Over 400 Patents Assigned to Google in June 2015

Our Google Patents Watch recorded over 400 Patents assigned to Google in June 2015 – Google Patents June 2015 400 Google Patents in June is nearly as many as the previous 5 months of 2015 combined. Seems to be quite a few traffic related, geo related and Maps related – Could the Google Driverless car […]

Google Patents June 2015

Patents Assigned to Google Inc in June 2015 Google Patents June 25, 2015 Identifying an Entity Associated with Wireless Network Access Point SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING A VIDEO STREAM TRAFFIC ENGINEERING FOR LARGE SCALE DATA CENTER NETWORKS Detecting Network Devices Methods and Systems for Switching Between Clocks Control Methods and Systems for Motors and […]

Google Mobile Search using Desktop Search

Google Webmaster Tools (Now named Google Search Console) has a feature that lets you Fetch a page as Google does and see the page how Google does. It also has the option to fetch as a desktop user or fetch as a smartphone user, an example of both is in screenshots below. Fetch as Desktop. […]

Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search

http://www.v1seo.co.uk/15/using-rich-snippets-and-schema-org-to-improve-local-search/ Sun, 04 Aug 2013 08:48:16 +0000 Although Google say; “Google doesn’t use markup for ranking purposes at this time” they also go on to say; “but rich snippets can make your web pages appear more prominently in search results, so you may see an increase in traffic.” Something else they don’t mention, but which […]

Using schema.org microdata for product search SEO

http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/using-schema-org-microdata-for-product-search-seo/ Tue, 27 Sep 2011 07:24:04 +0000 I’ve written about schema.org microdata format before in a post called Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search In that post I demonstrated how to put the address of a local business in to microdata format. This post is more about using microdata for products. I […]

google reviews stars in google results manipulation exposed

http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/google-reviews-stars-in-google-results-manipulation-exposed/ Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:50:41 +0000 Today V1 SEO reveals just how easy it is to manipulate the Google review system that shows yellow stars next to listings in the SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) You will undoubtedly have noticed that when doing a search in Google that some results have little yellow stars next to […]

Using Microdata to Improve Click Through Rates in Google

Sat, 02 Jun 2012 11:47:42 +0000 Using Microdata to Improve Click Through Rates in Google Google doesn’t use Microdata markup for ranking purposes at this time, but rich snippets can make your web pages appear more prominently in search results, so you may see an increase in traffic. Contents Using Microdata Markup to improve local […]

Is Traffic Rating Important for SEO

http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/istraffic-rating-important-for-seo-post-panda-balancing/ Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:22:12 +0000 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:40:34 +0000   I originally made this post back in June/July 2011 after seeing how important I thought traffic data may become. Was my prediction that the traffic data Google obtain via the SERP’s correct? Who knows, but as Google appear to be using […]

Is Traffic Baiting The New Link Baiting

http://www.v1seo.co.uk/11/is-traffic-baiting-the-new-link-baiting/ Fri, 10 Jun 2012 19:44:39 +0000 Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:34:30 +0000     I originally made this post back in May/June 2011 after seeing how important I thought having a Google Profile would become and after thinking Google must use traffic data more. Here we are nearly 12 months later, Google say they […]

Google Patents May 2015

Associating a Task Completion Step of a Task with a Related Task Collaborative Video Editing in a Cloud Environment Presenting Images of Multiple Media Entities METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING HEAVY TRAFFIC LOADS BETWEEN PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND EXTERNAL SERVICES SELECTING A CONTENT ITEM BASED ON A VIEW PROFILE Determining a Task Template and Associating […]

Google Patents April 2015

TEXT SUGGESTIONS FOR IMAGES IDENTITY APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE MULTI-PERSPECTIVE GAME BROADCASTING WEB INPUT THROUGH DRAG AND DROP STYLE SHEET SPECULATIVE PRELOADING INFREQUENT QUERY VARIANTS FOR USE AS QUERY SUGGESTIONS SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED COVERAGE OF INPUT MEDIA IN CONTENT SUMMARIZATION DOOR ACCESS AND PACKAGE DELIVERY ADVERTISEMENT VOTING-BASED CAMPAIGNS IN SEARCH SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE-MEDIA […]

Google Patents March 2015

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COLLECTING AND MANAGING TV VIEWERSHIP DATA UNSUPERVISED CONTENT REPLAY IN LIVE VIDEO DYNAMICALLY PICKING CONTENT FROM SOCIAL SHARES TO DISPLAY IN A USER INTERFACE HEURISTICS BASED ON BACKOFF FOR POWER MODES Method and System for Tracking Estimated Cost of Events Social Queue on Television PROGRAMMATICALLY CHOOSING PREFERRED STORAGE PARAMETERS FOR FILES […]

