All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SMX’

Matt Cutts: Google Doesn’t Use Bounce Rate

There’s been a lot of talk over the years (especially post Panda update) about whether or not Google uses bounce rate as a ranking signal. In fact, even this morning at SMX Advanced in the SEO Periodic Table session, the topic came up. Here are a couple of tweets from an attendee of that session: Follow @CliffyKOnline Cliff Karklin @CliffyKOnline …

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SMX Advanced: The Mad Scientists Of Paid Search [Takeaways In Tweets]

Following the “Periodic Table of SEO” session at SMX Advanced today, was the Mad Scientists of Paid Search session. SMX’s description of the session says, “Our mad scientists emerge from their PPC labs, where they’ve been assembling keywords words, bidding strategies and other assorted parts into monster PPC campaigns. Attend this session to see how they’ve successfully enhanced paid search …

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SMX Advanced: The Periodic Table Of SEO: 2012 Edition [Live Twitter Reaction]

SMX Advanced is officially underway in Seattle, and the first session was: The Periodic Table Of SEO: 2012 Edition. SMX’s official description for the session is as follows: We introduced the Periodic Table Of SEO last year at SMX Advanced. Since then, new elements have been discovered, such as a penalty for pages top-heavy with ads or boosts for being …

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Matt Cutts To Keynote SMX Advanced, Leaves Panda, Florida Apparel At Home

SMX Advanced gets started on Tuesday in Seattle. In what many, I’m sure, will consider the highlight, Google’s Matt Cutts will keynote. Here’s what the SMX site says about it: Google software engineer Matt Cutts will be returning to SMX Advanced in 2012. As the head of Google’s web spam team, Matt’s been dealing with webmaster issues for Google since …

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Google’s Amit Singhal: Penguin A Success

Early this morning, Google Fellow Amit Singhal was interviewed by Danny Sullivan at Chris Sherman on stage at SMX London, the sister conference of Search Engine Land. Singhal discussed a variety of Google search-related topics. We were hoping to get a some in depth discussion about Google’s recent Penguin update, but apparently that wasn’t a major point of conversation. Daniel …

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Google: Personalized Search Results Are Lifting Clickthrough Rates

Google launched Search Plus Your World earlier this year. Most Google users probably just know it as Google filling their results with a lot more results based on social connections. A lot of users complained about it, but Google appears to consider the whole thing a success (not unlike the Penguin update). Google Fellow Amit Singhal spoke at SMX London …

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Nobody At Google Understands Everything At Google

This morning, Google Fellow Amit Singhal participated in a keynote interview with Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman at SMX London. The whole thing was liveblogged at Search Engine Land, the conference’s sister site. I’ve been picking apart some of the things Singhal talked about throughout the day. Here’s the rest so far: Google’s Amit Singhal: Penguin A Success Want To …

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Google: Why Are You Asking Us If Your Ears Make You Look Fat?

Google Fellow Amit Singhal spoke at SMX London this morning. Daniel Waisberg at SMX sister site Search Engine Land liveblogged the whole discussion. Towards the end, Singhal answered a humorous question from Danny Sullivan, who asked about funny searches Singhal had come across. The liveblog says: “Amit says that once he read a query along the lines ‘do my ear[s] …

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Want To Tell Google How To Improve? Tell Amit Singhal.

Matt Cutts fields a whole lot of questions about Google. He often offers helpful advice via his blog, comments on other blogs, Twitter, and of course through his Webmaster Help videos, but Google Fellow Amit Singhal is the guy that leads the team that looks at all the messed up search results. Singhal spoke at SMX London this morning, in …

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SMX Israel: What You Missed

SMX Israel took place in Jerusalem on Sunday as a one-day event full of keynotes and sessions, led by Barry Schwartz from Search Engine Land/Search Engine Roundtable. That’s a long trip for those of us in the states (or for those in many other parts of the world for that matter), so if you were unable to attend, you could …

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