Bill Slawski

With more than 26 years of SEO experience and a Juris Doctor Degree, Bill Slawski is the foremost expert on Google’s patents as related to SEO. Patent Exploration is one of the quickest and most detailed ways to find new information about SEO. Bill is the Editor of SEO by the Sea, a prominent search engine optimization blog, where he is the author of over 1,300 posts. Bill’s experience includes Fortune 500 brands and some of the largest websites in the world. Bill is a contributing author for Moz, Search Engine Land, and Search Engine Journal. In 2014-2021, he spoke at industry-leading international conferences about topics including search engine algorithms, universal and blended search, personalization in search, search and social, and duplicate content problems, structured data, and schema

Recent Posts by Bill Slawski

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An Automated Assistant Enabled Vehicle

What will Google's Automated Assistants be capable of doing tomorrow? Chances are they will be involved...
query categorization

Query Categorization Based On Image Results

Google was recently granted a patent on Query Categorization Based On Image Results. The patent tells...
Top;icality scores

Topicality Scores, Social Scores and User-Generated Content At Google

Just What is a Topicality Score? Topicality Scores give you an idea of what content on...
editing natural language queries

Processing and Editing Natural Language Queries

A newly granted Google patent has come out about processing and editing natural language queries. As...
document processing

Document Processing Using Structured Key-Value Pairs

Why Key-Value Pairs in this document processing system? Writing this post reminded me of a 2007...
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Determining Dialog States For Language Models Updated

The First Claims of Determining Dialog States For Language Models   Chances are that you have...
identifying Entity Attribute Relationships

Identifying Entity Attribute Relations

This patent, granted March 1, 2022, is about identifying entity-attribute relationships in bodies of text. Search...
Searching Quotes of Entities

Searching Quotes of Entities Modified at Google

The Patent Behind Searching Quotes of Entities Has Been Modified by Continuation Patent Again   When...
accurate location information

Accurate Establishment Locations in Google

Placing Accurate Establishment Locations Establishments, such as restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, and other businesses, are...
modified search queries

Modified Search Queries

Modified Search Queries Based on Misspellings and Synonyms This patent is about ranking modifications of a...
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