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Social Search Fools Gold

These days, it seems that technology pundits and enthusiasts can’t clamor loudly enough for social network signals to be included in search engine ranking results. It isn’t hard to see why. Your friends probably like a lot of the same things that you do. That

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Google Knowledge Graph Big Deal or Not?

There are two ways to watch what Google does with its search engines. One is through the eyes of the average user, and the other is through the eyes of an online publisher who is concerned about search engine traffic getting to his or her

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NY Times Exposes More Google Spam

The New York Times has another high profile article exposing how Google is broken.  The article notes that JC Penny ranked #1 in Google search results pages for numerous terms during the lucrative shopping season thanks mostly to numerous paid links. Both the writer and

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Why Google Is Broken – Title Tag

Counting links is the core of Google’s ranking algorithm. The idea that the more incoming links a webpage has the greater its “authority” or the more highly recommended it is has powered Google search for a long time. Unfortunately, one of the main reasons Google

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Why Google Is Broken

There has been a lot of talk recently about the amount of spam that appears in Google’s search engine rankings. Indeed, the once vaunted, gold-standard, of Internet search has come under an increasingly critical eye as technology writers re-examine what was a non-issue. Many of

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Why New Search Engine Blekko Will Fail

A new search engine has launched. Chances are that unless you are a member of the techie community, and spend a fair amount of time reading about online internet services on techie blogs, you have no idea that it happened. That’s fine, because the new