Google: Hummingbird

    • How machine learning impacts the need for quality content

      Back in August, I posited the concept of a two-factor ranking model for SEO. The idea was to greatly simplify SEO for most publishers and to remind them that the finer points of SEO don’t matter if you don’t get the basics right. This concept leads to a basic ranking model that looks like this: To look at it a little differently, here is a way of assessing the importance of ...

      Eric Enge/ Search Engine Landin SEO Content Google How To's- 16 readers -
  • Google Mobile Testing Search Results Snippet Descriptions

    … Google is testing showing site and search results description snippets in the mobile search results interface. Google launched site description overlays in the desktop results earlier this year and now it appears to be coming to mobile results. I personally cannot replicate it but @northeasternext shared several screen shots with me to show this in action. I cannot replicate this on any browser on my iPhone, nor within the Google search app. …

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 11 readers -
  • Google Quick Answers Adds Images

    … Google's quick answer results have recently added images to some of the answers. Alex Chitu spotted this and I was able to replicate it for many queries. Such as for [how old is barack obama] to [how many children does michael jordan have?] Here are both desktop views and mobile views of the images in the quick answers on Google. The images do not come up for all searches, such as [how much does the iphone 5s weigh?] and []how many megapixels for iphone 5s] but it does work for iphone 5s focal length]. …

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 7 readers -
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