Archive for November, 2013
Let’s talk about Google. After all, Google is a pretty neat organization, heck, even their headquarters’ lawns are mowed by goats, which they rent from a grazing company. But the span of their value goes far beyond their interesting landscaping methods. Google has a tremendous influence on the Internet, and all industries who rely on the internet for sales productivity and success. This is largely due to Google being the juggernaut of search engines, receiving between 65 to 70 percent of the internet search engine market share. But their influence goes far beyond just being the most used search engine, there’s a reason as to why they are #1.
65 percent of mobile Internet users rely on their smartphone or tablet to find a local business in order to make a purchase. Of this 65 percent, almost 90 percent of them used
Searching online for an answer to your question has never been easier. If you simply type in your question or phrase into a search engine like Google, you get hundreds of links that relate to your query. Do you ever wonder how search engines decide to put one website at the top of the list? This is accomplished by online marketing and a website’s desire to be number one search engine rankings. Simply put, the website that gets the most traffic is at the top of the list.
Because about 90 percent of Americans do at least one search on the internet per day, search engines work hard to produce the best results for users. The process of finding the most used websites is one that is now used readily by all search engines, but this
There’s never been a better time to be online. Whether you’re running business or browsing the web for fun, the Internet (and search engines in particular) has provided endless avenues to both discovery and the act of being discovered. Part of this has to do with the proliferation of social media and how we’re now more connected to each other, but an even bigger part relies on Google. In keeping with that, here are four facts you probably didn’t know about the king of all search engines.
Google began humbly in a California garage.
In the late 1990s, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page were using Lego blocks to create storage compartments for the 10 4-gigabyte hard drives they needed for their operation. They kept all this gear in a friend’s garage, still perfecting the PageRank algorithm system t