Algorithmic Business – What it is and how to become one

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What is an algorithmic business? How to make use of algorithms? How to become an algorithmic business? The heart of algorithmic business is turning raw data into strategic business goals. What is an algorithm?

How Algorithms Rule The World

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How Algorithms Rule The World. When Christopher Steiner, the 35-year-old cofounder of Aisle50 , a Y Combinator startup offering online grocery deals, set out to write the book Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World , ( out tomorrow ), he’d planned to focus solely on Wall Street.

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How Companies are Reimagining Business Processes With Algorithms

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More changes in today’s business are being driven by computers- not through useful programs written by humans, but processes re-engineered by data analytics. Algorithms are in effect a step-by-step process of problem-solving.

Google Rolls Out New Penguin Update to Core Algorithm

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Image Source: Search Engine Roundtable. Did you see your analytics go haywire earlier this week as a result of Google’s latest algorithm updates? Google confirmed that they rolled out the latest Penguin update to their core algorithm on September 23rd. As Barry Schwartz wrote over at Search Engine Roundtable : Everyone is asking me, did anyone see a recovery from the September 23, 2016 launch date of Penguin 4.0

Survival of the Fittest Variation: Evolutionary Algorithms in Optimization

ConversionXL

And though there are many forms in AI, in this post we’ll dive into the specific one we built Sentient Ascend with: evolutionary algorithms. A Primer on Evolutionary Algorithms. So, what are evolutionary algorithms? That’s not a particularly good algorithm.

Why You Should Not Build a Recommendation Engine

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Why You Should Not Build a Recommendation Engine. Recommendation engines are arguably one of the trendiest uses of data science in startups today. A recommendation engine is a feature (not a product) that filters items by predicting how a user might rate them.

Content Diversity is Key to Search Engine Optimisation Success

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Most webmasters know by now that if they churn out the same content and build the same type of links again and again, they are likely to be hit by an algorithmic update or a penalty.

How Search Engine Optimization Can Bring You More Clients

YoungUpstarts

Most importantly, is your site optimized for search engines and is it attracting the type and number of visitors you’d like? In the early days of the internet, while search engines were still in their infancy, search engine optimization was much simpler than it is today.

Lessons from Facebook on Recruiting Elite Engineers

David Teten

Following is a guest post from ff Venture Capital winter intern Max Segan , a Colgate senior majoring in computer science, who is starting at Facebook this summer as a software engineer. In a very competitive market for quality engineers they’re almost certainly interviewing elsewhere, too; it’s important to lose as few as possible due to poor response time or anything else easily preventable. 6) Use algorithms questions.

Machine Learning, Algorithms and Unicorns

Mark Birch

Most people that talk about algorithm and machine learning have no idea what that even means. They start out building their Über-engine, only to realize that it is 1) superhard and 2) superexpensive. machine learning algorithms web Internet startups data

2015 Q2 DDoS Threat Landscape Report: The Downside Of The Decline Of Search Engine Impersonator Bots, And What It Means For DDoS Attacks

YoungUpstarts

On the surface, the news that the use of search engine impersonator bots is down from 57% of all DDoS bot traffic in 2014 to a miniscule 0.9% Nearly every website in existence welcomes Google’s search engine crawlers. Others cyber crime Google search algorithm search engine

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4 White Hat SEO Techniques to Implement in 2017

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Search engine algorithms continue to grow smarter. How will you stay ahead of the curve

Direct From Google: How To Build A Quality Website In 2012

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I hear a lot of webmasters complain day in and day out about all the changes that Google constantly makes to its algorithm and how they affect our search engine placement. Let me break it to you: it’s not all about what Google has done and will do to update its algorithm. I… Read the rest of this entry » Search Engine Optimization Search Engine Optimization & Search Marketing Amit Singhal google panda google penalities matt cutts

Search Engine Optimization Requires Proactive Management

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When search engines were relatively new, and content marketing even less established than its current burgeoning status, people used to saturate writing with keywords. Now Google, Bing, and other search engine solutions require that the results be relevant to those conducting a given search.

Is Machine Learning Changing The Future Of SEO? Yes! Here’s How.

YoungUpstarts

For years, Google’s algorithm updates have dominated the SEO industry. Every time you’ve got accustomed with an algorithm, a new update rolled out, forcing you to audit your website and rethink your strategy. At this stage, RankBrain is just another algorithm update.

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What Google Really Wants: 7 New Insights that Will Change the Way You Create Content

Inc Startups

Forget (almost) everything you think you know about SEO, and get the expert take on Google's latest search engine algorithm updates

The Best Way To Get More Traffic To Your Website

YoungUpstarts

This is something a search engine optimization company can help you with. Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a strategy that gets more relevant traffic to your site, thereby increasing your ranking on the Search Engine Result Page, or SERP.

Why SEO Is Important In Online Marketing?

YoungUpstarts

And if you are planning to start your internet marketing campaign, there is one term that you cannot ignore or skip — Search Engine Optimisation – SEO. It is really important to optimise your site based on these algorithms as this will only ensure that your website has visitors.

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SEO: Quality, Not Quantity, Is The Order Of The Day

YoungUpstarts

Solely depending on Search Engine Optimisation and not catering to readability of content. Thinking Aloud content marketing search engine marketingWhat do we do when we want to drive targeted traffic to our websites?

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Search: Not Provided: What Remains, Keyword Data Options, the Future

Occam's Razor

As an analyst, I was upset that this change would hurt my ability to analyze the effectiveness of my beloved search engine optimization (SEO) efforts – which are really all about finding the right users using optimal content strategies. Aggregated search engine level analysis.

