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How Google Hummingbird Changed the Future of Search

August 8, 2014

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In September of last year, when Google Hummingbird was officially announced, Matt Cutts said that it would affect 90% of all searches, albeit in a subtle way. Considering that Google handles more than 3.5 billion searches every day, this means Google Hummingbird affects more than 3.15 billion of them.Not exactly an inconsequential update.This image has […]

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The Future of PageRank: 13 Experts on the Dwindling Value of the Link

April 18, 2014

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In a recent Webmaster video, Matt Cutts confirmed that Google has tried internal versions of its search engine that work entirely without links. The results are low-quality – “for now,” he said. But this suggests that the value of the almighty link has come into question at Google, and they may be working on a […]

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The Future of Online Retailing Finally Looks Bright

February 11, 2013

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It has long been predicted that the future of retailing lives in the online world. Going back to the mid-1990s, when consumers started experimenting with online purchasing, forecasts offered by research firms, trade groups, academics and others suggested online retailing would quickly represent a major portion of all retail sales. However, the dotcom meltdown of […]

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