3. Reverse Search to Claim Backlinks That You Aren’t GettingUsing reverse image searching, you can uncover where images you’ve produced are being used online and claim any links and credit that you aren’t currently getting, or even ones that are wrong. … [Read more...] about 3 Creative Uses of Google Image Search to Boost Traffic & Acquire Links
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Freebase entry information for Jaguar Cats. Note the Machine ID number is similar to “/m/0449p”Freebase Entities and Google Trends Last July, I was joined by Barbara Starr in a joint meetup presentation of the Lotico San Diego Semantic Web Meetup (Barbara and I are co-administrators) and an SEO San Diego Meetup presentation titled, Ranking in Google Since The Advent of The Knowledge Graph where Barbara pointed out something that she had noticed, that the Machine ID numbers for Entities in Freebase were showing up as HTML encoded URLs in Google Trends (see page 26 of the presentation). … [Read more...] about Image Search and Trends in Google Search Using FreeBase Entity Numbers
When the ‘pinboard’-style social network Pinterest launched in 2012, it was a bit of a dark horse, gaining huge popularity with a demographic of young-to-middle-aged women but remaining obscure in most conventional tech circles. Even those who recognised its potential as a social network probably wouldn’t have guessed that it would also shape up into a force to be reckoned with in visual search. … [Read more...] about The new wave of visual search: what it can do, and what might be possible
Citadel-Insurance.co.uk The now-famous spam site, Citadel-Insurance.co.uk, came out of nowhere to steal (quite literally) the number one spot away from its competitors. How did it do this? When the website was set up, it was nothing if ordinary. It didn’t really even have any content. Solution: steal backlinks. No, really. Someone hacked into real, legit, websites and planted real, “legit,” backlinks to the spam site. Using this technique, it was able to build a massive backlink profile that any real company would be jealous of. It looked “natural” because the links pointing to the spam site were inserted into content and other places where meritorious links would ordinarily go. … [Read more...] about Does Google Discriminate Against Some Businesses?