Google Patents February 2015

Automatic Context Aware Preloading of Credential Emulator PRESENTING A MENU AT A MOBILE DEVICE SWIPE TOOLBAR TO SWITCH TABS APPLICATION RESOURCE UTILIZATON MANAGEMENT System and Method for Proximal Device Configuration Using a Directed Beam METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEMORY OVERSUBSCRIPTION FOR VIRTUAL MACHINES PROVIDING CONTEXTUAL DATA FOR SELECTED LINK UNITS RATINGS WEIGHTED OR FILTERED BY […]

Google Patents January 2015

Streaming Media Content RESOURCE LOCATOR REMARKETING RESOURCE LOCATOR REMARKETING USING A DIGITAL IMAGE IN A SOCIAL NETWORKING SYSTEM Generating Playlists Using Calendar, Location And Event Data TRAINING CLASSIFIERS FOR DEBLURRING IMAGES Systems and Methods for Reducing a Data Set Door State Sensor THIRD PARTY SEARCH APPLICATIONS FOR A SEARCH SYSTEM COMBINING CONTENT WITH A SEARCH […]

Google Travel Planner

June 11 2015 Plot your route between locations. Starting Point: Ending Point : Select Mode of Transport CarRail/BusWalking    

Do Local Citations Help Google Rankings

A number of Google Maps experts say that Local Citations help Google Maps rankings but is this true? This Website has been set up as a test – Warwickshire Handyman and a Google Maps Page has been set up here – Warwickshire Handyman Services Note: Google Maps pages are now called Google+ Pages and are […]

Buy Portable Wheelchair Ramps Online

We don’t have the ability to buy wheelchair ramps online on our main website. Rather than having to update that site we created a new one using WordPress and TheCartPress on a separate website Portable Wheelchair Ramps It only has our 3 main ramps on it; Aerolight Extra Wheelchair Ramps Aerolight Broadfold Wheelchair Ramps Aerolight […]

Google Delegated Authority Evaluation System

An evaluation system for reliably evaluating large amounts of content. Google Delegated Authority Evaluation System assigns a primary authority that can then designate one or more contributing authorities. Each contributing authorities is delegated a set amount of authority from the primary authority which they can then delegate to additional contributing authorities. Contributing authorities can only […]

Detecting PII

Have you received the following email from Google AdSense team? “Dear Publisher, We have now verified that we are no longer detecting PII being passed to Google from the account(s) under your control. Thank you for helping to resolve this matter. Regards, The Google Policy Team”   PII stands for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) It’s […]

How Many Links is Too Many Links

I’ve been running some little experiments by adding more and more internal links on a page to see if it has a negative effect on Google rankings. This page on one of my other sites ranks high in Google for Free Advertising It had approximately 30 internal links on the page which I decided to […]

Using Jump To Links for SEO

Just another little jump links test added to our SEO Tips page More about this jump to links test on V1 SEO   Page titles should be as descriptive Headers should include target keywords Content should be carefully considered and include the keyword Site navigation should be clear, precise, descriptive and use the correct anchor […]

JSON Generator

I moved our JSON Generator on to V1 SEO this morning. It’s a very simple tool that creates JSON mark-up for local businesses. Fill in your details to create your JSON mark up Business Name: Street Address: Town or City: County: Postcode: Business Category: Telephone Number: Website: The mark-up created can then be simply copied […]

Google+ Regurgitation Day

Google+ Regurgitation Day [ri-gur-ji-tey-shuh n] [dey] noun A typical day on Google+ when no Official Google Blogs have been updated for 24 hours, John Mueller has not posted on Google+ for 24 hours, Pierre Far has not posted on Google+ for 24 hours or a Google Webmasters Hangout hasn’t taken place for 24 hours. Regurgitation […]

Google Comments Form Generator

Want to add a Google Comment Form to any static page? Complete the form below to create your own Google Comments Form URL you want the comment form to appear on: (Change this to your own URL) Google Comments Generator

V1 SEO Number Plate

Are you searching for V1 SEO number plate because you saw it on a bright red VW Polo in Warwickshire? Let us know where and when you saw it to receive a free upgraded business directory listing in the UK Small Business Directory* If you took a photo of the V1 SEO VW Polo upload […]

