At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Marcus Tober, CTO at Searchmetrics, about what’s new in local and mobile search. Ever year Searchmetrics releases a report about top ranking factors with a comparison to the previous year. Show More Summary
Designer David McCandless gathered some data about dog breeds and made this matrix mapping dog breeds according to factors like popularity, intelligence, longevity or cost. More »
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In the penultimate race of the 2014 season, Danica Patrick was never much of a factor at the top of the leaderboard. Finishing 22nd, she narrowly missed out on another top 20 in the Chase, but she still has a lot of work to do to improve...Show More Summary
A number of different factors go into determining how attractive each team is to free agents, from the city and its fans to the short- and long-term outlook of the team. What follows is a ranking of all 30 MLB teams to decide which team...Show More Summary
We recently published The 50 Best Suburbs In America, and Elm Grove, Wisconsin, was ranked the best suburb in America. For this list we looked at over 300 suburbs with populations between 5,000 and 100,000, and factored in things like...Show More Summary
When it comes to the perceived speed of a smartphone, there are many different factors at play. As we’ve seen time and time again when Apple’s dual-core iPhones with relatively low clockspeeds slaughter quad-core and octa-core Android phones in performance tests, numbers on a piece of paper never tell the whole story. Show More Summary
by Jayson DeMers A variety of factors impact how well a page ranks in search engines, including quality of content, page meta descriptions, and the URL name. But for a busy professional, keeping up with algorithms and making sure every page on a business website is optimized can be complicated. Show More Summary
Posted by Zoompf A fast website is a crucial component of a great user experience. So much so that a few years ago Google announced that they were using page load time as a factor in search engine rankings. More recently, Google also announced that they would be favoring websites that use Transport Layer Security (TLS) in its search rankings. Show More Summary
Auburn won a high-profile game against a ranked opponent in dramatic fashion on Saturday, continuing the trend it started last season with a 35-31 road victory over Ole Miss. The Tigers appeared to have lost the lead when Ole Miss receiver...Show More Summary
Disney has just obtained a patent for a search engine that ranks sites based on various "authenticity" factors. One of the goals of the technology is to filter pirated material from search results while boosting the profile of copyright and trademark holders' websites. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
In this podcast recorded at Pubcon Las Vegas 2014, I had the chance to discuss Searchmetrics’ ranking factor study with its founder, Marcus Tober. In this episode of Marketing Nerds, we cover: How metrics like new back links, site structure,...Show More Summary
To assess this particular Moment in Food, there is no better gauge than counting the number of times a writer mentions kale.
The database assigns a score to 80,000 products based on factors like how nutritious and processed they are.
There are many factors to consider, as the Playoff committee's first rankings are set to arrive Tuesday night. Let's ask Bored High School Student to break down those factors. Editor's note: Bored High School Student received an F for...Show More Summary
Posted by David-Mihm Many of you have been tweeting, emailing, asking in conference Q&As, or just generally awaiting this year's Local Search Ranking Factors survey results. Here they are! Hard to believe, but this is the seventh year...Show More Summary
Not all letters are created equal. For instance, "B" is dumb. In the past, it was difficult for the masses to know which letter was best. Now, finally, there is a ranking of the letters of the basic Latin alphabet. Factors considered include: Read more...