Monthly Archives: October 2015

Spiders, Indexes, and SERP’s – Understanding some SEO Jargon.

Spiders, Indexes, and SERP’s – Understanding some SEO Jargon.

It’s no secret that SEO is a complicated undertaking. This post is intended to help lay users with some of the Jargon and basic concepts of search engines and their indexes. So let’s just start with the terms in the title. A search engine spider is a piece of software that essentially just collects links. Google actually starts with a seed list of roughly 10,000 high quality sites & pages. In this case the quality of those pages was determined by hand and was actually picked by a human reviewer. Google has now actually started mixing in human reviewers and quantifying that data in a lot of their algorithms. Anyway […]