As I was looking through this paper, I was impressed by the papers that were cited within it, and I wanted to look them up. After looking at a few, I decided that I'm probably going to be spending some time reading though many of them, so I created links to them. A few of them require ACM Membership to read, but many of them are freely accessible on the Web. You may find them interesting, too. … [Read more...] about How Google May Index Deep Web Entities
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There have been many extravagant claims by and about semantic search engines (e.g., Powerset, bought by Microsoft) and deep web projects in the past (Chris Sherman has much more perspective on this than I). But so far, none of them have really borne fruit. … [Read more...] about Will the “Deep Web” Slay Google?
A larger web site, regardless of topic - is more likely to obtain multiple listings within higher categories in the ODP. These listings are sought after by the industry insiders for their high regard and influence within Google and other search engines pulling from the ODP's index. … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization As It Relates to Larger Web Sites
Google continues to make a big push for improving your website download performance. Earlier in May Google’s Maile Ohye posted a video on the Google Webmaster Central Blog on the case for speeding up your site, tools for helping you find speed related problems, and some specific speed optimization tips. Some of the more interesting data points from the video include: … [Read more...] about Google’s Push To Speed Up Your Web Site
When a Webmaster uses templates in their design, the creation of hubs and buckets is that much easier. Each hub can be a template, while each bucket can be a different, but related, template design. I've seen some very nice sites that use color to help differentiate hubs. For example, the executive line would have a template that features the color blue in the background, and the buckets inside might be a lighter shade of blue. Another hub would be green, with its buckets being a lighter shade of green. This is good for usability. Hub and bucket templates that are unique and easily recognizable without their graphics are helpful to your special-needs or color-blind users too. They may not see the color changes, but they learn that the page structure changes depending on the product or emphasis (such as a sale item, for example). … [Read more...] about How To Impress Search Engines and Users – Focus: Web Site Structure