In this Video Matt discusses about some (internal) propriety tools and infrastructure that helps to run them. The question is actually not going to impact on your SEO skills, But will give you a vague idea of database indexing related.
1. Percolator – Incremental indexing tool for quicker and efficient way of fast indexing rather than batch indexing. The publication from Research att Google says that it is “Updating an index of the web as documents are crawled requires continuously transforming a large repository of existing documents as new documents arrive.” If you like to learn more follow: http://research.google.com/pubs/pub36726.html
2. Dremel – This is a Hu(uuuuu)ge Database Handling tool with fast data analysis and extraction. If you love to learn its technical side further Research at Google explains it here with an abstract:http://research.google.com/pubs/pub36632.html
3. Pregal – Tool to handle Graph problems. This tool is used to handle queries on Graphs and break them in into partitions and execcute them separately with threads. Matts refers to a old blog Check http://googleresearch.blogspot.in/2009/06/large-scale-graph-computing-at-google.html, But if you like something interesting and easy to learn Check Ricky Ho’s Pragmatic programming Techniques.
Owning a web-based business is becoming more and more attractive (and easy!) as opposed to owning a conventional "offline" business. One of the first questions that a person has once they have an idea for starting an online business is, "How much money do I have to invest to start my online business?" Immediately after they get an idea, they start sending emails to web development companies to gather quotes for the development of their business idea. Where do a large number of people get their business idea from? Surprisingly,... Read More »
20Jan 2014 How to get more readers to your blog post? - by Chronic Writer
Ten years ago, there were only a handful of bloggers in the blog vile. People who had a good command of English had a blog of their own. But today, every Tom, Dick and Harry has a blog. Yes! Everyone and their brothers are blogging now irrespective of whether they have readers or not. Some of you might try to write everything under the Sun.But, have you gone through the phase where your blog posts do not even get 50 hits? You might have thought what went wrong and... Read More »
It is a challenge for the Web developers always, since they need to read, practice and deliver all the time. You may say life if full of learning, and everyone has to learn. But, what you learn today becomes out dated within a year, or sometimes even within few months in web technology and this becomes a real challenge.
In this Presentation Chris Coyier is trying to arrive for a decent answer. We thought it should be shared in our blog too.
You can see Chris shared some useful links at the end, unfortunately, they aren't clickable. But Don't worry, we have... Read More »
04Jan 2014 Finding the Right Social Media Platform that Works Best for Your Business
By now, you are probably well aware of social media and just how imperative it is for digital marketing. You may fall anywhere on the spectrum of social media know-how, ranging from novice to internet marketing guru. No matter what your expertise is, the success and return on investment from marketing is contingent upon how well you leverage (and know) your resources beforehand. Many business owners or their marketing agencies start posting content on every possible Social Media platforms they know and like, and at one point they become... Read More »
Content Delivery Network (CDN ) is in talk for the last few years and it has got more attention when Matt Cutts of Google presented its importance during SMX West 2010 (Check Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1iuqHdNfGo) and how Google treats Page speed as an important criteria for search rankings.
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Last week we discussed some of the best practices for SEO in 2014, and I believe we can add "Setting up a CDN" as another good SEO practice too.
Since site loading speed becomes a standard for search... Read More »
We expect new things to happen every new year. We also love to retain some of the best things happened to continue from the previous year. SEO isn't an exception. In the every changing world of SEO, As you think about what you’re SEO strategies did for sales and transactions that took place on your business' website, how effective were they in 2013?
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Long tail Humming Bird
At the end of every year is the chance to reevaluate... Read More »
03Dec 2013 People search for answers, and Google wants to give them it Crisp and clear. This is why Hummingbird is here!
In their effort to make the usage experience better, Google periodically updates its core search engine algorithm to make it better and more efficient. This also helps search query to return more accurate and relevant SERP's, and website indexing more in tune with their content and its quality. With its Panda and Penguin updates over the last couple of years, Google has indeed made a number of positive changes to its algorithm, resulting in better quality, more relevant search results.... Read More »
Ever since we launched the free EBook (PDF), Practical SEO techniques in 2006, more than 4000 downloads were made. Undoubtedly, It was a success. Though, Techniques we use in SEO might be changing everyday, what is more important is, Search Engines (primarily Google) changes its algorithm almost every year resulting the SEO community to exchanged heated discussions, share knowledge and provide advice.
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So, We found the necessity to upgrade the book, and including social media would be more appropriate at this time, in this new version. This... Read More »
After few years we had decided to give a new look and feel. As you aware 2013 was year of Responsive Web Design and we are no exception to this. So, RWD was in priority for the blog design. Why not applying new trends in our own blog ? So, we added Flat design too.
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Design trends change over the years. Now, people like to get rid of curved edges, gradients, reflections or shadow effects. Sharp edges become a favorite, along with minimalism.
If you like... Read More »