Google: Rankbrain

  • 5 ways SEO experts say you should optimize for RankBrain

    … Google announced and unleashed RankBrain, their machine learning ranking program, in 2015 — and digital marketers have been watching carefully ever since. RankBrain was referred to as a “top ranking factor,” which led many to ask how to optimize for RankBrain. However, it’s not really a factor like links or mobile-friendliness. You can’t…

    Nate Dame/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 36 readers -
  • Has machine learning created a new model for SEO ranking?

    … SEO” is pretty imperfect if you’ve created content that ranks on search engines but doesn’t get any clicks. It doesn’t matter how many links you have pointing at your page or if it’s optimized with all the right keywords — if the engagement is too low, then you’re out. Of course, you won’t be out immediately. Google will continue auditioning…

    Larry Kim/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 26 readers -
  • Can we machine-learn Google’s machine-learning algorithm?

    … Google’s rollout of artificial intelligence has many in the search engine optimization (SEO) industry dumbfounded. Optimization tactics that have worked for years are quickly becoming obsolete or changing. Why is that? And is it possible to find a predictable optimization equation like in the old days? Here’s the inside scoop. The old days…

    Jayson Demers/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 43 readers -
  • What the heck is machine learning, and why should I care?

    … There are many uses for machine learning and AI in the world around us, but today I’m going to talk about search. So, assuming you’re a business owner with a website or an SEO, the big question you’re probably asking is: what is machine learning and how will it impact my rankings? The problem with this question is that it relies on a couple…

    Dave Davies/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 18 readers -
  • The four pillars of the future of SEO

    …-indexes them. A few months earlier, Google also integrated Panda into their main algorithm (though unlike Penguin, it does not update in real time). Notice a pattern here? Google wants to make spam fighting a central, automated function of serving search results. This is a very positive sign for website owners — cleaning up spammy backlinks…

    Pratik Dholakiya/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 38 readers -
  • An experiment in trying to predict Google rankings

    … approachable libraries and technologies that have the promise of being very useful to any industry that has data to play with. Machine learning also has the ability to turn traditional website marketing and SEO on its head. Late last year, my colleagues and I (rather naively) began an experiment in which we threw several popular machine learning algorithms…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 22 readers -
  • Key takeaways from the Google AMA: RankBrain, panda, penguin, bots & more

    Matt McGee live blogged the SMX Advanced keynote with Google’s Gary Illyes but I wanted to summarize the points made in that keynote that I felt were important, because there were many. Authorship We learned last night that Google no longer uses authorship not even for in-depth articles. So now it is safe to remove the authorship markup from your pages, almost two years since ...

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 19 readers -