Tag Archive: google


Google’s vast resources and connections causes a lot of training videos to be created.

I’m just starting to explore. The front page gave me more good information than I can watch in a full day.

If you want to know about search, marketing, business or consumer trends.. check this out.

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The activity on my page shows any human that I spend time interacting with people. Makes sense that the search engines want to know that too.

While I’m there for the conversations.. cool to know I’m help you rank higher too

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Twitter on Google

Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land recently asked Google and Bing some questions on how they use social data from Twitter and Facebook. In particular, he wanted to know how that data influenced regular web search results. As we all know being found on the first page of Google in search results can drive a lot of traffic to your blog and website and research shows that nearly 90% of all clicks on links on Google come from being on the first page of Google.

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Another cool perk at the Googleplex

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Amid all the free food and other goodies that come with a job at Google Inc., there’s one benefit a lot of employees don’t even know about: a cluster of high-tech workshops that have become a tinkerer’s paradise.

Workers escape from their computer screens and office chairs to weld, drill and saw on expensive machinery they won’t find at Home Depot.

Besides building contraptions with a clear business purpose, Google employees use the shops for fun: They create elaborate holiday decorations, build cabinets for their homes and sometimes dream big like the engineers working on a pedal-powered airplane with a 100-foot wingspan.

The “Google Workshops” are the handiwork of Larry Page, who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin in a rented garage. Page authorized the workshops’ opening in 2007 to try to reconnect the company with its roots.

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The search engines are tracking what gets tweeted and “liked” on Facebook.

Do you like search results with friend connections?

Here’s a fun tale of Google engineers running a sting operation on Microsoft

Tags, boost, places, boost

Lot’s of new terms to keep track of… so Google tells us how they rank results

Relevance – results that categorically match what has been searched

Prominence – results that are “well known, trusted” and show solid data from other sources on the web

Distance – results that are near your search criteria or known location