Germany wants Google to reveal its search algorithm

Two days ago Germany announced that they want access to Google’s search algorithm. To be honest with you I believe I deserve to have this access more than Germany. Mark Traphagen wants access as well. Thinking now everybody in Stone Temple Consulting wants this access plus half of the world. Yes not everybody, don’t worry, just […]

The End Of Google Authorship Markup – Mark Traphagen

Omi Sido asked:  So, what were the benefits of Google authorship in the search results really? Thinking now, it was more of a disadvantage because people had the opportunity of clicking through to my Google plus page, rather than going to my actual website.Mark Traphagen: Omi, I saw the primary advantage for building my personal brand […]

Data Density and Semantic Search – Hangout On Air with David Amerland and Mark Traphagen

Semantic search is going to change everything about the way we do our SEO (Search Engine Optimisation). In this video David Amerland and Mark Traphagen talk about what’s new in the Semantic World, what we are seeing and what needs to be done by web marketers and website owners in order to utilise the power of the […]

Spider and Bots Filtering in Google Analytics

Again Google surprised us this month by introducing a new and this time quite useful filter called “Bot Filtering”. For a long time webmasters were asking the question of how much of traffic to their website comes from real human and how much traffic actually comes from spiders and bots. I can tell you now […]