Ethical considerations in search engine marketing
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Many forms of search engine optimization only amount to ensuring compliance to search engines’ guidelines for inclusion and removing any technical barriers that might keep the website from reaching a proper ranking. However, other methods of search engine optimization such … Read More

Black hat methods in SEO
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Spamdexing is the promotion of irrelevant, chiefly commercial, pages through deceptive techniques and the abuse of the search algorithms. Many search engine administrators consider any form of search engine optimization used to improve a website’s page rank as spamdexing. However, … Read More

Early search engines
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SEO began in the mid-1990s, as the first search engines were cataloging the early Web. Initially, all a webmaster needed to do was submit a site to the various engines which would run spiders, programs to “crawl” the site, and … Read More

Cuil, the new search engine
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Anna Patterson, the ex Google employer and one with a very important contribution in the development of the main search engine, decided to start a new search engine, which would provide better and more attractive results. She left Google and … Read More

Google Ranking explained
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Google PageRank is based primarely on the “votes” submitted by other web sites under the form of the links. It uses a complex algorithm to assign values, in order to measure the relative importance for every hyperlinked element. An interesting … Read More

Low-poker ranking
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Ace-to-five Ace-to-five low is the most common method for evaluating low hands in poker, nearly universal in U.S. casinos, especially in high-low split games. As in all low hand games, pairs count against the player. That is, any hand with … Read More

Standard ranking of poker hands
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In poker, certain combinations of cards, or hands, outrank other hands, based on the frequency with which these combinations appear. The player with the best poker hand at the showdown wins the pot. Although used in poker, these hand rankings … Read More

Poker hands
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A hand in poker can mean any of the following: A unit of play consisting of a deal, one or more rounds of betting, and possibly a showdown. A set of five cards with a certain value. For example, the … Read More