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Forum: Google Web Search 09-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 5,876
Posted By dyn4mik3
No idea - Google probably needs to keep tweaking...

No idea - Google probably needs to keep tweaking this one.

Check the result for "Religious Dating Sites". Google QA gives you a result from a site that is all supplemental. The site can't even rank...
Forum: Google Web Search 09-18-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 5,876
Posted By dyn4mik3
Isn't this just Google's QA feature? From Google:

Isn't this just Google's QA feature?

From Google:
Forum: Link Building 08-18-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 24,629
Posted By dyn4mik3
Two quick questions about this. Are you saying...

Two quick questions about this.

Are you saying links that invoke a new page are currently/will be discounted (maybe after a hand review)?

Is this off a finding/assumption that links that invoke a...
Forum: Link Building 08-18-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 24,629
Posted By dyn4mik3
Those links look clean to me - the onclick...

Those links look clean to me - the onclick wouldn't be triggered by a search bot.

Breaking down the elements, we get:
href="http://www.VivaLasVegasBlog.com" --> clean link
target="_blank" --> open...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 02-03-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,988
Posted By dyn4mik3
You may want to check out one of these...

You may want to check out one of these solutions:
http://code.google.com/sm_thirdparty.html

If that doesn't work for you, then you could write a simple crawler that could create a sitemap for you.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 01-18-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By dyn4mik3
That really depends on how you program your...

That really depends on how you program your site.

Rewrites are web server specific (Apache vs IIS), so you will need to take that into consideration.

If you are brand new to web development and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 01-18-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By dyn4mik3
Doesn't matter

Since you will be using the language to output html - it doesn't matter what language you are using. It's the html output that matters for SEO.
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 12-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 7,434
Posted By dyn4mik3
I just read Danny's review of the service and I...

I just read Danny's review of the service and I think he is missing the point - this isn't just about building your own vertical search engine.

With this service, you can write an application to...
Forum: Other Search Engines & Directories 12-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 7,434
Posted By dyn4mik3
Alexa Web Search Platform

Amazon just released Alexa Web Search Platform (http://websearch.alexa.com). Basically you can now pay to have access to the Alexa engine - crawler, processing, storage, build your own web service,...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-07-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 24,318
Posted By dyn4mik3
I agree with Danny - Google has been offering...

I agree with Danny - Google has been offering personalized search results for a while now. The patent tells us a little bit more about the factors, but most of them are common sense.

I think...
Forum: Google Web Search 11-07-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By dyn4mik3
Disclaimer - I don't know how Google is mining...

Disclaimer - I don't know how Google is mining bookmark data.

But my guess would be:
Google Desktop - Whenever you bookmark a site, that link is saved on your computer in the favorites folder (or...
Forum: SEM Related Organizations & Events 10-27-2005
Replies: 32
Views: 17,283
Posted By dyn4mik3
Was a great event, glad I went. For anyone that...

Was a great event, glad I went.

For anyone that didn't go - I have some quick summaries of Nacho's and Joseph's presentations on my blog. Jennifer's and Alex's presentations were great too, but I...
Forum: Yahoo Web Search 08-15-2005
Replies: 38
Views: 14,302
Posted By dyn4mik3
Three researchers from NCSA just released a study...

Three researchers from NCSA just released a study on Yahoo/Google index sizes.

My short summary (http://www.socialpatterns.com/search-engine-marketing/study-finds-yahoos-index-claim-suspicious/)...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-19-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 767
Posted By dyn4mik3
Google converts HTML entities before processing

Not sure if this has been discussed before, but I noticed Google is converting HTML entities before processing the query. MSN and Yahoo strip the escaping characters before processing, so they return...
Forum: Yahoo Web Search 06-19-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By dyn4mik3
Yeah the "block" link is on the search...

Yeah the "block" link is on the search results even if you are not logged into My Web. However, once you click on the "block" link it brings you the My Web login.
Forum: Yahoo Web Search 06-19-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1,414
Posted By dyn4mik3
Bayesian Filtering Yahoo Results?

Just noticed that Yahoo is allowing us to block sites from future searches. Seems like they are implementing Bayesian filtering for personalization.

What do you all think?
Forum: The Padded Room 06-17-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 7,075
Posted By dyn4mik3
This time around I asked you what separator you...

This time around I asked you what separator you would use in your titles (http://www.socialpatterns.com/seo-quiz/seo-quiz-part-2-title-seperators/). Before doing research for this question, I never...
Forum: Google AdWords 06-09-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 7,726
Posted By dyn4mik3
I'd really like to know what Google has to say...

I'd really like to know what Google has to say about this one.
Forum: The Padded Room 06-09-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 7,075
Posted By dyn4mik3
Same deal as last week - I encourage everyone to...

Same deal as last week - I encourage everyone to drop by and leave their answer here or on my site. This question may turn out to be less SEO specific, but it is an important issue and I'd love to...
Forum: The Padded Room 06-09-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,854
Posted By dyn4mik3
I think it comes down to just that. If any...

I think it comes down to just that. If any website - blogger or "traditional media" does not check their facts and lack credibility, then they will eventually lose readers. In the end, the readers...
Forum: The Padded Room 06-08-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 7,075
Posted By dyn4mik3
Thanks Rand! I'll be posting a new question...

Thanks Rand!

I'll be posting a new question tonight, so keep watch.
Forum: MSN Search 06-07-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,470
Posted By dyn4mik3
If you want to skip the annoying questions load...

If you want to skip the annoying questions load up this url instead.

http://www.start.com/myw3b
Forum: The Padded Room 06-06-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 7,075
Posted By dyn4mik3
Well this week's quiz went well. Not as many...

Well this week's quiz went well. Not as many responses as I'd like but good enough for a start.

Here's the repost from:
SEO Quiz - URLs: Conclusion...
Forum: Shopping & Comparison Engines 06-06-2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1,205
Posted By dyn4mik3
Yahoo Auctions dropping listing charges

Yahoo Auctions is switching to ad-supported.

My post (http://www.socialpatterns.com/search-engine-marketing/yahoo-auctions-for-free/)

And here is yahoo's...
Forum: Google Web Search 06-03-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 5,815
Posted By dyn4mik3
Seems like they are publicly stating that they...

Seems like they are publicly stating that they prefer on-topic relevant links. Nothing new, but now there's less speculation.
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