|Weekly SEO news: 7 August 2007|
to the latest issue of the Search
Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at a new method that Google might use to filter annoying pages from the search results.
In the news: A guaranteed way to get a number one listing on Google (with a catch), Google's supplemental results go mainstream and more.
Table of contents:
|1. How Google might filter annoying pages|
Google recently filed a patent application with the title "Detecting and rejecting annoying documents". Here's the abstract of the application:
The document describes how Google might analyze text and audio files. For example, Google might use optical character recognition tools and pattern matching against image and sound databases.
Why did Google do this?
What are they looking for? Does this affect normal website rankings?
What does this mean to your website?
If your website contains many flashy elements, you might want to redesign it. Professional website design might be an important factor for high search engine rankings in the near future.
While professional design is important, it is also important that search engines can parse the content of your web pages. Use IBP's search engine spider simulator to check if search engines can read your web pages.
|2. Search engine news of the week|
|A guaranteed number one listing at Google!
|3. Articles of the week|
|Wikia - Jimbo takes on Google
Can Zwinky save Ask?
It’s an ad world
|4. Recommended resources|
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