Google Algorithm

PageRank is an algorithm used by Google Search to rank websites in their search engine results. PageRank was named after Larry Page, one of the founders of Google. PageRank is a way of measuring the importance of website pages. According to Google: PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of how important the website is. The underlying assumption is that more important websites are likely to receive more links from other websites. It is not the only algorithm used by Google to order search engine results, but it is the first algorithm that was used by the company, and it is the best-known.
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  • What is Google’s Knowledge Graph?

    … by the Knowledge Graph. If you search for a specific company, the Knowledge Graph will show an almost complete profile, depending on how well they did their SEO work. Searching for a recently released movie will show posters, reviews and screening times for your local cinema. As you see, the graph is a powerful and fascinating tool. But what can you do…

    Yoast- 14 readers -
  • How Google is Winning the Fake News Battle

    …: Problematic Search Suggestions Reporting System In February, Google rolled out a test that would give users the opportunity to report any offensive and problematic search suggestions. This way, Google hopes to collect enough insightful data in order to change their algorithm to improve search suggestions, instead of having to go around…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google Facebook How To's- 16 readers -
  • Google’s ‘Fred’ update – Two Weeks On

    …, the update was pretty much confirmed. So it’s out there, and even though Google makes updates to its algorithm almost on a daily basis, this one has definitely had a significant impact. What sites has Fred impacted? At first, it seemed as though the update might be a reoccurrence of changes Google rolled out in February, related to spammy links. However…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 19 readers -
  • SEO basics: What is SEO?

    … at Yoast. Google’s algorithm In order to make web pages appear in high positions in the search results, SEO tries to shape a website according to Google’s algorithm. Although Google’s algorithm remains secret, over a decade of experience in SEO has resulted in a pretty good idea about the important factors. Read more: ‘What does Google do?’ » In our…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin Paid Search SEO- 19 readers -
  • Interview with Maile Ohye (Google)

    … According to Maile Ohye of Google, “SEO is evolving into what Loren George McKechnie described as ‘search experience optimization’. It’s less about top ranking, and more about optimizing the searcher’s journey. It’s the intersection of content, UX, and as always, staying smart about search engines.” We had the chance to ask Maile a couple…

    Yoastin Google- 26 readers -
  • Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly? Is It Mobile-Friendly Enough?

    Mobile use is growing every day. Fortunately, most marketers and small business owners are keenly aware of this. It’s hard not to be. Whether it’s “mobilegeddon”, or a new study on how consumers use their smartphones, mobile gets a lot of press. And it should. When Internet usage shifts from primarily being a desktop activity to primarily being a smartphone activity, that’s a big deal.

    Pam Neely/ GetResponse Blog- 21 readers -
  • Delving Deeper into the Aftermath of ‘Mobilegeddon’

    … Goldman of CNN offers up some guidelines and tips for content marketers who are trying to make a move under the auspices of the new algorithm. First off, there’s no reason to panic. Yes, Google wants the sites representing your organization and its clients to be as mobile-friendly as possible right now, but that doesn’t mean you’re out of time…

    Relevancein SEO Content- 21 readers -
  • Are You Ready for the Google Mobile Friendly Algorithm?

    … an Internet presence that fits your needs and works for you, you're in the right place. I blog common sense articles about WordPress, social media and SEO. My goal is to help small business owners and entrepreneurs understand their core business. Together, we can develop and implement business strategies that make sense to you. Tagged as: Google algorithm, mobile website design, search engine optimization, SEO, SERP rank …

    Sherryl Perry/ Keep Up With The Webin SEO Google- 28 readers -
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