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The Power of Touch

Touch technology is more or less the best way to use a device, simply because it’s the most natural and intuitive human behavior. Banking on this theory, the designers of Ecopad have come up with a concept Tablet PC that uses no external power source to charge it. Right below the display is the nano piezoelectricity film that harnesses every touch or press on the screen, as an energy source.

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Diagrams for Solving Crawl Priority & Indexation Issues

Yesterday night I stayed up way too late authoring a post on Google's Indexation Cap. Today, despite getting up way too early, I wanted to follow up and answer some of the questions from the comments, Twitter and my email. I think SEOs who read the post rightly asked for more direction in solving this problem - a fair request. Below, I've done my best to tackle these problems visually, as I believe we all think about site architecture and crawling issues in a visual structure.

First off, here's a sample site hieararchy to set down the concept and give the colors I'm using in the following diagrams more context:

Next, I've illustrated in a more representative fashion, how those hieararchies might look on a website, and noted the external link potential of each:

In this next piece, I'm trying to explain a very important concept and something that's frequently misunderstood by SEOs. Once upon a time, search spiders would crawl the web largely recursively - hit…

Supplemental Index Ratio Calculator

What is the Supplemental Index Ratio?

Google has a secondary index containing pages pages considered of less importance.
This pages are considered supplemental results, and returned in SERPs only if there are no pages from the main index matching the given search term(s).

The Supplemental Index Ratio tells you what percentage of pages indexed from your website are supplemental results.
The lower your Supplemental Index Ratio is, the better.
How Can I Lower My Supplemental Index Ratio?

The primary solution is to get more relevant inbound links… but this is the solution of 90% of SEO problems.
Some other suggested solutions are

Avoid duplicate content
Write long posts
Avoid linking at bad neighborhood
Avoid excessive reciprocal links

How Does Supplemental Index Ratio Calculator Works?

Basically it:

Finds the total number of pages indexed by Google from your website with
Finds the total number of pages in the…