Information Need and Relevancy

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The Web is sometimes referred to as the information highway where we can go online in search of relevant information we can use.  Nothing about information retrieval turns out to be so easy. In fact, the accuracy and relevancy of search results are unpredictable.  Google and Bing never stop experimenting… Continue Reading Information Need and Relevancy

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User Experience Design With SEO

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I was listening to yesterday’s weekly video show, Bill and Ammon’s Bogus Hangout and couldn’t stop thinking about two SEO topics mentioned by the guests. Bill Slawski described an invasive tale of how much Google knows about human behavior and our habits, both on and off line.  They discussed clients… Continue Reading User Experience Design With SEO

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The Confusing Path of Accessibility

Accessibility for websites, apps and the software that creates them is a specialty that’s ignored until there’s a fire and suddenly, companies plead for help. There are not enough people trained in the field of accessibility to help companies because inclusion hasn’t been considered important. Excluding people from using web… Continue Reading The Confusing Path of Accessibility

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Did Google ease off Panda and then tighten the thin content manual penalty?

Earlier this week there was a confirmation from Google about a recent Panda update. As part of the news on this it seems it was ‘lightened’ in the sense that most of the reports coming out were about people recovering and that Google had eased off the algorithm to some… Continue Reading Did Google ease off Panda and then tighten the thin content manual penalty?

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