Engineering Social Commerce

Code as Craft

In this post we explore some of the engineering challenges we faced in building a social commerce feature like the gift recommender. On the commerce side of things, the product is powered by data mining algorithms that analyze contexts in both Facebook’s social setting and Etsy’s marketplace to make relevant recommendations. However, we also needed server side API access for deeper queries required by the core recommender algorithm.

What To Expect for SEO in 2016?

Duct Tape Marketing

The last few years have witnessed a number of new developments with regard to Google’s search algorithm and being an SEO consultant it is very important to monitor, predict and keep track of the direction Google is headed so that I can provide the best services and results for my clients.

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Student Engineers: Apply to work at 170+ startups with one Common Application

Redeye VC

It was a simple idea: allow engineering students to fill out one application and get matched with the perfect startup from across our 170 companies. With this one application , engineering students can apply for summer internships or full-time jobs at over 170 amazing startup companies.

Fruition’s Google Penalty Checker Keeps Your Sites From Penalization

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a webmaster, one of your perennial fears is of Google strangling the traffic to the websites you manage due to some unknown, inexplicable infraction because of changes and updates to their search algorithms.

Google Rolls Out New Penguin Update to Core Algorithm

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Image Source: Search Engine Roundtable. Did you see your analytics go haywire earlier this week as a result of Google’s latest algorithm updates? Google confirmed that they rolled out the latest Penguin update to their core algorithm on September 23rd. As Barry Schwartz wrote over at Search Engine Roundtable : Everyone is asking me, did anyone see a recovery from the September 23, 2016 launch date of Penguin 4.0

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Google Rolls Out New Penguin Update to Core Algorithm

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Image Source: Search Engine Roundtable. Did you see your analytics go haywire earlier this week as a result of Google’s latest algorithm updates? Google confirmed that they rolled out the latest Penguin update to their core algorithm on September 23rd. As Barry Schwartz wrote over at Search Engine Roundtable : Everyone is asking me, did anyone see a recovery from the September 23, 2016 launch date of Penguin 4.0

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Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

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The post outlines eight sources vendors use to collect data: Toolbars, panels, ISP data, search engines, self reported, scraped/indexed, hybrid, and external voc. And I'm totally ignoring that demo/psycho data is deeply inferred and algorithmized.

Does Mobilegeddon Really Even Matter?

YoungUpstarts

On April 21, Google launched its new algorithm update , designed to alter the ranking of its mobile search results to favor mobile-friendly sites and ultimately, to provide a better search experience for mobile users. By Brian Sutter, Director of Marketing, Wasp Barcode Technologies.

Find Underused Keywords, and Searchers Will Find Your Brand

Up and Running

Google is constantly trying to create better algorithms that provide the most helpful results for users, and the company is fully aware of the trend toward longer, more specific search entries. Managing a Business google keyword keywords Search Engine seo SERP

Optimizing Meta Descriptions, H1s and Title Tags: Lessons from Multivariate SEO Testing at Etsy

Code as Craft

We recently ran a successful split-testing title tag experiment to improve our search engine optimization (SEO), the results and methodology of which we shared in a previous Code as Craft post. Uncategorized analytics data engineering data science experimentation seo

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DNAnexus: Computational Genomics, Algorithms and ML Engineer.

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Multi-Channel Attribution Modeling: The Good, Bad and Ugly Models

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The core premise of the time decay model is this: The media touch point closest to conversion gets most of the credit, and the touch point prior to that will get less credit based on a smart and simple algorithm.

Beyond the Black and White of Google’s Panda Update

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Panda 25, the most recent of Google’s search algorithm updates, was launched on Feb. The brass-tacks results of Google’s Panda efforts to rework Google’s search algorithm have been mixed, at best. 21, 2013.

You Are What You Measure, So Choose Your KPIs (Incentives) Wisely!

Occam's Razor

And no, she was not able to complete her task after 6.3802146 frustrating minutes because neither your navigation nor your internal site search engine got her to the right page. You feel proud because you started with just 5% of the traffic from search engines. Yes, data is important.

Multi-Channel Attribution: Definitions, Models and a Reality Check

Occam's Razor

So less automated algorithms "distributing credit" and more thoughtful deliberative discreet measurement strategies that inform strategic decisions. A wise person said: "To guarantee success, spend 95% of your time defining the problem and 5% of the time solving it."

Does Moore’s Law Suddenly Matter Less?

Feld Thoughts

But the ingenuity that computer scientists have put into algorithms have yielded performance improvements that make even the exponential gains of Moore’s Law look trivial,” said Edward Lazowska, a professor at the University of Washington. The rapid pace of software progress, Mr. Lazowska added, is harder to measure in algorithms performing nonnumerical tasks. Technology future moore's law robots software engineering

How to build a Silicon Valley caliber product engineering team in Asia

The Next Web

Now that I’ve mapped out key first steps that need to be taken and important cultural nuances to be aware of when expanding your business into Asia , many CEOs ask me if they can actually locate their engineering and product teams here and expect the same level of quality they get in the Valley.

Benchmarking Performance: Your Options, Dos, Don'ts and To-Die-Fors!

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Google Analytics will auto-detect the type of website you are based on an advanced algorithm that analyzes content and business type. We are all blessed with more data than we know what to do with, and all for the price of a few lines of JavaScript added to your website.

Q2 2015 DDoS Trends – The Fall Of Search Engine Impersonators

YoungUpstarts

Search engine impersonators are bots that pretend to be crawling a website in an attempt to index it and find useful links. Most website owners are more than happy to have the search engine bots (googlebot and bingbot, to name a couple) browsing their website all day long.

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Rank #1 On LinkedIn Search

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The LinkedIn Algorithim LinkedIn’s search algorithm is not that sophisticated. Headline The engine also looks at the profile headline and sees if the keyword appears there. Search Engine Optimization aziz ali craig bass Google keyword analysis keywords research linkedin seo tip