Finally, there’s an even more aggressive feature (internal Google code name: “Spellmeleon”) for when we really think the user messed up. In that case, we’ll include a couple results for the corrected query first, then results for the user’s original query. Take the query [ipodd] for example. Our algorithms strongly suggest that the user meant to type “ipod” so we’ll include those search results first.
At the time I commented that “Spellmeleon needs to be more aware of British English spelling when on google.co.uk”.
It’s a lengthy read showing specific examples of how conversion rate optimisation can affect your business and increase the customer base. I then go on to show examples of how to test, and finally what elements you can test.
I’ve updated the styling to highlight the nofollow links, and to “stripe” the output to make it easier to read.
At the bottom of the page I’ve created several of the textarea boxes, so you can grab various types of links:
All the no followed links
All the followed links
Just the external links
Just the external followed links
The external nofollowed links
Once more drag the link in the big green box to your bookmark bar and when you’ve on a page you want to analyse hit the bookmarklet. It will open a new window showing all the links and with several text boxes with the links as detailed above.
The following bookmarklet will display the google results for a term in a format that’s easier for copying.
Just drag the following link in the big green box to your bookmark bar and when you’ve completed a search in Google it will open a new window with the results listed with position, URL and anchor text (the page title normally).
Below that are two boxes so you can easily grab the URLs themselves or use the HTML to make a resources page.
In it he said he’d like to make the URLs cleaner, leaving just the search?q=whatever parts. He mentioned writing a Greasemonkey script, so I thought I’d write a little bookmarklet to help him out. Continue Reading »
and Google will understand that the duplicates all refer to the canonical URL: http://www.example.com/product.php?item=swedish-fish. Additional URL properties, like PageRank and related signals, are transferred as well. Google Webmaster Central
I have a client and their shopping basket was being reported in Google 293,000 times. Each link to the basket had options, and within the cart there were remove links. All of these got crawled and added to the index. Continue Reading »
Many sites are examples of the endemic difficulty that faces most internet entrepreneurs and small businesses. A lack of focus on making the site or business remarkable.
Even now, with the web being even-my-mum-makes-money-on-it popular for much of the last decade there is still so much opportunity. However with that popularity comes the feeling that like the land run the opportunity will soon pass. As such the web pioneer may forge ahead into new territories grabbing as much land as possible, but hasn’t yet fully developed the properties already picked out.
The truth is, ten years ago people thought it was too late to get involved, that circumstances had changed and all the good ideas had been done; the same was said five years ago, three years ago and in years to come people will look back to the time we are in now and regard it as a golden period full of promises and easy fortunes. Continue Reading »