SEO For Beginners Tips

Always remember a page is a page, a website is a website. To optimise a website you 1st need to optimise individual pages Treat each page as an individual project but keep them related and well structured. Site Structure and Navigation Individual well optimised pages need a good site structure and navigation system to rank […]

How to get jump links showing in Google

How to get jump links showing in Google V1 SEO Jump Link tips used for displaying Jump Links in the SERPs Jump links or jump to links have been appearing in the Google results pages for some time now, these jump link tips shows you how to obtain them in your results. Contents What are […]

UK Small Business Directory 200,000 Listings

Will you be listing number 200,000 in UK Small Business Directory? Free Special Upgraded Directory Listing for 200,000 To stop anyone trying to estimate when business listing 200,000 will be registered we will not be approving listings for the next few days. When we do approve listings, number 200,000 will be revealed and receive a […]

SEO Services for Tradesmen in Warwickshire

It was 10 years in June that I gave up working on the building and decided to do SEO full time. Having spent 25 years in the industry I decided enough was enough and that I just couldn’t afford to carry on working as it was costing me too much money being away from a […]

Why online reviews can’t be trusted

We all know about fake reviews but did you also know that a lot of big companies use review systems that are deliberately set up to be manipulative and obtain positive reviews? A popular review site uses a system where they ask for reviews in what the call The Customers Happy Time so there is […]

Improve your Citations Improve your Google Places Listing

It has long been believed that Google use citations from other websites and sources as a marker for Google Places listings. V1 SEO have spoken before about using Using Microdata for SEO and Using Rich Snippets and schema.org to improve local search. Today we talk about the importance of citations for improving Google Places listings. […]

Search Engine Friendly WordPress Theme

I’ve posted before about SEO friendly WordPress themes and as this blog becomes more SEO related decided to put my advice in to practice. The first thing you will notice about this blog is the fact it doesn’t have the usual header images you generally associate with WordPress sites. In place of the usual header […]

SEO and the single product website

The concept of single product web pages and single product websites owes itself really to PPC where the main objective is to target a landing page to a specific AdWords campaign and set of keywords. V1 SEO are now expanding on this to provide optimised single product web pages which are set up to target […]

Google +1 Checker

I’ve just discovered my Google +1 Checker Tool had stopped working :( No idea how long it has been broken, but I have just updated it and all seems OK again Google +1 Checker

Traffic Baiting

I originally made this post back in May/June 2011 after seeing how important I thought having a Google Profile would become and after thinking Google must use traffic data more. Here we are nearly 12 months later, Google say they are changing the way back-links are being used and SEO’s are paniking. Was my prediction […]

Traffic Rating

I originally made this post back in June/July 2011 after seeing how important I thought traffic data may become. Was my prediction that the traffic data Google obtain via the SERP’s correct? Who knows, but as Google appear to be using more and more social features I still think it could have a bearing and […]

SEO Keywords Finder

The V1 SEO keyword finder helps you find keywords related to business categories. Select category from list to see related keywords. 3D Visualisation Abba Tribute Acts Access Consultants Access equipment Accessible Bathrooms Accident Investigators Accommodation Accountants Acupuncture Adventure Sports advertising Advertising Agencies Aerial Installers Affiliate Marketing After School Activities Agriculture Air Compressors Air Conditioning Equipment […]

Google Plus Tips

5 of my favourite little Google Plus tools, tips and tricks that webmasters can use on their own websites. Self Hosted Google Plus Widget Google+ Search Box Google +1 Checker Google Plus Author Search Google Structured Data Testing Tool Button Find out more about each on my page – Google Plus Tools, Tips and Tricks […]

Google+ Stats

This page has been set up to display the stats and compare Facebook, Twitter and Google+ usage by small businesses who sign up to UK Small Business Directory. It displays how many businesses added their Facebook details, Twitter details and Google+ details when they registered in UK Small Business Directory. Week 1 – 1st to […]

Link Devaluation

SEO Weasel has an interesting theory about Link Devaluation SEO Weasel says webmasters and website owners should stop running around like headless chickens looking at other websites for bad backlinks and links that have been devalued but instead try looking a little closer to home. Have you got a website with a good navigation system […]

Using Rich Snippets

Although Google say; “Google doesn’t use markup for ranking purposes at this time” they also go on to say; “but rich snippets can make your web pages appear more prominently in search results, so you may see an increase in traffic.” Something else they don’t mention, but which our testing appear to validate is that […]