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Google Bot Crawl Visual Animation

Google Bot Crawl Visual Animation

right click and choose zoom in to use timeline control

by drunkmenworkhere

Published by r8ndom, on June 4th, 2006 at 11:45 pm. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

MSN Bot Crawl Visual Animation

right click and choose zoom in to use timeline control


Used in reference to a post about Animated Search Engine Bot Crawl Visualizations by drunkmenworkhere

Published by r8ndom, on June 4th, 2006 at 11:36 pm. Filled under: Posts,SEO - Search Engine Optimization,Search,Search EnginesNo Comments

Animated Search Engine Bot Crawl Visualizations

These Animated Search Engine Bot Crawl Visualizations are the result of a one year experiment on the behaviour of Yahoo, MSN & Google search engine bots.

You can click on the pictures to watch the animated visualizations from drunkmenworkhere.


MSN Bot Visual Animation
MSN Bot Visual Animation



Yahoo Slurp Visual Animation
Yahoo Slurp Visual Animation


Google Bot Visual Animation
Google Bot Visual Animation

Definitely worth further study.

Quick Conclusion – For Google shorter URLs help rankings & comment spam does hurt rankings.

For you SEO types wistful for the days of chasing the green fairy, there is even a graphical visualization of pagerank in their test matrix.

Pagerank Visualization

The paths are similiar to natural forms. That fits with the idea that evolution is efficent search leading leading to winning forms. Perhaps we will find that the closer advanced visualizations resemble natural forms, that the visualization improves and/or the engines become.

Published by r8ndom, on June 4th, 2006 at 10:41 am. Filled under: Metatheory,New Media,Posts,SEO - Search Engine Optimization,Search,Search Engines,VideosNo Comments