A recent Blog post on Bills SEO by Sea about block segemention started to get me thinking, but when Tony Hirst wrote a note on his del.icio.us bookmark about the same post I took it as a challenge. “I wonder how easy it would be to write a script to calculate the link density in [...]more
These posts all relate to recent studies normally done as part of either University research or Venture Skills internal research with clients and is often published as a synopsis.
A link from Als weekly round up on Self Made Minds to an article on improving organic click through rates got me thinking. Sadly the article fails to indicate how they quantitatively measured their results which means the claim of 3x increase of click through is to be taken with a pinch of salt, make [...]more
While we were doing the Flash tests I got to thinking about the other binary blobs out there and how the search engines were coping. While word docs are perhaps the most common way for people to send text data around it is used less as the end format. Currently the format of choice is [...]more
So hot on the heels of my SEO Flash experiments I’m halfway through another series of tests looking at PDFs and if their links carry any weight but rather then discussing it here lets move this post over to well a PDF so without further ado SEO PDF ideas (warning it’s a pdf) So what [...]more
[update: This post is from February 2008 prior to Google/Yahoo/Adobe announcement for the latest tests please see Flash Indexing revisited.] Back in April last year I wrote a piece called Are Flash only sites the SEO Devil? it wasn’t ground breaking but did manage to bring out an Adobe Developer who made some pretty odd [...]more