So once we have all these objects, and begin to understand intent, we can do some magic
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Web innovation and the evolution of search • • •
To crawl a URL costs roughly a penny…a little less, in fact There are over a trillion pages online, from ~ 650 million sites We need to crawl them all to see if they’re worth indexing REAL-TIME SOCIAL LOCAL & MOBILE COMMERCE DEVICES PLATFORMS SERVICESYour data, always fully provided. 6
• Signal of topical authority • Real-time – engines want fresh content, fast • Integrated social signals influence click actions of searchers • Social signals remain only a few of thousands of signals for organic rankingHow users click on your results can impact rankings and when we show cues like yourFacebook friends with results, click rates can be impacted.Your data, always fully provided.
Search – you’re trying to solve…When optimizing your site for search, you invest in these major areas QUALITY TRUST POPULARITY TIMELINESS Content Authority Traffic Current Links Usefulness Repeat Visits Fresh Appearance Resource Links RelevantYour data, always fully provided.
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Search – were trying to solve…Your data, always fully provided. ComScore and Microsoft Internal Analysis
Moving Beyond Queries to SessionsIncreasing Use for More Complex Tasks Time Spent on Sessions by Length Queries Over Time 0-3 mins >30 mins 9% Exact Repeats 46% 19% Partial Repeats 3-10 mins 30% Almost 12% Almost 50% 50% of all time spent 10-15 mins 10% of queries are searching is on returning to sessions > 30 minutes previous tasks New Queries 15-30 mins 51% 23%Search Sessions are Long and Repetitive…Your data, always fully provided.
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Reinventing Search Across 3 Dimensions Information Architecture Creation of new information via social graph and geospatial index Interaction Model Not just mouse and keyboard, but also voice, touch, gesture & vision Entry Points Not just browser, but devices, services and social networksYour data, always fully provided.
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