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Dan Thies

Dan Thies

Dan Thies has written 35 articles for SitePoint.

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SEM Kit 2006 Progress Report
SEM Kit 2006 Progress Report
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By Dan Thies,

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Danny Sullivan on Google Print
Danny Sullivan on Google Print
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By Dan Thies,

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Google Update Update
Google Update Update
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By Dan Thies,

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Google Dropping Snippets?
Google Dropping Snippets?
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By Dan Thies,

In this article, Dan Thies shares his story about Google dropping Snippets. He said "I’m starting to see a lot more META descriptions and Open Directory (www.dmoz.org) descriptions appearing in Google search results, where in the past you could expect to see a snippet of text content from the listed page."

SEM Expert Seeks Apprentice
SEM Expert Seeks Apprentice
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By Dan Thies,

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GoogleGuy Dumps, Google Leaks
GoogleGuy Dumps, Google Leaks
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By Dan Thies,

Google’s webmaster rep “GoogleGuy” posted some lengthy comments at Webmaster World, including the helpful note that using “id” as a variable in URLs can discourage the Googlebot from crawling a site.

Tracking URLs Tool
Tracking URLs Tool
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By Dan Thies,

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Ho, Hum, another Google patent…
Ho, Hum, another Google patent…
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By Dan Thies,

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Quick Hits, Would Be News
Quick Hits, Would Be News
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By Dan Thies,

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Google’s TrustRank Trademark
Google’s TrustRank Trademark
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By Dan Thies,

As has been widely reported and discussed, Google has registered a trademark for “TrustRank.” TrustRank, as described in the paper, uses a method similar to the PageRank algorithm to determine how trustworthy a given web site is, or put another way, how likely it is that the site can be trusted.

MSN biased to favor IIS servers?
MSN biased to favor IIS servers?
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By Dan Thies,

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Time To Adapt?
Time To Adapt?
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Assessing Keyword Relevance
Assessing Keyword Relevance
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Live From New York? Not Quite…
Live From New York? Not Quite…
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By Dan Thies,

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