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    Backlinks are DEAD – Long Live Content Marketing. Drive new customers to your website

    What exactly IS a backlink? Well think of it like this. Two pie shops are in the same town, sell the same pies, and have websites that are pretty much the same. So how does Google decide which website to put in the first position? Backlinks. Each backlink counts as a vote, and all other things being equal, the website with the most votes wins top position. OK, so these links are magical and awesome but where to get backlinks for your website? That, my friends, is where we come in. Backlinks aren’t a mystery, but doing them right and managing them as you go along takes time and experience…

  • How will Google treat new TLDs?
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    How will Google treat new TLDs?

    Today’s question comes all the way from Munich, where RobertvH wants to know, how will Google treat the new TLDs where any top level domain is possible, for example for corporations, portfolio.mycompanyname, regarding influence on ranking and page rank? Well we’ve had hundreds of different TLDs. And we do a pretty good job of ranking those. We want to return the best result. And if the best result is on one particular TLD, then it’s reasonable to expect that we’ll do the work in terms of writing the code and finding out how to crawl different domains, where we are able to return what we think is the best result…

  • Implementing Hash Tables – CS101 – Udacity
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    Implementing Hash Tables – CS101 – Udacity

    [Evans] I hope everyone understands the main idea behind the hash table now. Our goal is to map a keyword and the number of buckets using a hashstring function to a particular bucket,and that bucket will contain all of the keywords that map to that location. So now what we’re going to do is try to actually write the code to do this. We’re going to start from our index that we wrote for the previous unit but try to figure out how to implement that with a hash table instead. The first question is, how is this going to change our data structure? This was what we had before.…