these questions, and I saw that they were sometimes referred to as “related questions.” An article at Moz […]
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:49:42 +0000
Can the amount of travel time someone might take to get to a place be a good indication of the quality of that place? That is the assumption behind a recently granted patent from Google. Travel time in the patent is referred to as a “time investment a person may be willing to make to […]
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:06:24 +0000
Google was granted a patent this week to enable them to check whether people are following recommendations in search results to visit geographical locations – to see how many people actually visited those places. And it’s probably good for many businesses to have Google recommending that people visit them. For example, people living near a […]
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Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:56:34 +0000
Google was granted a patent this week on offering recommendations or suggestions for places to go for members of social groups. A social group, such as a meetup group that may get together for social events, may use the internet to communicate and interact, and look to for recommendations on where to go next. The […]
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 01:59:16 +0000
I received an email this afternoon from a young man who is interested in a career in SEO, and he asked me how to get started, and I thought it was such a good question that I would include my response here on the blog to any others who might want to learn SEO and […]
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 02:52:49 +0000
Query Refinements have changed since the earlier days of Google In 2006, I wrote a post A Look at Google Midpage Query Refinements (Go ahead and read it; this post will make more sense if you visit the past and bring it in). The patent I wrote then was just granted again as a continuation […]